The Canoe Association of Palau and the PE and Sports Office coordinated with High Schools and ISL program to conduct a half day canoe race last Saturday April 16th. Two High Schools entered into the 500m sprint and 1000m sprint with turns. Palau High Schools had three teams and Mindszenty with two teams. The ISL Canoe event is a one day event and this is the third year to host the program. The ISL offers sports competition to all high schools annually. There were about 40 students participating in the canoe race. The Event concluded with PHS Spider Team taking the 1st place in the 500m Sprint with a time of 3:04, 2nd place Mindszenty High School Team 1 with a time of 3:12, 3rd place Mindszenty High School Team 2 with a time of 3:13 and 4th place PHS Bubuu with a time of 3:14. In the 1000m sprint Race with a turn the 1st place went to PHS Bubuu Team with a time of 5:45, 2nd place PHS Spider Team with a time of 5:49 and 3rd Place to Mindszenty High School with a time of 6:05. The Canoe Association of Palau extends appreciation Meyuns Hamlet Legislator and Meyuns Community for providing a safe venue for Canoe Events, to Koror State Rangers for helping set up the race and help officials in the water, the Bureau of Parks and Recreation for helping with Tents and Benches, all the High School Teachers for supporting the students during the race and all officials at the race, and parents that came to cheer the high school teams. Congratulations to all Paddlers.
Last Modified on 18/04/2011 12:16