Evelyn, Justina and Marsha went to a sports competition in Darwin. They brought back lots of medals! Altogether, they won 11 medals; Marsha won 3, Justina won 4 and Evelyn won 4 each. All the schools from Arnhem land sent some kids each for a team and they won the trophy! Arnhem kids won 31 medals altogether and that is how we won the trophy. Arnhem kids came first. Our girls came back yesterday the 7th of September.
INTERVIEW WITH EVELYN
What kind of activites did you do in Darwin, Evelyn?
The activities we had were shot put, high jump, long jump, 200 metre race, 100 metre race and 400 metre race.
How did it make you feel when you won a medal?
I felt very proud and thankful to everyone who supported me when I was about to do an event.
How many medals did you win and what did you win them for?
I won 4 medals and the events I did them for was long jump, 400 meter race, 200 meter race and discus.
INTERVIEW WITH MARSHA
Marsha, how did it feel to be competing against the other kids?
I felt happy and excited and very sportsman-like to be playing with them.
Did you make any friends while you were there?
Yes, I made friends with just the Arnhem kids from 11 different communities.
Did you win any medals and what did you win them for?
Yes, I won three medals and I won them in discus, shot put and 100 meter race.
Thank You Marsha
INTERVIEW WITH JUSTINA
Justina, did you have an incredible time getting along with the other kids?
I enjoyed playing sports with the other kids they were cheering for me when it was my turn to do an activity.
Did you enjoy the activities?
I enjoyed the activities and I had fun.
How was it so fun?
It was so fun because there were hard challenges. The kids were very good I had to be great to keep up with them.
Did you win any medals and what activites did you win them for?
Yes, I won 4 medals and the activites I won them for was discu, 100 meter race, 800 meter race and long jump.
Interviews by Faith Stevens