At the Australian Schools Knockout championships last week in Townsville, three Sydney schools Pymble Ladies College, Trinity Grammar School and Figtree High performed magnificently, claiming five podium places in the six divisions.
Jay Felton and Tyler Jones have nailed qualifiers for the 2014 IAAF World Race walking cup, to be held in Taicing, China next May. The NSW Central Coast training partners, coached by Frank Overton, clocked times under the standard.
NSW athletes were impressive in the annual start to the summer track season the Zatopek Classics held in Melbourne last Thursday evening. Sydney University pair Milly Clark and Josh Ralph made some terrific break throughs and we now wait to see how the season unfolds for them.
This Sunday Athletics NSW will conduct the state 60m and one mile in Wollongong to help Illawarra Blue Stars club celebrate 60years. In this article, long time club official and Athletics NSW life member, Valmai Loomes, recalls the club history.
Athletics NSW held a specially conducted decathlon at Campbelltown last weekend, providing the last opportunity for Jake Stein (Asics Wests) to compete as a junior.