Marisa Posiano, 15, will head to Vancouver, Canada for the All Schools Athletics Championships on June 17.
The All Saints Catholic College Liverpool Year 10 student will compete in both shot put and discus Under 15’s events. She threw 32 metres in discus and 11.81 metres in shot put to qualify for both after training in the sports for only two-and-a-half years.
“I tried a few other sports and didn’t really go well, then when I came to Athletics they saw I had the potential to do shot put and discus as my main events,” she said. “I like training and communication with the other kids that compete.
“My family were in shock when they saw the letter. They were surprised I was actually going to Canada. I’m looking forward to learning new techniques in…
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