Monthly Archives: November 2018

Maria’s breaking down barriers

Maria Cimino broke the 40m barrier for the first time in the open women’s hammer throw at the All Comers meeting at Campbelltown on Saturday. Maria, 46, is now within reach of qualifying for the Australian open championships in Sydney … Continue reading

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Masters of their universe

At the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast, Ron Bendall squad athletes set two meet records and won five gold, five silvers and three bronze medals. Ryan Dowling set Pan Pacific Games records in the 35+ years men’s … Continue reading

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It’s raining medals

Maria Cimino and Ryan Dowling kept the medals coming on the final day of the Pan Pacific Masters Games at the Gold coast on Sunday. After a tardy start, Ryan won the 35+ years 60m in record time while Maria … Continue reading

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Maria finds out it’s a game of centimetres

Maria Cimino was second in the 45+ years hammer throw, just missing gold by 13cm. Maria was also third in the shot put, missing the silver medal by just 1cm. She was also second in the 200m in season’s best … Continue reading

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Monique booked for speeding

Monique Perry re-wrote the UT Norths record book at Saturday’s Treloar shield competition at SOPAC. Running into stiff headwinds, Monique broke both the UT Norths 60m and 200m records in the 40+ years age group. Despite hitting the eighth barrier … Continue reading

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Double gold to Dowling

Ryan Dowling took two gold medals on Day 1 of the Pan Pacific Masters Games at the Gold coast on Friday. He won the 35+ years 110m hurdles and the 100m sprint. Maria Cimino was second in the women’s 45+ … Continue reading

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Nicolette selected for NSW relays

Nicolette Donofrio has been selected in the 4x100m team to represent NSW in the under 18 years girls relay at the Australian All Schools Championships in Cairns next month. Nicolette is also a reserve for the Swedish relay (100m, 200, … Continue reading

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Master blasters to tackle Pan Pacs

Three Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this weekend’s Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast. Ryan Dowling will contest the sprints and hurdles in the men’s 35+ years age group. Maria Cimino will contest the sprints and throws … Continue reading

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Maria makes the 200m her own

Maria Cimino ran her fastest 200m of the season in Northern Zone competition at Rotary Field on Saturday. It was great preparation for her Pan Pacific Masters Championships campaign later this month. Maria and training partner Steph Markos dominated their … Continue reading

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Trio overcome all hurdles

Ron Bendall squad hurdlers were to the fore at Saturday’s Treloar Shield competition at Campbelltown. Ryan Dowling, Nicolette Donofrio and Alice Bohdan all took out their sprint hurdles events. Ryan was also third in the open men’s shot put. Abby … Continue reading

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