23
MAR
2019

Athletics competition in Cowansville:  14 medals for Areus from the Socrates-Demosthène School

Athletics competition in Cowansville:  14 medals for Areus from the Socrates-Demosthène School

 

Cowansville- On March 16th, the 3rd athletics competition of the Athletics Team Areus of the Socrates-Demosthène School took place. This competition was sanctioned by the Quebec Federation of Athletics (FQA). The competition featured a pentathlon of 5 events: high jump, hurdles, sprint, shot put and 800 meters. It was a great opportunity for our team to continue our successful streak of previous competitions. Here are the results for our athletes:
High jump :
Nasir Pierre: Gold Medal
Liam Papai: Bronze medal
Anthony Papai: 5th place
Like the previous competition, Nasir Pierre continued to raise the bar under the encouragement of the crowd present after winning the high jump event. Two highlights. 1st medal in high jump for Liam Papai and our 3 athletes present rank in the top 5.
Hedges:
Nasir Pierre: Gold Medal
Liam Papai: Bronze medal
Anthony Papai: 4th place
Nasir Pierre, a specialist in sprinting and high jump, reached the top step of the podium with a time of under 8 seconds (7.94). Liam Papai wins the bronze with a time of 8.26. Highlight: Our 3 athletes rank in the top 4.
Sprint:
Nasir Pierre: Gold Medal
Liam Papai: Silver Medal
Anthony Papai: Bronze Medal
A triplet! Having finished first in their respective wave, our 3 athletes clinch the 3 medals of the event. Nasir Pierre won easily with a time of 6.39 seconds. Liam Papai gets the second time with 6.59 seconds and Anthony Papai concludes the tripled Areus with a time of 6.76 seconds.
Shot put :
Nasir Pierre: Gold Medal
Anthony Papai: Silver Medal
Liam Papai: Bronze medal
2nd hat of the day! First, Nasir Pierre made a powerful projection of 9 m 36 to ensure the 1st place. This is a personal best for Nasir. Anthony Papai equalizes his personal best of 9m20 and takes the second position. Liam Papai then ensured the tripling of Areus by projecting the weight at 7 m 95.
800 meters:
Liam Papai: Gold Medal
Nasir Pierre: 4th place
Anthony Papai: 6th place
Liam Papai wins the gold medal with a time of 2m53. Nasir Pierre gets a time of 2m 55 and Anthony Papai stops the clock at 2m 57. Highlight: Our 3 athletes are positioned in the top 10.
Pentathlon (Combined 5 events)
Nasir Pierre: Gold Medal
Liam Papai: Silver Medal
Anthony Papai: Bronze Medal
The 3rd hat of the day for our team! Nasir Pierre collects gold with 41 points in the pentathlon. Liam Papai follows him closely with 34 points and Anthony Papai assures the 3rd hat-trick of the day with 25 points.
Three triplets! This is an extremely rare feat. The announcer of the competition has also exclaimed: “Ladies and gentlemen, we are witnessing a tripling! Under the applause of the spectators.
To top it off, the organizers said Areus of the School Socrates-Demosthène, the best team of the competition!
Our team attracts attention and gets a lot of success! Congratulations to the athletes and their coach Eric Bouchard.
Athletics Club Areus of the Socrates-Demosthène School: United, to the end!

 


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