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Games, set and match

Competing in her first Australian University Games at SOPAC, Bronte Pickering made the finals of both the women’s 100m and 200m. Bronte finished fifth in the 100m and seventh in the 200m.

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And that was the Nationals

At the National Track and Field Championships at SOPAC, Ron Bendall squad athletes: Wone one silvr medal; Made four other finals; And ran four personal best times. Nicolette Donofrio won the silver medal in the under 20 years women’s 100m … Continue reading

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Jessie’s famous five

Five proved to be Jessie Wong’s favourite number on Day 8 of the National Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. After finishing fifth in the under 18 yars girls 100m hurdles, Jessie finished fifth in the 400m hurdles.

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Hey, hey it’s champion Clay

Former Ron Bendall squad member Liz Clay won her way onto Australia’s Olympic team when she won the open women’s 100m hurdles on Day 7 of the National Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. Liz trained with the Ron Bendall … Continue reading

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The games they play at Uni

Susie Douglas and Bronte Pickering will contest this weeks Australian University Games at SOPAC. Susie will represent NSW University in the women’s 400m hurdles and the 4x100m and 4x400m relays and Bronte will represent Macquarie University in the women’s 100m … Continue reading

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Jessie excels at nationals

Jessie Wong finished fifth in the under 18 years girls 100m hurdles on Day 6 of the Australian Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. Earlier in the day Jessie finished second in her heat to qualify for the final.

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Susie overcomes all hurdles

Susie Douglas made her first open national final on Day 5 of the Australian Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. Susie finished fourth in her heat of the open women’s 400m hurdles to qualify for the final.

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Second PB for James

James Hunt ran his second personal best time in two days to finish sixth in the under 20 years men’s 400m hurdles on Day 4 of the National Track and field Championships at SOPAC. And Maria Cimino, 49, continued to … Continue reading

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Final hunt for James

James Hunt lived up to his good pre-championship form, storming into the final of the under 20 men’s 400m hurdles on Day 3 of the Australian Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. James ran a personal best time to finish … Continue reading

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Hi ho, silver!

Nicolette Donofrio smashed the 14 second barrier in taking silver in the under 20 years women’s 100m hurdles on Day 2 of the National Track and Field Championships at SOPAC. Nicolette ran a personal best time in finishing second in … Continue reading

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