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13 Apr 2019

Huawei P30 Vertical Pursuit

Huawei P30 Vertical Pursuit

Event date: 13/04/2019 Export event

New Zealand's national champion pole vaulters, take over the centre of Auckland on a specially designed runway outside SKYCITY Casino on Auckland's Federal Street!

This free, family friendly event will wow spectators as the athletes soar close to five metres in the air under the shadow of the Sky Tower.

Fans will be able to watch the action close up and personal, with opportunities to interact with the athletes and to experience the grace, power and skill of some of the best pole vaulters on earth!

Date:
Saturday 13 April, 2019
Venue:
Federal Street, Auckland
Time 12pm: Warm up
1pm-3pm: Competition 
Contact: Event Manager

Athlete line-up:

Olivia McTaggart 

PB: 4.46m

  • 2019 New Zealand Women's Champion
  • Aiming for a World Championships qualifying height of 4.56
  • 2017 New Zealand junior and youth champion
  • Fifth at the world junior championships

Imogen Ayris

PB: 4.20mm

  • Current New Zealand junior champion

Hannah Philpot

PB: 3.90m

Isabella Murrell

PB: 3.71m

Aria Rhodes

PB: 3.50m

Nick Southgate

PB: 5.47m

  • Six times New Zealand Men's champion

James Steyn

PB: 5.21m

  • 2019 New Zealand Men's champion

Ettiene du Preez

PB: 4.70m

 


 

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