Sport and Leisure in Sint Maarten, SXM : Athletics
Schoolchildren triathlon specialists
Wednesday morning, the association USEP “The tigers of Orleans” was organizing a triathlon for children’s elementary school district of Orleans 2. Small sports have trained all year, this friendly competition was an opportunity for them to measure progress.
The association USEP (Sports Union of Primary Education) “The tigers of Orleans” organized this school year sports training every Wednesday at Galion for children Cm2. The triathlon season brought together some sixty pupils of Ce2, CM1 and CM2 school. By categories, the children were measured on the swimming events, mountain bike and foot race. The first three of each series were awarded medals and all participants will be rewarded by the awarding of a degree today at the school fete.
During this year of training, the children have a good sports, they have distinguished themselves especially during the Kids Triathlon organized by Trisport during which they won a rich harvest of medals!
Each school may have an association USEP; sharp USEP students can then participate in meetings between schools / schools within the school hours or outside school hours. This triathlon, children have funded “themselves” by holding a cake fair June 2 in Quarter. They have struggled to sell and attract customers. profits collected was used to purchase rewards and provide meals to all participants.
(Source: St. Martin Week of 6/22/2012)