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30 May 2022 • Track and Field

Weekly Round Up: 30 May

Sam Tanner crosses the finish line having taken victory in the 1500m at the Eugene Diamond League (Photo: Getty Images)

New Zealand Track & Field results

AUCKLAND

Auckland Cross Country Grand Prix #1, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Pakuranga – 28 May 2022
Two weeks after running a marathon personal best in Christchurch, Lisa Cross led throughout the 10km to win the women’s race in 37:20. Katrina Andrew, the 2019 national road champion, was second in 37:40 and the 2019 national cross country champion Maiya Christini was third in 40:12.

Ronan Lee won for the second year in a row in 33:23 from Ben Hamilton 33:56 and Liam Bird 34:14. Simon Mace was impressive in the masters 8km, recording 27:49, to head in Mark Boyce and Paul Crowhurst. Mace won last year in 26:33.

Christian de Vaal was all class in the U20 8km winning by nearly a minute in 27:09. Angus Monro was second. De Vaal won last year in 26:03.

Isabella Richardson won the U20 6km in 24:02 and Katie Wyrill was the first master in the same race in 25:09.

Jack Erikson took out the U18 6km in 20:24 and Charlie Richardson triumphed in the U16 4km in 14:28.

Bella Earl won the U18 4km in 15:07 and Imogen Barlow the U16 2km in 7:17. U14 2km Louay Benaoum 7:05 and Scarlett Gwin 7:37.

WELLINGTON

98th Vosseler Shield Mountain Races, Mt Victoria – 28 May 2022
Seamus Kane won the 10km in 38:01, from Nathan Tse 38:11 and Jack Shaw 38:34. Hiro Tanimoto was the first master in 40:22.

National road champion in 2012 Sarah Drought won the 5km in 21:37 beating Esther George 22:31 and Mel Brandon 22:41.

3km; Joshua Jordan 10:53 and Poppy Healy 12:36. 1.1km Jacob Williams 4:19 and Mia Thomson 4:59.

MASTERTON

Wairarapa Track and Field Winter Series, Colin Pugh Sportsbowl – 29 May 2022
Ben Lambert 100m 11.40 +0.4. Angus Lyver 200m 22.39 +0.3, LJ 6.70m +1.0. Liam Lamb 800m 1:57.34. Ben Brunner (15) 3000m 9:10.22 PB. Kaleb Sola 800g JT 44.72m, 5kg HT 50.90m. Jack Bryan LJ 6.26m +0.4.

Kimberley Walsh 400m 57.54. Amelia Abernethy 800m 2:23.11. Vanessa Story (47) 800m 2:38.51. Courtney Fitzgibbon (15) 3000m 10:30.44 PB. Lola Campbell (15) 3000m 10:57.31 PB.

International Results

USA

Prefontaine Classic, Diamond League, Hayward Field Eugene OR, 28 May: Sam Tanner 1500m 3:34.37 PB (1). Tanner in a post-event interview said: “It was a fast one. The boys got after it and the pacers did an amazing job. I just wanted to get the (World Championship) standard of 3:35.00.” Geordie Beamish 5000m 13:29.88 (9). Tom Walsh SP 21.96m (3), series 21.75, 21.96, 21.33, 21.33, x, 21.18. Ryan Crouser won with 23.02m and Joe Kovacs was second with 22.49m.

NCAA Div 1 Championships, West Preliminary Round, John McDonnell Field, Fayetteville AR, 25 May: Anthony Barmes HT 67.09m PB (5), fourth New Zealand all-time list. Theo Quax 1500m 3:46.46 (8H1) (26), Isaiah Priddey 1500m 3:46.86 (7H2) (29). William Sinclair 1500m 3:56.99 (12H4). 27 May: Welrè Olivier TJ 15.84m +0.5 (2F3) (13). Matt Walsh TJ 14.85m -0.7 (7F1) (39). Murdoch McIntyre 3000m steeplechase 9:12.92 (15H2). 28 May: Josie Taylor HJ 1.76m (9F2).

NCAA Div 1 Championships, East Preliminary Round, Robert C Haugh Complex, Bloomington IN, 25 May: Angus White 1500m 3:45.17 (8H3) (10) q. Liam Back 1500m 3:47.36 (6H4). 26 May: Maia Ramsden 1500m 4:16.70 PB (4H4) Q. Kimberley May 1500m 4:23.73 PB (9H4). 27 May: Angus White 1500m Quarter-final 3:45.09 PB (12H2) (22). 28 May: Maia Ramsden 1500m Quarter-final 4:13.54 PB (5H1) (9). The 2019 and 2020 national U20 1500m champion from Wellington is now ranked 15th on the New Zealand all-time list.

