Australian Summer season of Athletics is in full swing | St George & Sutherland Shire Chief


The Australian Summer season of Athletics is in full swing with native rivals mixing it with the nations greatest.

Sprinters hit the observe operating on the third Illawong Athletics Excessive Efficiency meet on Saturday at Barden Ridge.

Occasions on the afternoon program have been the 60m, 100m, 200m and excessive bounce and 16 heats have been wanted within the males’s 100m to accommodate the athletes.

Barden Ridges Rohan Browning who competes for Sydney College is Australia’s quickest man and made his season debut within the 100m clocking a ten.23.

Browning, coached by triple Olympian and fellow Shire resident Andrew Murphy was additionally a shock late entry within the 200m, the place he ran his equal second quickest 200m time of 20.77.

His notable one-day double is one of the best by an Australian runner for a decade following Matt Davies 10.23/20.54 in 2010.

Campbelltown teenager Monique Quirk received the ladies’s 60min a PB time of seven.35. She later additionally comfortably received the 200m in 24.14.

Within the males’s 60m, it was a win for Illawong athlete Zach Holdsworth in a windy (2.7m/s) 6.69, forward of Anas Abu Ganaba (CBT) 6.72.

A member of the 2019 World Relays crew Holdsworth additionally completed second within the 100m.

Fastest: Rohan Browning. Picture: David Tarbotton

Quickest: Rohan Browning. Image: David Tarbotton

Within the excessive bounce, Illawong teenager Angus Clark continued his upward trajectory successful with a leap of two.09m.

This Illawong Excessive-Efficiency dash occasion adopted on from December’s Sutherland Athletic Golf equipment observe and area summer season sequence meet.

The Elzy Wellings 1000m drew a robust area with younger star Ivy Boothroyd the winner of the Ladies’s and Olympic Video games prospect within the 1500 metres Oliver Hoare, the winner within the males’s.

Sutherland Athletics can be placing up prize cash within the 100m of their subsequent Summer season Sequence at Sylvania Waters on Sunday, January 24.

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