At the beginning of the year, some staff have registered the LAP to participate to an athletism competition between secondary schools.
At the LAP, the students who wanted to participate started training and a selection was made based on minimum time per type of race and age category.
Next 11 of them (6 boys and 5 girls) came to Bobo Dioulasso for the selection at the province level. The LAP is a boarding school in the middle of nowhere. Students have very few occasions to come to the city.
Out of the 11, 8 (6 boys and 2 girls) qualified for the next level which be at Regional level mid March. The stress to be competing on a strange setting was too strong for some of the girls.
The final step will be to go to Ouagadougou (capital city) where there will be competing in a big stadium if some of our students qualify.
Tisi experience will be very benefic for those students.
We believe that we will get a lot students for next year try out since a lot of students did not understand some the advantages of theis activity but only saw teh pain of the training.
We will keep you informed of the resuklts of our students.
Thank you for your support and keep communicating in your network about the LAP.
2 of LAP students finishing the 100 meters race
Start up of the 80 meters race
Nathalie during her 800 meters race
Some students of the first year