Saturday, 23 July 2016

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World U20s DAY FOUR & FIVE: Hulley hammers out silver

World U20s DAY FOUR & FIVE: Hulley hammers out silver

Hills hammer thrower, Alex Hulley has won Australia’s fourth medal and NSW’s first at the IAAF Under-20 Championships being held in Bydgoszcz, Poland this week. NSW athletes were also members of the three relay teams that progressed to the finals.

Saturday, 23 July 2016/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (58)/Comments (0)/
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World U20s DAY THREE: Thornton misses medal by 0.002 seconds

World U20s DAY THREE: Thornton misses medal by 0.002 seconds

Illawong club’s Jess Thornton came as close as you can without winning a medal today in a dramatic women’s 400 metres final at the IAAF Under-20 Championships being held in Bydgoszcz, Poland this week.

Thursday, 21 July 2016/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (1646)/Comments (0)/
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World U20s DAY TWO: Thornton run 52.12 PB in semi

World U20s DAY TWO: Thornton run 52.12 PB in semi

 Jess Thornton (ILL) has run into top form in the semi-finals of the IAAF Under-20 Championships being held in Bydgoszcz, Poland this week. Competing on day two of the championships, she clocked a lifetime best of 52.12, lowering her previous best of 52.33, clocked at the Olympic trials in April. She ran the third fastest time in the semis, behind Jamaican Tiffany James (51.77) and American Lynna Irby (51.90).
Wednesday, 20 July 2016/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (2031)/Comments (0)/
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WORLD U20s DAY ONE: NSW athletes progress

WORLD U20s DAY ONE: NSW athletes progress

NSW athletes have kicked off their IAAF Under-20 Championships campaign with a tremendous set of results on day one. Competing in Bydoszcz Poland, nearly all our athletes progressed to the next round, headed by reigning Youth Olympic Games 400 metres champion, Jess Thornton.

Tuesday, 19 July 2016/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (655)/Comments (0)/
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World Junior Profile: Burnett’s new approach

World Junior Profile: Burnett’s new approach

For Alysha Burnett, one of the finest junior heptathletes we have seen for years, her pathway to sporting excellence has not been smooth. She arrived at the 2014 IAAF world juniors in a ‘moon boot’ – injured. But two years on from that disastrous campaign she has a much different and mature approach to her sport. Ahead of the 2016 IAAF World Juniors (under-20) championships commencing new week in Bydgoszcz, she spoke to us about her preparation.
Sunday, 17 July 2016/Author: David Tarbotton & Ron Bendall/Number of views (406)/Comments (0)/
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