NCAA Div II Championships, Allendale MI, 26 May: Christopher Goodwin LJ 7.93m +3.7 (1). Leah Belfield 100m 11.45 +0.7 PB (2H3). 27 May: Leah Belfield 200m 23.40 +2.1 (2H1). Alison Andrews-Paul 800m 2:07.24 (1H2). 28 May: Leah Belfield 100m 11.80 +1.5 (3), 200m 23.30 +1.5 PB (1), improves to fifth on the New Zealand all-time list. Alison Andrews-Paul 800m 2:06.47 (2).

NCAA Div III Championships, Geneva OH, 26 May: Colin Kirkpatrick 3000m steeplechase 9:08.13 (2H2). 28 May: Colin Kirkpatrick 3000m steeplechase 9:05.05 (7).

GREAT BRITAIN

Great Manchester 10km Road Race, Manchester, 22 May: Jake Robertson 28:06 (1), Zane Robertson 29:03 (11).

SWEDEN

Hoka Sparet 5000m, Stockholm, 21 May: Tim Robertson 14:01.44 PB (7), 3000m enroute 8:29.46.

SPAIN

Iberoamericano Meeting, Huelva, 25 May: Hamish Carson 5000m 13:17.27 PB (5), equal sixth New Zealand all-time list. Race won by Levy Kibet of Kenya in 13:03.09.

GERMANY

19th Thumer Werfertag, Thum, 27 May: Lauren Bruce HT 66.48m (2), series 59.73, 62.88, x, 64.62, 66.48, 65.37.

AUSTRALIA

Gold Coast Invitational Meeting, Queensland, 28 May: Anna Percy 100m 11.66 +1.6 (1). Rosie Elliott 400m 52.60 (1), Isabel Neal 52.98 (2), Camryn Smart 54.97 (5), Lucy Shennan 58.21 (9), Maddie Kelso-Heap 58.47 (10). Emma Ferguson 800m 2:14.76 (4), Rosaria Gibson 2:17.52 (5). Hannah Gapes 3000m 9:50.21 (2). Christina Ryan 100m hurdles 14.93 +1.9 (4), HJ 1.65m (5), SP 11.65m (5). Maddie Wilson HJ 1.60m (6). Keeley O’Hagan HJ 1.82m (1), Josephine Reeves HJ 1.78m (2=). Abbey Moody JT 42.99m (5). Mariah Ririnui LJ 6.02m +2.3 (5), also 5.95m +1.8. Suzannah Kennelly DT 47.08m (1), SP 14.06m (2). Natalia Rankin-Chitar DT 40.40m (6), SP 14.28m (1). Olivia McTaggart PV 4.51m (1), Hannah Adye 3.46m (3).

Para Athlete, Rorie Poff T38 SP 9.29m (1).

Tiaan Whelpton 100m 10.25 +1.6 (1H1), Eddie Osei-Nketia 10.41 (2H1), Asher Pettengell-Brand 11.32 (7H1), 200m 22.74 +1.0 (7H1). James Harding 800m 1:49.56 (4), James Ford 1:52.13 PB (5). Adam Stack HJ 1.90m (2=), Max Attwell HJ 1.90m (2=), DT 37.79m (8), PV 4.61m (2), SP 11.75m (8). Ettiene Du Preez PV 4.51m (3). Liam Ngchok-Wulf SP 17.63m (2), Ryan Ballantyne SP 17.54m (3). Hamish McGregor DT 51.09m (3), SP 16.76m (4).

Road and Trail Races Around the Country

AUCKLAND
O’Hagan’s 5km, Viaduct Harbour, 24 May: David Bagot 16:27, Harry Harris 17:38, Zach Gedye 17:41. Tia Knight 19:22, Claudia Waite 21:08, Christine Adamson 21:46.

Rat Race 5km, Takapuna, 25 May: Cooper Howden-Waugh 19:22, Conan Christmas 19:53, Robert Good 19:54.

DUNEDIN
35th Leith Harbour Free 5 and 10, 26 May: 5km; Corey Lewis 16:38, Danny Baillie 18:11, Lars Winther 18:19. 10km; Many Lowther 41:58.

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