Athletics NZ weekly round-up 13 June 2016

By Athletics New Zealand

NORWAY

IAAF Diamond League, Oslo Bislett Games - 9 June 2016

Exxonmobil Dream Mile; Nick Willis was fourth in 3:52.26, his 27th sub four minute mile. Asbel Kiprop of Kenya won in 3:51.48.

USA

45th New York Mini 10k, Manhattan - 11 June 2016

Kimberley Smith (34) finished fourth in 32:41. Won by 2016 London marathon winner 31 year old Jemima Sumgong of Kenya in 31:26. A record 8833 women finished the race.

Portland Track Festival, Portland OR - 11 June 2016

Mary Davies (33) ran a personal best 10,000m of 32:31.32 in finishing seventh. She took two seconds off her previous best time at Stanford in May. The 25 year old American Natosha Rogers won in a meet record of 32:06.82. Davies was also under the meet record of 32:36.05.

FRANCE

Meeting de Montreuil, Montreuil, 7 June: Julian Matthews 1500m 3:46.88 (12). Julia Ratcliffe HT 65.90m (6).

GERMANY

Himmelsstrmer Cup, Zweibrcken, 11 June: Nick Southgate PV 5.20m (4cB).

SWITZERLAND

29th Memorial Georges Caillat, Genve, 11 June: Cameron French 400m H 50.20 (1r3), Michael Cochrane 400m H 52.86 (6r3). Rochelle Coster 100m H 13.97 (-1.9) (7h1). Joseph Millar 200m 21.73 (+0.1) (6rC).

NETHERLANDS

Gouden Spike, Leiden, 11 June: Brad Mathas 800m 1:48.01 (4).

CZECH REPUBLIC

IAAF Combined Events Challenge, 10th TNT Express, Kladno - 10/11 June 2016

Brent Newdick, decathlon: 100m 11.19 (-1.6), LJ 6.99m (+1.8), SP 13.21m, HJ 1.89m, 400m 50.64, points day one 3800 (13), John Lane (GB) led with 4128. Day two; 110m H 14.91 (+1.1), DT 41.26m, PV 4.60m, JT 57.22m, 1500m 4:46.86 total points 7474 (10). Won by Lars Rise of Norway with 7925 points.

PORTUGAL

Benfica Athletics Meeting, Lisbon, 12 June: Hamish Carson 1500m 3:39.03 (1).

AUSTRALIA

Launceston 10km, Tasmania, 12 June: Alex Parlane 31:07 (21).

AUCKLAND

Winter Throwers Series, AUT Millennium Stadium - 4 June 2016

Siositina Hakeai DT 57.54m, Te Rina Keenan DT 56.13m.

Winter Indoors Pole Vault Competition, AUT Millennium Stadium - 4 June 2016

Jack Henry PV 4.30m, James Steyn PV 4.00m.

WELLINGTON

Dorne Cup Cross Country Races, Trentham Memorial Park - 11 June 2016

Wellington Harriers Senior Men won the Dorne Cup for the first time since 1997 beating current New Zealand Road Relay Champions Wellington Scottish. Scottish had won the last eighteen editions. Wellington were led by Marcus Karamanolis (3rd overall) who is currently back from the United States where he is on scholarship at Providence College and put four athletes in the top ten. The team of Marcus Karamanolis, Daniel Nixon, Ryan McAlister, Tim Cornish, Sam Pendreigh and Joel Wyatt rounded out victors with 53 points to Scottish in second with 68 points. Wellington Harriers Senior Men's Captain Tim Cornish reported the win over Scottish as "huge for the club and a real team effort". The Dorne Cup in its 90th year has been a regular fixture in the Wellington Interclub scene when it was donated by the Dorne's to Hutt Valley Harrier Club in 1925. Wellington Harriers and Scottish will next renew their rivalry at the Wellington Centre Champs in Grenada on July 24th. WHAC also won the womens teams event from Olympic Harriers. Evan Cooper of Scottish won the mens 8km in 26:03 from club mate Tim Hodge 26:05 with Karamanolis third in 26:57. Sarah Drought (WHAC) won the womens 6km in 22:41 from Nicole Mitchell (Hamilton Hawks) 22:57 and Sarah Gardner (Trentham) 23:19.

Stephen Day won the master mens 40 8km in 27:01 with the teams going to Scottish. Dallas McCallum won the MM 50 8km in 29:08, Scottish taking the teams. Paul Sharp won the MM 60 plus 6km in 23:59, WHAC the teams. Emily Solsberg won the MW 6km in 25:26 and Victoria Humphries the MW 50 6km in 25:06, Scottish winning both MW teams.

Under 20 winners were Stefan Przychodzko the 4km in 13:02 and Kelsey Forman in 14:54. Phoebe McKnight won the W18 4km in 14:49 the teams to Hutt Valley H & AC. Max Karamanolis won the M18 4km in 13:04, WHAC taking the teams.

MASTERTON

Winter Series, number 1 - 12 June 2016

Alison Andrews-Paul 800m 2:09.31 mx. Lea Muetzel HJ 1.65m. Ariana Blackwood 1kg DT 38.50m. Montaya Wharehinga 4kg HT 49.44m. Jacob Matson 100m 11.09 (-1.60), James Preston 400m 50.55. Saravee Sos 400m 52.35. David Lovelock 5000m 15:36.51. Gerard Hickey HJ 1.80m. Nathaniel Sulupo 6kg SP 13.80m, 1.75kg DT 42.25m. Jack Beatson 5kg HT 40.16m, 1.5kg DT 36.46m.

- This story has been automatically published using a media release from Athletics New Zealand

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