Track and Field News
Well done to all the athletes who competed at the recent Darling Downs U13-19 Track and Field Championships. Particular congratulations to the following athletes who set new Darling Downs records:
- Wihan Kruger – U14 Javelin 51.03m breaking the old record of 50.72m
- Nicholas Coonan – U19 800m 1:59.89 breaking the old record of 2:01.00
Full list of results can be found below:
Nominations for Term 3’s GPS Pre-Meets are now open through the below links:
|LINKS TO NOMINATE||LINK TO COMPETITION DETAILS|
|PRE-MEET 1: FRIDAY 6 SEPTEMBER||Pre-Meet Info|
|PRE-MEET 2: GPS RELAY CHAMPIONSHIPS FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER||Relay Championships Info|
Congratulations to two TGS athletes who represented Queensland at the Australian Schools Cross Country Championships in NSW on 24 August. Charlie Randall and Tyler Saal placed 39th and 40th respectively in the 13 Year Boys 3km in a strong field of State representatives.
Well done Boys!
|Age||Distance||Place||Given||Surname||Time||First Place Time|
|14 – 17 Years||6000m||38||Nicholas||Coonan||22:30.00||19:21.00|
|18 – 19 Years||8000m||21||Matthew||McNamara||31:33.00||25:57.00|
|16 – 19 Years||1500m||4||Matthew||McNamara||4:52.57||4:28.90|
Congratulations to the nine boys who competed at the Coles Queensland Athletics Championships in Brisbane from 7th – 10th March, 2019!
Six of our nine TGS athletes have been selected to represent Queensland at the 2019 Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney from 1st – 7th April.
The Australian Athletics Championships will have more than 3500 track and field athletes representing their respective states, from 13 Years to Open age, across able and para events.
This Championship is the selection trials for 2019 Australian teams which include: IAAF World Relays, Oceania Area Championships, FISU World University Games and IAAF World Championships.
Best of luck to the boys competing at the Australian Athletics Championships!