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Bronze for William Stedman in the 400m T36

Friday, 15 November 2019, 9:24 am | Athletics New Zealand

William Stedman has secured bronze in the 400m T36 at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. Will crossed the line in 54.28, the second fastest time he’s ever run over the distance. More >>

William Stedman Cruises through to 400m T36 Final

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 7:31 pm | Athletics New Zealand

After a strong first 200m in his 400m T36 heat, William Stedman strategically slowed around the second bend and cruised down the straight to finish in 57.88 and second place, qualifying for tomorrow’s final (7.54pm Thursday NZT) at the World Para ... More >>

Silver for Holly Robinson at the World Para Athletics Champs

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 9:28 am | Athletics New Zealand

Holly Robinson has secured the silver medal in the javelin F46 at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships with a best throw of 41.60m (series: 39.65, 41.60, 34.73, 41.09, 40.42, 36.35). Competing in her fifth Championships, the current world record ... More >>

Danielle Aitchison and Anna Grimaldi win silver

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 12:20 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Danielle Aitchison and Anna Grimaldi have both won silver at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai. More >>

Gold on debut for Lisa Adams

Sunday, 10 November 2019, 12:12 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Media Release: Gold on debut for Lisa Adams at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships More >>

World Para Athletics Championships Team Preview

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 8:27 am | Athletics New Zealand

A New Zealand team of 15 has arrived in Dubai for the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships, joining more than 1,400 athletes from 120 nations who will compete at the event. More >>

Day 9 IAAF World Championships: Shields & Hicks Marathon

Sunday, 6 October 2019, 2:33 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Day 9 IAAF World Championships: Caden Shields & Malcolm Hicks move their way through men's marathon field More >>

Day 9 IAAF World Champs: Bronze for Tom Walsh

Sunday, 6 October 2019, 1:32 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Day 9 IAAF World Champs: Bronze for Tom Walsh, just 1cm separates top 3 in men’s shot put final More >>

New Zealand Road Relay Championships Return to Feilding

Friday, 4 October 2019, 2:16 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Wellington Scottish will be going for five years in a row in the senior men’s New Zealand road relay championship to be held in Feilding on Saturday. More >>

Jacko Gill join Tom Walsh in the Shot Put Final

Friday, 4 October 2019, 9:34 am | Athletics New Zealand

New Zealand will have two athletes in the final of the shot put after Jacko Gill threw 21.12m in his first attempt in Group B, clearing the auto-qualifying mark of 20.90m. Jacko will join Tom Walsh in the final on Saturday local time (Sunday, 7.05am ... More >>

Tom Walsh sails through shot put qualifying, Jacko Gill next

Friday, 4 October 2019, 8:43 am | Athletics New Zealand

Tom Walsh only needed one throw to qualify for the final of the men’s shot put at the IAAF World Championships in Doha. Tom sailed through with a first-round throw of 21.92m, well over the auto-qualifying distance of 20.90m. Eight throwers in Group ... More >>

Day 6 IAAF World Champs

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 8:58 am | Athletics New Zealand

In the women’s 5000m Camille Buscomb took full advantage of her invitation to the event from the IAAF, setting a huge PB of 15:02.19 with a powerful final lap to place 5th in her heat and automatically qualify for the 5000m final. Camille’s previous ... More >>

Hamish Kerr withdraws and Portia Bing disqualified

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:50 am | Athletics New Zealand

Barring a successful protest, Portia Bing has been disqualified after qualifying for the semi-final of the 400m hurdles at the 2019 IAAF World Championships. Portia placed fourth in her 400m hurdles heat, automatically qualifying for the next round ... More >>

Day 4 IAAF World Champs: Zoe Hobbs 6th in 200m Heat

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 8:54 am | Athletics New Zealand

In her second event at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Zoe Hobbs lined up in the first of six heats for the women’s 200m. The New Zealand champion started well but could not hold on down the straight, finishing sixth in 23.94. More >>

Black Singlet Debut for Zoe Hobbs

Sunday, 29 September 2019, 11:36 am | Athletics New Zealand

Day 2 IAAF World Champs: Black Singlet Debut for Zoe Hobbs & Tokyo Qualifier for Camille Buscomb More >>

Day 1: IAAF World Athletics Championships

Saturday, 28 September 2019, 1:08 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Day one of the 2019 IAAF World Championships featured two New Zealand athletes, Julia Ratcliffe in the women’s hammer throw qualifying and Edward Osei-Nketia in the men’s 100m heats. In just her second competition since winning the Commonwealth ... More >>

Arthur Lydiard Recognised as International Athletics Legend

Friday, 27 September 2019, 8:47 am | Athletics New Zealand

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has posthumously awarded Arthur Lydiard ONZ OBE the IAAF World Athletics Heritage Plaque in the Legend category. More >>

Athletics New Zealand: IAAF World Champs Team Preview

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 5:15 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Tom Walsh will defend his world shot put crown at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar. Walsh comes into the shot put ranked third this season with 22.44m, behind 2016 Rio Olympic Games gold medallist Ryan Crouser of USA with 22.74m and ... More >>

NZ Athletes Receive Additional Event Invitations

Sunday, 22 September 2019, 1:23 pm | Athletics New Zealand

New Zealand Athletes Receive Additional Event Invitations from IAAF for World Champs Following a final review of entries, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has issued an additional 130 invitations to eligible athletes for further ... More >>

Results: 2019 New Zealand Road Race Championships

Monday, 16 September 2019, 11:06 am | Athletics New Zealand

A typical Auckland day greeted over 370 competitors for the 2019 New Zealand Road Race Championships at Bruce Pulman Park, with scattered showers giving way to bright sunshine throughout the day. The race walks began the Championship competition with ... More >>

 

 

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