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NZ Record For Julia Ratcliffe. Tom Walsh & Dame Adams Dominate Shot Put

Saturday, 15 February 2020, 9:12 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Nick Willis has made his 2020 New Zealand debut on the track at the Porritt Classic in Hamilton. The two-time Olympic 1500m medallist took a convincing first place in the men’s 1500m, crossing in 3:46.71 after a strong final lap. In second was Eric ... More >>

Porritt Classic, Hamilton: Dame Valerie Adams, Tom Walsh, Nick Willis Headline

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 4:22 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Tom Walsh will have his second shot put competition this season at the annual Porritt Classic Meeting in Hamilton on Saturday. The 2017 world champion opened at the Potts Classic on January 25 with a 21.10m throw, his first outing since taking bronze at ... More >>

Potts Classic 100m Finals

Sunday, 26 January 2020, 12:09 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Edward Osei-Nketia crossed second in the men’s 100m final at the Potts Classic in Hastings this evening. Despite a strong start Eddie crossed in 10.41 behind Hamish Gill of Auckland who held on to finish first in 10.40, just .01 of a second ahead. ... More >>

Dame Valerie Adams Qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Sunday, 26 January 2020, 12:07 pm | Athletics New Zealand

In her first competition in 20 months, Dame Valerie Adams has thrown 18.65m in the women’s shot put at the Potts Classic in Hastings, bettering the Tokyo Olympic Games entry standard (18.50m) and the entry standard for the World Athletics Indoor ... More >>

Athletes Gather for Sir Graeme Douglas International

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 12:29 pm | Athletics New Zealand

New Zealand athletes will have an opportunity to compete against some of the world’s best at the Sir Graeme Douglas International in West Auckland on Sunday 23 February, with track and field athletes from Canada, Australia and Japan bolstering the field. More >>

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 >>



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