Moyston primary school state BMX champions

MOYSTON - They might not have brought home anything resembling Olympic medals but the children from Moyston Primary School are filled with the confidence that they one day could, after they beat 355 other Victorian schools to be crowned the 2013 BMX racing champions.

The group of 18 children qualified for the final in Melbourne after a good showing in Warrnambool.

Three hundred and fifty-six schools - both public and private from across the state - competed in the capital with Moyston Primary finishing with the highest aggregate point score overall.

The event which is open to all Victorian schools sees children from age six through to VCE level compete.

It is part of the Victorian Schools' Cycling Cup that includes road bike, mountain bike and BMX competitions that take place across the year.

The Melbourne track, which has been the host for many state titles, was a great place for Moyston's talent youngsters to showcase their abilities and snap up the trophy.

The circuit seeks to promote cycling and grow peoples' familiarity with it now that BMX has been recognised as an official Olympic sport.

Moyston Primary School principal Anthony Cain said claiming the result reflected the effort with individuals collecting a number of placings.

"The families and school community are really wrapped with the result," he said.

"We've competed each year I have been principal but this was by far the biggest number of kids we sent and by far the best results."

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