Entries by Sam Quennell

In case you missed it…

Victorian long distance superstar David McNeill took out the Hobart Run the Bridge for the second time in three years, with a record breaking time in the 10km course. The Rio Olympian, who took out the same event in 2015 but missed last year due to injury, claimed victory with a record time of 28:57s. […]

London awaits for Regan Lamble!

London is calling for Dane Bird-Smith (Qld) and Regan Lamble (Vic) after they won gold at the Oceania & Australian 20km Race Walking Championships in Adelaide (SA) to ensure their start at the IAAF World Championships. Stopping the clock in 1:19:37 and 1:29:58 respectively, the fast-paced Rio 2016 Olympians were joined on a long list […]

2017 World Para Athletics Junior & Senior Championships – Policies

Selection policies for the 2017 World Para Athletics Junior & Senior Championships are now available. We at Athletics Victoria are pleased to announce the Policy and Online Nomination for Juniors are now live on the Athletics Australia website. With regards to Seniors and in line with Section 11 of the Selection Policy, amendments have been […]

AV Shield – Final

Just as we were all coming down off our Nitro high, we were thrown a lifeline… The AV Shield Final. To say there was a lot going on (program-wise) would be an understatement. There was plenty. Steeplechase, walks, 1500m, 100m, 400m, 4x100m, long jump, discus, javelin and pole vault – so much pole vault. What […]

All-Stars win first Nitro series!

Usain Bolt led his All-Stars to victory in the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics Melbourne series by winning two events, including the relay finale, at Lakeside Stadium in front of a sell-out crowd on Saturday night. He declared the fresh concept and take on track and field a brilliant success after helping his team win the […]

AV Shield Final – Important Information

Athlete Information: Athletes must compete in their club uniform. All athletes must wear  their current Athletics Victoria registered bibs (front & back). If an athlete has lost their bib number they must get a blank bib from the administration area. There will be NO invite athletes at Shield Final. Athletes wishing to use their own […]


A green and gold contingent of 24 will battle it out at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships on 26 March 2017. Confirmed by Athletics Australia Selectors today, the team is led by Brett Robinson (Vic) and Anna Kelly (Vic) after the duo won the Selection Trial in Canberra (ACT) last month. Robinson and Kelly […]

Victorian Multi Event Championships – Results

In the midst of all the Nitro hype, athletes and spectators alike turned up at Doncaster for the Victorian Multi Event Championships. The weather was borderline too hot, but it didn’t stop some unbelievable results from many of the competitors who braved the heat.   In the Open Women’s Heptathlon it was Celeste Mucci of […]

Nitro – Opening Night!

Usain Bolt left Lakeside as he arrived… a winner, with his All-Stars taking a narrow victory over Team Australia on the opening night of the inaugural Coles Nitro Athletics series at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday night. The action on the track went by in a flash, just like the Jamaican who stormed down […]

Victorian Multi Championships – Preview

So apparently there’s this big event happening on Saturday night… I’m not too sure what it’s all about. But I think think there’s a famous Jamaican athlete competing. Anyway, what I do know is that the Victorian Multi Event Championships are on at Doncaster across the weekend, where some of Victoria’s greatest multi-disciplined athletes will […]

Victorian Country Championships 2017

The weather was beautiful out at Casey Fields across all three days of competition, which saw a plethora of high quality performances, from athletes both young and old. Regarded as one of the premier events of the season, the Victorian Country Championships sees athletes from all over Victoria come together to test their ability against […]