James Harding | Athletics YSPOTY Winner

James won the Senior Boys 1500m and set a new record to win the Senior Boys 800m at the College Sport Auckland Athletics Championships and won the Senior Boys 800m and 4 x 400m relay at the NZSS Track and Field Championships. He is the New Zealand U18 800m record holder, Auckland and New Zealand U20 800m and 1500m champion. He finished 4th at the Elite Oceania invitational 1 and 2 800m. He also qualified for the World U20 Athletic Championships after finishing 2nd in the qualifying event and represented New Zealand at the Oceania invitational races.