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Athletes Take to the Track at Cooks Classic

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 10:33 am | Athletics New Zealand

National 100m champion Edward Osei-Nketia will go head to head over 100m with five times New Zealand 100m and 200m champion Joseph Millar in what is expected to be the highlight of the annual Cooks Classic meeting at Cooks Gardens Whanganui on Saturday ... More >>

National Athletics Championships Returns to the Bay in 2021

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 10:14 am | Athletics New Zealand

Athletics New Zealand has announced the 2021 and 2022 New Zealand Track & Field Championships will be hosted in the Hawke’s Bay. The New Zealand Track & Field Championships attracts more than 600 of the best athletes from around the country ... More >>

Media Statement: Sir Peter Snell

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 11:37 am | Athletics New Zealand

New Zealand has lost a sporting icon with the passing of Sir Peter Snell at the age of 80. More >>

Paralympic Javelin Bronze Medallist Rory McSweeney Retires

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:28 pm | Athletics New Zealand

The 2016 Paralympic javelin bronze medallist Rory McSweeney has called time on his long and successful career to focus on a new role as an Auckland-based insurance specialist. The 34-year-old leg amputee, who also won a 2015 World silver medal when ... More >>

Secondary Schools Athletic Championships

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:19 pm | Athletics New Zealand

New Zealand’s latest sprinting sensation Edward Osei-Nketia will be one to watch at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Athletic Championships in Wellington this weekend. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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