#Oregon14: Day 1 – Updates

#Oregon14: Day 1 – Updates

Morning Session:

David Thomson – 3:25am (23 Jul) – 100m – Decathlon – Results

David Thomson was the first Victorian to hit the track in Oregon and kicked things off with a personal best of  11.37 in the 100m Decathlon event to collect 780 points.

Matthew DeBruin – 04:00am (23 Jul) – 110m Hirdles (99.ocm) Heats – Results

Matthew De Bruin was the third automatic qualifier in heat 1 of the 110m hurdles with a time of 13.87. Not far outside his personal best of 13.76.

David Thomson – 04:30am (23 Jul) – Long Jump – Decathlon – Results

Thomson’s personal best breaking day continued in the Long Jump pit were he first went 6.59 before recording a mark of 6.96m to claim 804 points and sit 25th (1,584) overall after the two completed events.

Zak Patterson – 04:45am (23 Jul) – 1500m – Heats – Results

It was job well done for Zak Patterson who impressed with a strong performance in the 1500m to automatically qualify third in heat three with a time of 3:48.64.

Georgia Griffith – 05:15am (23 Jul) – 800m – Heats – Results

It was a confortable progression from heat 1 in the 800m for Georgia Griffith who automatically qualified second in 2:04.53.

David Thomson – 06:15am (23 Jul) – Shot Put (6kg) – Decathlon – Results

Thomson’s second attempt of 13.86m secured him 720 points and which resulted in finishing 14th place in group A and and over total of 2304 points and 24th place.

Afternoon Session:

David Thomson – 09:30am (23 Jul) – High Jump – Decathlon
 – Results

Entering the High Jump at 1.82m Thomson had a clean run until 1.97m then at 2.00m missed out on all three attempts to claim 776 points and 23rd overall 3080 points.

Sam Reiser – 10:35am (23 Jul) – 400m – Heats – Results

Running from lane two Reiser was composed and did what was required to hold off Bahama’s Janeko Cartwright to claim third position and automatic passage to the semi-final round with a time of 47.07 in heat 5.

Hana Basic – 11:30am (23 Jul) – 100m – Heats – Results

Basic finished fourth in heat 5 with a time 11.96 and missed out on automatic qualification.

David Thomson – 12:50pm (23 Jul) – 400m – Decathlon – Results

Great way to finish off day one for Thomson winning his 400m heat and posting a personal best 51.00.