Triumph for Darlene at West Yorkshire School Games

The sporting community at Cockburn John Charles Academy is buzzing with pride following the exceptional performance of one of its standout athletes.

Darlene, a dedicated and talented student, has clinched the gold medal in the 80m hurdles at the prestigious West Yorkshire School Games. Not only did she secure first place, but she also achieved a personal best time, marking a significant milestone in her athletic career.

The competition saw athletes from across the region competing in various events. Darlene’s victory in the 80m hurdles was a highlight of the day, showcasing her speed, agility, and determination. Her success is a testament to the rigorous training and unwavering commitment she has shown over the past months.

With this remarkable achievement, Darlene has now set her sights on the upcoming Yorkshire competition. Her recent performance has bolstered her confidence, and she is determined to excel further and secure a place in the Nationals. The entire school community is rallying behind her, offering their support and encouragement as she prepares for this next challenge.

Mrs Roberts, Head of School at Cockburn John Charles Academy, expressed her delight at Darlene’s accomplishment.

“We are incredibly proud of Darlene’s outstanding achievement in the West Yorkshire School Games. Her dedication, hard work, and passion for athletics are truly inspiring. She has set a shining example for her peers, and we are confident she will continue to excel as she moves forward to the Yorkshire competition and beyond.”

Darlene’s journey from a promising young athlete to a regional champion has been an inspiring one.

Her success serves as a reminder of the importance of perseverance and the impact of a supportive school environment.
As she continues to train and compete, the Cockburn John Charles community remains hopeful and excited about her future prospects.


This post is based on a press release issued by Cockburn John Charles Academy


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One Reply to “Triumph for Darlene at West Yorkshire School Games”

  1. Congratulations Darlene keep up the good work, keep training hard the world is your oyster, athletics is an amazing way to meet new people going up and down the country competing in your chosen event good luck for all your future races I’m sure you will make yourself and your school extremely proud x

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