Justyn Rogers (left) on the podium after his monumental effort to claim silver in the long jump.
Justyn Rogers (left) on the podium after his monumental effort to claim silver in the long jump. Contributed

BREAKING: Warwick athlete claims silver at nationals

JUSTYN Rogers has walked away from the Pacific School Games in Adelaide with a silver medal after the jump of his life today.

Rogers previous personal best coming into the final was 6.93m, however he smashed that mark with a huge leap of 7.32m.

Justyn Rogers alongside coach Rebecca Rogers.
Justyn Rogers alongside coach Rebecca Rogers. Contributed

Rogers' long jump coach Rebecca Rogers said the result was well deserved.

"We're all super proud,” she said.

"Justyn has worked super hard for the last nine months, and hasn't missed a session for the training program we have set him,

"He is the most dedicated athlete we have had by far.

"It is a tremendous reward for his effort. We think there is more in the tank and he'll keep on training.”



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