SOUTHLAND based junior athletes competed at the Athletics Otago Track and Field meeting held at the Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, on Saturday.
Ruby Dempster (15), of Athletics Invercargill finished second in a junior women’s triple jump with a distance of 10.28m. She also won the women’s 80m hurdles in a time of 14.29.
Timothy Baker, of Athletics Winton won junior men’s long jump event with a distance of 6.09m.
Athletes from St Paul’s, Invercargill and Winton athletic clubs enjoyed a successful meet with many achieving top three placings.