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Friday, 7 April 2017

Masters Athletics National Track & Field Championships 2017

Large contingent of Scottish Members feature in the Masters Athletics National Track & Field Championships 2017

Eleven club members competed in the 43rd New Zealand Masters Athletics National Track & Field Championships held at Saxton Fields, Nelson, from 3-5 March. There were 221 entrants in total, with 30 from the Wellington region, including eleven from Wellington Scottish. Our members achieved great results in hot but windy conditions:

Finish of the men’s 30-44 age group 1500m event where Andrew Wharton and Mathew Rogers had a close finish. There was only 6 thousandths of a second between Mathew Rogers (M35), and Andrew Wharton (M40).

Finish of the men’s 30-44 age group 1500m event where Andrew Wharton and Mathew Rogers had a close finish. There was only 6 thousandths of a second between Mathew Rogers (M35), and Andrew Wharton (M40).

  • Adam Steinmetz (M35): 2nd 400m
  • Andrew Wharton (M40): 1st 800m, 1st 1500m, 1st 5000m
  • Sean Lake (M45): 1st 3000m walk, 1st 10,000m walk
  • Michael Wray (M50): 2nd 800m, 1st 1500m, 1st 5000m
  • Lyn Clark (W50): 4th 200m
  • Terri Grimmett (W55): 1st 800m, 1st 5000m, 1st 3000m walk, 1st 10000m road walk
  • Marshall Clark (M60): 3rd 400m, 1st 800m, 1st 1500m
  • Jonathon Harper (M65): 3rd 800m
  • Jenny Mason (W65): 2nd 60m, 2nd 100m
  • Bob Stephens (M70): 4th 1500m, 3rd 5000m, 1st 10000m
  • Daphne Jones (W75): 1st 3000 walk

Top performances from our members on an age-graded basis were:

  • Jenny Mason in the 60m, time: 10.68 (86.5%)
  • Michael Wray in the 1500m, time: 4:35.44 (85.4%)
  • Andrew Wharton in the 800m, time: 2:08.86 (83.3%)
  • Daphne Jones in the 3000m walk, time: 21:23.59 (82%)
  • Marshall Clark in the 800m, time: 2:35.44 (81.9%)
Full results are available here: NZMA National Champs 2017 (PDF)
 
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