MOUNT Martha Primary School student Harry Pearce (above) is going to Brisbane to compete in this month’s School Sport Australia Track and Field championships.
Harry will be part of the School Sport Victoria 10-12-year-old track and field team and has qualified to run in the 100 metre sprint, long jump and 4 x 100 metre relay and the combined event which involves a 100 and 800 metre runs, long jump and shot put.
The national track and field championships start this week and finish 21 November at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre. Mornington Hyundai last week announced it would sponsor Harry’s trip to Brisbane.
Previous competitors in the national championships have gone on to compete in international competitions, including the Olympics, world championships and Commonwealth Games.