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Tori Peeters Places Fifth In The Women's Javelin

Monday, 8 August 2022, 6:32 am | Athletics New Zealand

Tori places fifth to wrap up the Kiwi challenge in Birmingham New Zealand record-holder Tori Peeters, the last Kiwi athlete to compete inside a pulsating Alexandra Stadium at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, placed fifth in a high-class women’s ... More >>

Julia Banks Hammer Silver To Climb Another Commonwealth Podium

Sunday, 7 August 2022, 7:14 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Julia Ratcliffe. Julia Ratcliffe lit up the penultimate day of action at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games banking hammer silver with a best of 69.63m to claim a third successive Commonwealth medal following silver in Glasgow 2014 and gold in Gold Coast ... More >>

Sam And Keeley Set Dazzling PB’s To Earn Top Six Spots

Sunday, 7 August 2022, 6:28 am | Athletics New Zealand

The growing strength and depth of New Zealand athletics was clearly demonstrated as middle-distance star Sam Tanner and high jumper Keeley O’Hagan smashed their respective PB’s to earn top six finishes in their respective events. Sam enjoyed ... More >>

New Zealand Bank Historic Shot One-two In Birmingham

Saturday, 6 August 2022, 12:11 pm | Athletics New Zealand

The rock stars of the shot put circle served up a heavy metal performance to remember as Tom Walsh and Jacko Gill secured the first one two for New Zealand in an athletics event for 60 years on a memorable night at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. ... More >>

Portia Once Again Sets Landmark Achievement

Friday, 5 August 2022, 10:21 am | Athletics New Zealand

Portia Bing created a slice of history by becoming the first Kiwi woman in Commonwealth Games history to advance to the final of the women’s 400m hurdles with an assured display on the bright blue track in Birmingham. The 29-year-old Aucklander, who last ... More >>

Four Kiwis Advance To Finals In Busy Session

Friday, 5 August 2022, 6:17 am | Athletics New Zealand

Two of the three Kiwis in qualification action in the women’s hammer successfully navigated a route to the final as defending champion Julia Ratcliffe and Nicole Bradley both advanced but there was disappointment for Lauren Bruce who was unfortunately ... More >>

Hamish Flies High To Achieve New Zealand First

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 10:52 am | Athletics New Zealand

On an historic night for New Zealand athletics at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Hamish Kerr celebrated a brilliant gold medal in the men’s high jump, Maddi Wesche snared bronze in the women’s shot put and Zoe Hobbs finished sixth up against ... More >>

Kiwis Enjoy Flawless Qualification Session In Birmingham

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6:11 am | Athletics New Zealand

All three New Zealand athletes successfully advanced from qualification as the team made an eye-catching start on the opening morning of the track and field programme at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. On an overcast day at the revamped Alexandra ... More >>

Kiwi 5000m Duo Miss Out On Men’s 5000m Final Spot

Friday, 22 July 2022, 3:14 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Geordie Beamish and Hamish Carson, the final two New Zealand competitors at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, both produced gusty efforts in boiling temperatures of 28C at Hayward Field but missed out on advancing to the final of ... More >>

Portia Bing Produces Landmark Performance In Eugene

Thursday, 21 July 2022, 2:43 pm | Athletics New Zealand

There was disappointment for New Zealand javelin number one Tori Peeters, who struggled to fire in the women’s javelin qualification placing with a best of 53.67m The 28-year-old, who in March set a stunning national record of 62.40m in Hastings, opened ... More >>

Portia Bing Produces Landmark Performance In Eugene

Wednesday, 20 July 2022, 2:01 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Portia Bing created history today at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon by becoming the first New Zealander to advance to the women’s 400m semi-finals at a World Championship and was the first Kiwi in any hurdles event to make it beyond ... More >>

Georgia Hulls Exits The World Championship 200m

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 5:38 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Georgia Hulls. Photo credit: Alisha Lovrich. Georgia Hulls, the only New Zealander in action on day four of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, was eliminated from the heats of the women’s 200m, placing sixth in a time of 23.46. ... More >>

Tom Walsh Just Misses Out On A Global Medal

Monday, 18 July 2022, 5:33 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Tom Walsh. Photo credit Alisha Lovrich Tom Walsh claimed fourth spot and fellow Kiwi Jacko Gill was seventh in a high-class men’s shot put at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon today. The 30-year-old Christchurch-based thrower, ... More >>

Zoe Hobbs Claims Oceania 100m Mark With Epic Run

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 5:32 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Zoe Hobbs. Photo c redit: Alisha Lovrich Zoe Hobbs blitzed to a stunning Oceania women’s 100m record of 11.08 (+0.7m/s) to place second and advance to the women’s 100m semi-finals on day two of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon ... More >>

Zoe Hobbs Snares Oceania Sprint Mark

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 5:28 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Zoe Hobbs. Photo c redit: Alisha Lovrich. Zoe Hobbs blitzes to a stunning Oceania women’s 100m record of 11.08 (+0.7m/s) to place second and advance to the women’s 100m semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon today. The ... More >>

Zoe Hobbs Snares Oceania Sprint Mark

Sunday, 17 July 2022, 5:27 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Zoe Hobbs. Photo c redit: Alisha Lovrich. Zoe Hobbs blitzes to a stunning Oceania women’s 100m record of 11.08 (+0.7m/s) to place second and advance to the women’s 100m semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon today. The ... More >>

Fast Eddie Smashes The New Zealand Men’s 100m Record

Saturday, 16 July 2022, 6:28 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Eddie Osei-Nketia. Photo cedit Alisha Lovrich Kiwi sprinter Eddie Osei-Nketia lit up day one of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon by posting a blistering time of 10.08 (-0.3m/s) to better his father’s national men’s 100m record and ... More >>

Eddie Osei-Nketia Smashes The New Zealand Men’s 100m Record

Saturday, 16 July 2022, 6:22 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Eddie Osei-Nketia posted a blistering time of 10.08 (-0.3m/s) to better his father’s long-standing New Zealand men’s 100m record and advance through to the semi-finals at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon today. The New Zealand champion ... More >>

New Zealand Endure Frustrating Start To The World Championships

Saturday, 16 July 2022, 5:58 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Lauren Bruce. Photo credit: Alisha Lovrich Lauren Bruce missed out by an agonising 1cm from a place in the women’s hammer final and Hamish Kerr narrowly missed a slot in the men’s high jump final on a frustrating morning session for the New ... More >>

New Zealand Announce Largest Ever World Athletics Championship Team

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 10:23 am | Athletics New Zealand

Athletics New Zealand has today announced a record-breaking team of 20 athletes for the 2022 World Athletics Championships 15-24 July in Eugene, Oregon. The selected number of athletes surpasses the previous record total of 18 which attended the 1997 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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