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Paige in athletics history

Friday, March 8, 2013

Paige in athletics history

A 1500m record, which stood for 23 years in Rotorua, fell at the feet of one of our city's brightest young athletes.

The Mid Island Zone Secondary Schools Athletics day was held at Rotorua Lakes High School yesterday, with 542 athletes from 18 schools competing.

John Paul College Year 10 student Paige Satchell, 14, broke two long distance running records at the event - the Intermediate Girls 1500m (set in 1990) and the Intermediate Girls 3000m (set in 2012). "That was my goal today," Paige said.

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