Double Gold for Amy at Youth Games

Amy-Harding-Delooze-of-Australia-celebrates-after-winning-the-girls-1500m-final-during-the-athletics-competition-at-the-Apia-Park-Sports-ComplexSt Clare’s College Waverley student Amy Harding-Delooze has won a second gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games.

Amy won Australia’s first gold medal on day one of the Games in the 1500 metres, and won a second in the 800 metre event on September 9. She qualified for the event with twin sister Lily who placed fifth in the race. Amy ran the race in 2.06.83, Scotland’s Carys McAulay placed second at 2.07.05 and India’s Abitha Mary Manuel was third with a time of 2.07.33.

Principal Antoinette McGahan and staff watched the race streamed live.  It was replayed for students to celebrate the win later in the day.

“We all watched in awe,” she said. “It was exhilarating and we are very, very proud of Amy and her sister Lily for such a wonderful achievement.”

Read about Amy’s first gold here.



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  1. Antoinette McGahan

    The whole of our St Clare’s College community gathered to watch both the 1500m & 800m races and were captivated by the performance of both Amy & Lily. Amy’s performance both times was just exhilarating to watch. We are all extremely proud of Amy & Lily and await their return so we can celebrate their amazing achievements as a community.


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