International

IAAF World Cross Country Selection Trials

 

A warm and cloudy morning greeted over 100 athletes at Stromlo Forest Park for the World Cross Country Trials on 27 January 2019. Up for grabs was a berth on the Australian team for the World Cross Country Championships being held in Denmark on 30 March 2019.

Woden distance athlete, Leanne Pompeani, ran the 10km course in a time of 35:53 to be the 6th Australian woman across the line, earning her a senior debut on the Australian team!

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Leanne! The Club wishers her all the very best for the forthcoming World Championships.

 

 

 

Oceania Melanesian Regional Championships

 

The Melanesian Regional Championships for 2018 were held in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 9th to 11th May.

Over 100 Australian track and field athletes joined athletes from Nauru, Kiribati, Wallis & Futuna, Tuvalu, Tonga, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Norfolk Island, New Caledonia, Fiji, Cook Islands and American Samoa for the three days of competition.

Congratulations to Woden’s Eloise Millington on her performance for the Australian U18 Team. Eloise competed in Triple Jump, winning silver with a jump of 12.16m.

Great effort Eloise!

 

2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

 

A huge CONGRATULATIONS to Eliza Ault Connell on her silver medal in the Women’s T54 Marathon at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Eliza clocked 1:44:13 to cross the line second to Madison de Rozario who ended up winning the marathon in a time of 1:44:00. This gave Australia a 1-2 podium finish!

A fabulous effort from Eliza!