Sunraysia Academy of Sport athletes excel at Athletics SA VIV Sports All School Championships.
A large contingent of athletes from Mildura travelled to Adelaide to compete at the 2013 Athletics SA VIV Sports All Schools Championships, which were held on the 26th-27th October.
The results are as follows:
Taylor Hand โ Gold U18 400m hurdles, 5th U18 100m, 4th U18 200m,
Sarah Broadhead โ Gold U18 hammer throw, Bronze U18 discus, 5th U18 Shot Put, 6th U18 javelin
Mebal Singh โ Bronze U16 shot put, Bronze U16 discus, Bronze U16 hammer throw, Bronze U16 javelin
Stefan Cifra โ 9th U18 100m, 8th U18 200m (former SAS athlete)
Robert Broadhead โ Gold U18 400m, Gold U18 110m hurdles, Gold U18 400m hurdles
Nicholas Sleep โ Silver U18 shot put, Silver U18 discus throw, Silver U18 hammer throw, 7th U18 javelin
Asare Amoafo โ Silver U16 200m, Silver U16 400m, 5th U16 100m
Lochie OโBrien โ Gold U16 400m
Kelly Rayner โ Silver U16 800m, 5th U16 1500m
Brodie Jackson โ 10th U16 100m hurdles, 11th U16 200m, 17th U16 100m
Jayden Curtis โ Bronze U14 800m, 5th U14 400m, 6th U14 1500m
Aaron Montgomery โ 16th U14 800m, 15th U14 1500m
The championships doubled up as selection for the National All Schools Championships. Any athlete who achieved a gold or silver medal in their event have automatically qualified for the National All Achools Championships to be held in Townsville in early December.
Seven athletes from Sunraysia have received an invitation to the Nationals including; Lochie OโBrien, Asare Amoafo, Kelly Rayner, Taylor Hand, Sarah Broadhead, Robert Broadhead and Nicholas Sleep. All these athletes are in the Sunraysia Academy of Sport Athletics Program or Individual Athlete Support Program. Testament to the great work coaches Emily McClelland and Jag Singh are putting into the Athletics Program. The program is also receiving great support from coaches at Salisbury Athletics Club, who recently sent 5 coaches to Mildura for an intensive weekend athletics camp.
The Academy congratulates all athletes who competed at Athletics SA VIV Sports All School Championships and wishes all selected athletes well in their preparation for the National All Schools.ย