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31 May 2022 • High Performance

Athletics NZ Adds to 2022 World Athletics Championships Team

Athletics NZ is pleased to announce that two additional athletes have been selected for the 2022 World Athletics Championships based on performances achieved within the relevant World Athletics qualification periods.

Quentin Rew competed at the Oceania Area 35km Race Walk Championships on 15 May and crossed the line in 2:32.58. The entry standard was 2:33:00.

Sam Tanner raced at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene and won the men’s 1500m with a 3:34.37 PB. The entry standard was 3:35.00.


Quentin and Sam will join the 18 initially selected athletes announced on 13 May 2022:

Athletes selected for the 2022 World Championships in Oregon Via Entry Standard


Lauren Bruce (hammer)

Zoe Hobbs (100m)

Julia Ratcliffe (hammer)

Maddi Wesche (shot)


Geordie Beamish (5000m)

Jacko Gill (shot)

Tom Walsh (shot)

Athletes Conditionally Selected for 2022 World Athletics Championships


Imogen Ayris (pole vault)

Portia Bing (400m hurdles)

Nicole Bradley (hammer)

Georgia Hulls (200m)

Olivia McTaggart (pole vault)

Keeley O’Hagan (high jump)

Tori Peeters (javelin)


Hamish Kerr (high jump)

Brad Mathas (800m)

Eddie Osei-Nketia (100m)

James Preston (800m)