25 Nov Young Sportsperson of the Year Award
Congratulations to Gabrielle Wright and Traye Wildbore, who were both been selected as finalists in the College Sport Young Sportsperson of the Year Awards. Gabby went on to win the award for ‘Young Athlete with a Disability’.
Gabby represented Pakuranga College at the College Sport Athletics Championships in the 100m, 200m and 400m events to win 1 gold and 2 bronze medals. She also represented her school at the NZSS Track & Field Championships, winning silver medals in the 100m, 200m and 400m events.
Representing Auckland at the U16/U18 North Island Interprovincial Championships, she competed in the 100m, 200m, 400m and mixed teams relay, where she won bronze for overall individual points for the overall Para athlete. The Auckland Team also achieved gold for overall team points.
Representing her club in the Athletics Auckland Track & Field Championships in the 100m, 200m, 400m events, Gabby won gold, silver and bronze and set new national records for U17 T54 women in 200m and 400m.