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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 >>

New Zealand Road Race Championships

Friday, 13 September 2019, 10:39 am | Athletics New Zealand

Aaron Pulford (Thames) will be looking to put an end to a string of second or third placings when he tackles the New Zealand road running championships this Sunday. Pulford has already tested out the five lap 2km circuit around the roads of the Bruce ... More >>

Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge

Friday, 22 March 2019, 9:08 am | Athletics New Zealand

The women’s shot put competitors were in world-class form at the Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge in West Auckland on Thursday night. 2019 US Indoor Champion Chase Ealey took out the women’s shot put competition with a throw of ... More >>

Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 11:04 am | Athletics New Zealand

World and Commonwealth shot put champion Tom Walsh will be out to replicate his New Zealand record throw at last year’s meeting when he competes at the Sir Graeme Douglas International meeting at Henderson on Thursday evening. More >>

Tanner brings the curtain down

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 6:40 pm | Athletics New Zealand

A star was born at the 2019 Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships as teenager Sam Tanner joined some of the legendary names of Kiwi athletics to be crowned national 1500m champion. More >>

Race Walkers Fire in Garden City

Sunday, 10 March 2019, 12:40 pm | Athletics New Zealand

It was the turn of New Zealand’s blue chip race walkers to impress on a soggy and chilly morning on day three of the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships in Christchurch. More >>

Katherine the great shines in Christchurch

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:23 pm | Athletics New Zealand

Katherine Camp brought to an end the seven-year reign of Angie Petty as senior women’s 800m champion to land her maiden national title with an inspirational run at the 2019 Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships. More >>

World best marks light up Christchurch

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:19 pm | Athletics New Zealand

The Para athletes took centre stage at the Jennian Homes New Zealand Track & Field Championships in Christchurch as shot put aces Lisa Adams (F37) and Tayla Clement (F43) posted a pair of stunning world best marks*. More >>

Tom Walsh, Edward Osei-Nketia and Zoe Hobbs among winners

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 11:10 am | Athletics New Zealand

ATHLETICS MEDIA ALERT: Tom Walsh, Edward Osei-Nketia and Zoe Hobbs among winners on day one of the Jennian Homes Track & Field Champs More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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