SAS Athletes Medal at State Championships

Sunraysia Academy of Sport past and present athletes excel at State Athletics Championships.

A large contingent of athletes from Mildura travelled to Adelaide to compete at the 2015 ‘be active’ SALAA State Individual Championships, which were held on the 21-22 March at Santos Stadium.

All athletes had to reach a qualifying time/distance to compete throughout the Little Athletics season, with athletes allowed to compete in a maximum of five events.

Brodie Jackson had an outstanding meet, competing in the maximum number of events allowed and winning a medal in all five events;  Gold U17 Boys 200m Hurdles, Silver U17 Boys Long Jump, Silver U17 Boys Triple Jump, Bronze U17 Boys 100m, Bronze U17 Boys 200m

Other notable performances came from Jayden Curtis, Asare Amoafo and Rinaldo Pender who all picked up three medals in total.

Jayden Curtis – Gold U14 Boys 800m, Silver U14 Boys 1500m, Silver U14 Boys 400m

Asare Amoafo – Gold U17 Boys 400m, Silver U17 Boys 100m, Silver U17 Boys 200m

Rinaldo Pender – Gold U15 Boys 400m, Silver U15 Boys 800m, Bronze U15 Boys 1500m

Other medallists included:

Mebal Kadian – Gold U16 Girls Discus, Gold U16 Girls Shot Put

Montan Beruldsen – Gold U16 Girls Triple Jump, Silver U16 Girls 90m Hurdles

Kelly Rayner – Gold U17 Boys 800m, Silver U17 Boys 1500m

Neve Goodrem- Silver U16 Girls 1500m Walk

Alexander Erlandsen – Bronze U15 Boys High Jump

Ten athletes in total from the Sunraysia Academy of Sport Athletics Program competed at the championships, with Marcus Erlandsen, Nathaniel Erlandsen, Jordan Stainer and Madeleine Williams all competing well in their events.

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