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WORLD SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS SELECTIONS AND BRITISH SCHOOLS CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS
Following some great orienteering runs at the selection race held at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, the day before the championships it has been announced that Kenilworth School and Sixth Form Junior Boys team have been selected to represent England at the World Championships. This is a great honour for the school and Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club congratulates the team, who are all club members. The World Championships will be held in April next year at Palermo, Sicily where the boys will compete against other teams from around the world. Oliver Lunn was the star performer winning the M14 4.8km course in 29.49mins, Oliver Flippance was 6th, Cameron Williams-Stein 12th, Felix Lunn 16th, Nathan Chapple 27th and Christian Roberts 32nd.
Several schools from Coventry and Warwickshire entered individuals and teams in the British Schools Championships at Sutton Park. Competing against over 750 pupils, the competition was tough and congratulations go to club members who represented their schools and notable individual results were: Year 7 Girls – 4th Florence Lunn, Kenilworth School, 8th Josie Smart, Myton School, 10th Tabitha Lunn, Kenilworth, Year 9 Girls 11th Pippa Smart, Myton School, Warwick, Year 8 Boys – 10th Peter Markham, Ash Green School, Coventry, 12th Jacob Oxtoby, King Henry VIII, Coventry, 17th Joe Quinney, Southam College, Year 10 Boys – 6th Felix Lunn, 9th Oliver Lunn and 10th Oliver Flippance, all Kenilworth School. Full results are on the www.bsoa.org website.continued.....
29nd Nov 2016
OD Juniors 3rd in the YBT National Finals 2016
Julie Emmerson 2016 British Champion (Robert Lines Photography)
After surviving the snow on Kilnsey Moor on Day 3, Easter Sunday, these three intrepid Droobers, Peter Carey, Sheila Carey and Barry Elkington, took their place on the podium gaining a 2nd place, on Day 4 at Storthes Hall near Huddersfield, in the Ultra Vets Relay.
2nd in the Junior Relay Race at the JK2016 Easter International Orienteering Festival.
Barry at the Compass Sport Cup March 2016
Schools Champs runner
Schools Champs runner
FOUND: A set of (car?) keys found in an EMIT box. Contact Rob for their return.