Entries by Sam Quennell

Australian Athletics Championships – Day 5 – Morning Session

Overcast start to the day which was a welcome relief for athletes and spectators alike! However, there is some serious talk of the mother of all thunderstorms set to hit Sydney’s Olympic Park in the afternoon, but fingers crossed it passes us by… It didn’t. At 10:45 the heavens opened up, however, it’ just weather […]

Australian Athletics Championships – Day 4

It was a a big program today with competition running from 9am until 9pm without any breaks! But when the action is that exciting, who really minds… The first medal of the day was handed to U14 triple jumper Amber Kamua who managed to narrowly edge out Nakeisha Brimble (NSW) by a millimeter, finishing in […]

Australian Athletics Championships – Night 1

So apparently it had been raining in Sydney for a month-straight leading into this year’s National Championships… Well we must have brought some good luck from Victoria because the weather was exceptional. As well as a few results! In the Men’s U20 Long Jump final half the field were Victorians! Michael Cann was the best […]

2017 Australian Athletics Championships – Preview

Before you announce yourself internationally, you need to make a name for yourself in your own backyard. And there’s only one place to do that… From Sunday March 26th through to Sunday April 2nd, the country’s best athletes will gather into Sydney’s Olympic Stadium, to fight it out against one another with the winner being […]

Victorian All-Star #6 – Jaryd Clifford

Meet Jaryd Clifford! We decided to ask Jaryd some questions ahead of the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships to see what drives him as an athlete and a person… Athletics Victoria: Thanks for being with us Jaryd! Jaryd Clifford: Thanks guys. AV: Firstly, how old are you? JC: I’m 17-years-old. AV: And which club do you […]

Victorian Masters Championships – Preview

With a lot of focus from the athletic community on the Australian Athletics Championships next week, we can’t forget about the Victorian Masters Championships happening this weekend out at Doncaster. There will no doubt be plenty of experience on the track and out in the field, with quite a few stories to be told! Some […]

Victorian All-Star #5 – Bianca Hansen

Meet Bianca Hansen aka Bee! We decided to ask Bee some questions ahead of the 2017 Australian Athletics Championships to see what drives her as an athlete and a person… Athletics Victoria: Welcome Bee! Bianca Hansen: Hey guys! AV: We know we sound like a broken record, but it’s always good to be consistent with […]