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Event Report (Dom Post)
|Joseph Millar sets new meeting record for the 100m|
|Liam Malone in the 400m|
"Capital Classic, incorporating NZ 3000m champs, Newtown Park – 22 January 2016Nick Willis raced to his third national 3000m title in 8:00.09 with a powerful run over the final lap. His previous titles were also run in Wellington, 2010 in 8:15.12 and 2013 in 7:57.63.
The defending champion and winner in 2011 Hamish Carson was second in 8:05.97 with Julian Matthews third in 8:07.40. Malcolm Hicks the 2012 champion was fourth in almost an identical time of 8:07.79.
Rosa Flanagan made it three years in a row for the women’s title. Flanagan dug deep over the final lap to hold out Lucy Oliver in 9:09.33. Oliver recorded 9:10.67 with Lydia O’Donnell third in a PB 9:14.99. Early pace maker and 2012 and 2013 champion Camille Buscomb was fourth in 9:17.37.
Rochelle Coster had wind assisted victories in the 100m in 11.41 and the 100m hurdles in 13.19. Fiona Morrison was second in the hurdles in 13.55 with Veronica Torr third in 13.74.
The New Zealand women’s under 20 relay team of Brooke Somerfield, Lucy Sheat, Zoe Hobbs and Georgia Hulls set a New Zealand under 20 4 x 100m relay record of 45.04. This broke the record set by the New Zealand junior team of Kelly Miller, Jannette Wise, Caroline Hunt and Jane Arnott of 45.57 at the world junior championships in Lisbon Portugal in 1994.
Joseph Millar won the 100m in 10.36 (+1.5) from Kodi Harman and James Mortimer. It was a good warm up for Mortimer as he returned to the track to win the 200m in a PB 21.02 (+1.6) from Millar 21.04 and Harman 21.45.
Andrew Whyte won the 400m in 47.54 from Frazer Wickes 47.89. Tama Toki was third in the 400m in 48.06 and he also won the 400m hurdles in 53.83.
Michael Dawson ran a personal best 1:52.54 to win the 800m from Daniel Hintz who also clocked a PB 1:54.20.
Jack Henry won the 110m hurdles in 14.44 (+4.0) while Michael McElwee was ahead of Sean Lake in the 3000m race walk in 16:34.64.
Marshall Hall won the senior discus with a throw of 58.01m while Siositina Hakeai had the measure of Te Rina Keenan in the women’s discus throwing 55.81m to Keenan’s 54.63m. Palu Fia had a PB 11.59m in the shot put and Emma Ryan also produced a PB of 10.69m.
Lauren Bruce sent the hammer out to 56.19m.
Anna Thomson cleared 11.92m into a head wind in the triple jump and Elizabeth Lamb was over at 1.81m in the high jump. Sam Pinson cleared 2.02m in the high jump.
James Joycey of Australia won the 6kg hammer with a throw of 54.35m.
Aiden Smith threw the 700g javelin 55.99m, Matthew Wyatt had a wind assisted long jump of 7.45m while Alexander Parkinson in the senior discus threw 52.83m and in the shot put was out to 14.85m.
Ryan Ballantyne recorded 17.16m with the 6kg shot and Nathaniel Sulupo threw the 1.75kg discus 49.30m."
Source: Athletics NZ
Some photos below
Women's High Jump
|Danica Davies, Tairei Athletics|
|Elizabeth Lamb, Waitakere City|
|Adriana Mawhinney, Athletics Alexandra|
|Hannah O'Connor, Egmont Athletics|
|Charlotte Blair, Christchurch Avon|
|Phoebe Mcknight, Lower Hutt|
|Grace Ritchie, Hamilton Hawks|
|Mathew Manning, Auckland City AC|
|Max Spencer, Athletics Wairarapa|
|Isaiah Priddey, Hamilton Hawks|
|Fergus Eglesfield, Canterbury Uni|
|Joel Carman, Lower Hutt|
|Stefan Przychodzko, Kapiti|
|Max Press, Streamz Track Club (Silverstream College)|
|Jack Beaumont, Winton AC (Southland)|
|Callum Stewart, WHAC|
|Adam Fairclough, Palmerston North|
|Ben Wall, Ashhurst|
|Seamus Kane, Wellington Olympic|
|Hugh O'Donoghue, Athletics Wairarapa|
|Joseph Millar, Tauranga|
|Hamish Gill, North Harbour Bays|
|James Mortimer, North Harbour Bays|
Mixed 3000m Race Walk
|Michael McElwee, Pakuranga AC|
|Sean lake, Scottish|
|Sue Hoskin, Manawatu Striders|
|Daphne Jones, Scottish|
|Atipa Mabonga, Otautau AC (Southland)|
Youth/Senior Men and Women 800m
|Liam Turner, Winton AC (Southland). Turner attends OBHS but is part of the Southland Development squad|
|Katherine Marshall, Te Awamutu AC|
|Lucy Jacobs, Takapuna AA & AC|
|Heidi Demeo, Australia|
|Izzy Hegan, Wellington Olympic|
|Hannah Miller, Athletics Gore|
|Alison Andews-Paul, Athletics Wairarapa|
|Lilly Trotter, Papanui Toc H and Izzy Hegan|
|Imogen Skelton and Tessa Hunt, WHAC|
|Alisha Lovrich, North Harbour Bays|
|Frances Allen, Palmerston North|
|Harry Ewing, Hamilton Hawks|
|Michael Dawso, Wesley A & HC|
|Daniel Hintz, Athletics Tauranga|
|Josh Ledger, Upper Hutt AC|
|Steven Langdon, Pakuranga AC|
|Harrison Porritt, Palmerston North|
|Jonathon Beaver, Te Awamutu AC|
|Julian Baker, WHAC|
|Josh Nairne, Wellington Olympic|
|Josh Barry, Papanui Toc H|
|Camille Buscomb, Waikato-BOP|
|Rosa Flanagan, Canterbury|
|Lucy Oliver, Auckland|
|Amelia Mazza-Downie, Australia and Angie Petty, Canterbury|
|Lydia O'Donnell, Auckland|
|Rowan Tockler, Waikato-BOP|
|Tina Harris, Wellington|
|Emerson Deverall, Hamilton Hawks and Hanna English, Otago|
|Esther Keown, Auckland|
|Anna Hahner, Germany|
Men's High Jump
|William Swan, Invercargill AC|
|Sam Pinson, WHAC|
Men's 3000m NZ Championship Race
|Malsolm Hicks, Auckland|
|Craig Huffer, Australia|
|Joshua Baan, Otago|
|Sean Eustace, Canterbury|
|Mitchell Small, Canterbury|
|Evan Cooper, Wellington|
|Niam Macdonald, Manawatu|
|Ryan McAlister, Wellington|
|Hamish Carson, Wellington|
|Eric Speakman, Hawke's Bay-Gisborne|
|Nathan Pearce, Australia|
|Ben Moynihan, Auckland|
|Jack Rayner, Australia|
|Alex Parlane, Auckland|
|Ryan Sissons, Auckland|
|Caden Shields, Otago|
|Nick Moulai, Canterbury|
|Leuan van der Peet, Canterbury|
|Lucas Duross, Hawke's Bay-Gisborne|
|Julian Matthews, Tasman|