Taoyuan, Taiwan, 10th October 2015 – Santana Chapman (17) of the Coastal Wanderers Swimming Squad, Kapiti Coast, has won two Bronze Medals in the 50m and 200m Breaststroke at the 8th Asia Pacific Deaf Games in Taoyuan, Taiwan. These are New Zealand’s first ever medals at the Asia Pacific Deaf Games, which has attracted 1,500 athletes from 22 countries. Santana has been supported by her family, Grant Campbell – Swimming Coach, and Daniel Harborne – President for Deaf Sports New Zealand. These Games have provided an opportunity for Santana to meet and compete with other Deaf and hard of hearing […]
Southern Zone won the coveted Aotearoa Turi Shield with 34 points to Central Zone’s 29 points and Northern Zone’s 12 points. Just over 150 athletes took part over three days of Labour weekend, competing in 12 different sports for the Aotearoa Turi Shield. The 12 sports included were: Lawn Bowls, Ten Pin Bowling, Basketball, Netball, Indoor Netball, Touch, Badminton, Squash, Darts, Indoor Football, Indoor Bowls and 8 Ball Pool. Triples Mixed Lawn Bowls: The triples mixed Lawn Bowls title went to Southern with 4 points to Central’s 2. Darts: Central toppled Southern in both Mens and Womens darts to win with […]
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