Today Wednesday, February 7, at the José Armero Tovar de Roldán pavilion, at 10 in the morning, more than 100 schoolchildren from 10 educational centers of the municipality of Torre-Pacheco met to participate in the local "Playing at Alevín Athletics ", a test that is within the annual calendar of the program of physical activity and sport at school age.
This activity is held in two days, the first on today and the second day will be held on February 14 in the youngest category.
From the first local day, a male and a female winner center is selected.
They will represent the municipality in the regional championship, which will be on February 21 in San Pedro del Pinatar.
CEIP Hernández Ardieta has been the winning center in both male and female, and will represent the municipality in San Pedro del Pinatar.
The test consists of 5 tests plus a relay, the participants of the centers will have to perform two tests each, being the distribution of the following way, a test of the five chosen by the center and another test that will be assigned by lot, giving so faith, that all the athletes have practiced each and every one of the tests.
The tests are:
1. CARRERA 10 x 10 METROS Timed race over a distance of 10 meters that has to be covered 10 times, 5 passes and 5 laps, covering one, total distance of 100 meters.
2. LAUNCH OF SOFT JABALINA:
Launching a soft javelin, from a standstill, without a previous race.
If it is exceeded after launching the line from which it is launched, it will not be considered null.
The javelin can not be thrown by grabbing it from the tail area.
3. TWO JUMPS FOLLOWED TO FOOTS TOGETHER FROM STOPPED: The participant placed behind the starting line and with his / her parallel feet makes two jumps in a row together without interruption.
4. LAUNCH MEDICINAL BALL FORWARD ABOVE THE HEAD FROM KNEES: The participant kneels on a mat (or other soft surface) throws a 2 kg medicine ball forward above the head.
After the throwing, it will not be considered null if the participant is allowed to fall forward on the mat, as long as it does not raise the knees of the ground.
5. LATERAL JUMPING OF A LOW OBSTACLE: When the starting signal is given, the participant makes continuous jumps to feet together on either side of a foam rubber obstacle or cardboard (approximately 20 cm high) made in 20 seconds, must necessarily pass both feet over the obstacle in all jumps.
The number of jumps made is noted.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Torre Pacheco