track and field program gets under way with the marathons and day one of track
and field at the re-developed Hampden Park stadium.
Last Wednesday evening the 127th Annual General Meeting of
Athletics NSW was held at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre.
A slow start
to his summer season has been turned on its head by pole vaulter Jack Hicking (BAN) who re-wrote the
records book with a stunning 5.40m clearance as he placed seventh at the IAAF
world juniors currently being held In Oregon USA.
The evening session
of day four of the 15th IAAF world juniors currently being held In Oregon USA,
saw Sydney distance runner, Morgan
McDonald (RBH) record the best Australian 5000 metres performance in 16
Competing at the 15th IAAF world
juniors currently being conducted In Oregon, USA, UTS Norths’ Kat Hunt clocked a personal best of
13.66 in the heats of the 100m hurdles, to place second and progress smoothly
into the semi-final.