Monthly Archives: January 2020

Mel’s combined effort earns silver

Melinda Burke won the silver medal in the under 20 years women’s heptathlon at the NSW Combined Events Championships at SOPAC on the weekend. Melinda won the 100m hurdles and 200m to complete an excellent Day 1.  

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Alice makes a comeback

Alice Bohdan made a welcome return to competition at Northern Zone on Saturday, taking out the women’s 40+ years shot put. In fact it was a Ron Bendall squad trifecta in the shot put with Maria Cimino finishing second and … Continue reading

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Every Bella has a silver lining

Bella Guthrie won the silver medal in the under 18 years 400m hurdles at the ACT Athletics Championships in Canberra on the weekend. Jasmin Guthrie and Susie Douglas won bronze medals at the championships, Jasmin in the under 18 years … Continue reading

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National capital invaded

Six Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest 10 events at the Australian Capital Territory Track and Field Championships in Canberra on the weekend. Squad newcomer Jess MacIver will contest three events, the 100m hurdles. 100m and long jump, all in … Continue reading

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Maya magic wins through

The medals kept coming for Ron Bendall squad athletes on Sunday at the NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. In her first attempt over the 84cm obstacles, Maya Piras (Dubbo) won the under 20 years women’s 100m hurdles to take her … Continue reading

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Hi ho silver!

Ron Bendall squad athletes struck silver on Saturday at the NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. Despite a 2m headwind Maya Piras (Dubbo) was very close to her personal best time in finishing second in the under 18 years 200m. She … Continue reading

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A little bit of country

Two Ron Bendall squad athletes will contest this weekend’s NSW Country Championships at Dubbo. Maya Piras (Dubbo) will contest the under 20 years women’s 100m, 200m and 100m hurdles while Monique Byers (Illawarra Blue Stars) will contest the open women’s … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Janet Naylon and Koray Kirk started 2020 in fine style with solid wins at the first Northern Zone competition of the New Year. Janet won the 50+ years women’s 60m and shot put while Koray won the open men’s 60m … Continue reading

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Slick Nick

Nick Dowling ran two huge personal best times at Wollongong on Sunday to start the New Year on the right note. He began the day with a PB in the NSW under 18 years 60m Championships in which he placed … Continue reading

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In summary . . .

In 2019 Ron Bendall squad athletes: Won two World Masters Indoor Championship silver medals and one bronze; Won two Oceania Championship gold medals, five silver and two bronze; Won nine Australian Championship gold medals, eight silver and nine bronze; Won … Continue reading

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