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Rising stars at the NDJ's yearly Triathlon
Notre Dame de Jamhour organizes every year the
Inter-Scholar Triathlon Championship for the young athletes in Lebanon.
The 2013 edition was held yesterday Sunday 22nd in Jamhour. Nine schools
participated in this championship: Notre Dame de Jamhour the host of
the Championship, College St Gregoire, Melkart, College Protestant,
Champville, Antonins, Capucins Batroun, IML and Maristes Jbeil.This
competition is a combined event of Sprint, Long jump and Shot Put for
categories starting with Kids and finishing with the Youth category.
This competition is very important for the athletes to discover the
combined events at a young age, and for the coaches and federation to
catch the rising stars in this event.
Talking about rising stars, in
this edition, few athletes have achieved impressive performances like
Charbel Mtanios from Antonins who is born in 2002, and jumped 4.54
meters in Long Jump, ran the 50 meters in 6.8 seconds (manual time) and
threw the ball a 29.44 meters. His final score was 860 according the the
table of Letessier. Other kids who shined in this championship: Cynthia Abdel Nour and
Sara Abou Jaoude from Champville scoring respectively 760 (50m: 7.5, LJ:
4.04, BT: 30.07) and 720 points (50m: 7.4, LJ: 4.02, BT: 22.86). In the Bantam Category (12-13 years), Maria Merhej from NDJ won withh
830 points, and Georges Saba from Capucins Batroun won the event in the
boys category scoring 950 points.
the Midget category (14-15 years), Jad Khoury (Champville) won the event with 1080
points with the fastest 80 meters in 9.1 seconds. Christina Maalouly
(NDJ) won the gold in the women's with 840 pts. In the Youth Category (16-17 years) Anthony Mikael
(NDJ) finished on the top with 1150 pts and Joelle Feghali (NDJ) in the women's with 870 pts.
this competition, the track and field season of 2013 ended, hoping to
see the rising stars shining throughout this new year with great
achievements and progression.
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