News & Updates

3 September 2019 • High Performance

Caden Shields added to Doha 2019 World Championships Team

A further addition to the Doha 2019 World Championships team has been confirmed with Caden Shields in the marathon event. This brings the team to a total of 13 athletes preparing to compete in Doha.

Alana Barber (20km race walk)
Portia Bing (400m hurdles)

Camille Buscomb (10,000m)
Jacko Gill (shot put)
Malcolm Hicks (marathon)
Zoe Hobbs (100m)
Hamish Kerr (high jump)
Edward Osei-Nketia (100m)
Julia Ratcliffe (hammer throw)

Quentin Rew (20km and 50km race walk)

Caden Shields (marathon)
Tom Walsh (shot put)
Maddison-Lee Wesche (shot put)
Nick Willis was also conditionally selected back in April, based on his top 12 placing at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Subject to being eligible for entry, we anticipate Nick officially joining the team after the end of the qualification period, Friday 6 September,Previously selected athletes Jake Robertson and Eliza McCartney have both withdrawn from the team to focus on their respective Tokyo build ups. Zane Robertson, who bettered the required marathon performance standard, has made himself unavailable for selection to also focus on his Tokyo preparation.

Selection and Team Inquiries: Scott Goodman
High Performance Director, Athletics New Zealand
021 898 608