Melbourne Track Classic
Posted Thursday 4 Mar 2010 by Michael Gentle
Ben St Lawrencehas recorded an A Qualifying time for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Ben finished fourth in the Open Men's 5000m, and was the first Australian.
Bridey Delaneyhas recovered from a minor track collision to win the Open Women's 1500m event at Olympic Park, Melbourne. Bridey finished in front of Beijing Olympian & 4:05 athlete Lisa Corrigan and 4:10 athlete Kaila McKnight.
Congratulations to Ben & Bridey.
New Club Record
Posted Wednesday 24 Feb 2010 by Michael Gentle
Connor Mulhollandbroke the U16 male club record for 2000m Steeplechase (76.2cm) whilst competing at the NSW Secondary All Schools Track & Field Championships on 5 Nov 2009. Connor's time of 6m 25.47s defeats the 24-year old previous record of 6m 29.1s set by T Clarsen on 23 Nov 1985. Congratulations Chuckie.
New Club Records
Posted Tuesday 16 Feb 2010 by Michael Gentle
Hame Selehas broken the U14 male club record for Discus Throw (1kg) on Feb 5 at the ANSW Permit Meeting at Illawong with his throw of 45.91m; and subsequently improved this record on Feb 14 at the NSW Junior & Youth Championships with a throw of 46.55m. These throws eclipse the previous record of 43.24m that was set by Nick Kipriotis on 9 Dec 2000.
Hame has also broken the U14 male club record for Javelin Throw (600g) on Feb 5 at the ANSW Permit Meeting at Illawong. His throw of 45.66m breaks the 26-year old previous record of 43.00m set by A Noisier on 27 Jan 1984.
Hame's record breaking performances this season have been under the guidance of coach Ray Russell
New Club Record
Posted Monday 15 Feb 2010 by Michael Gentle
Scott Mannsbroke the U16 male club record for 100m Hurdles (0.840m) whilst competing at the Australian All Schools in Hobart on 4 December 2009. Scott's time of 13.94 seconds eclipses the previous record held by Christopher Barakat of 14.05 seconds since 12 December 1999. Congratulations Scott.
Posted Friday 12 Feb 2010 by Michael Gentle
Ben St Lawrencehas run another outstanding race to place second in the open men's 5000m in 13:38.73 behind Collis Birmingham who broke his own meet record with 13:24.62.
Australian Track Cycling Championships
Posted Sunday 7 Feb 2010 by Michael Gentle
Congratulations to St George athlete
Nathan Johnstonwho has claimed two silver medals this week in Adelaide. Competing with pilot Matthew Meisel-Dennis, Nathan claimed podium places in the 1000m Tandem Time Trial and the 4000m Tandem Pursuit. To cap the week the pair notched up a classy time in a 200m Tandem Flying Sprint on Saturday. Well done Nathan.