The feature of this Meet was the AACT Club Relay event where Ginninderra Athletics was well represented by almost 50 teams - more than any other club. Woden Thunder were also very well represented and they provided plenty of wonderful and friendly competition in most events.
There was a little bit of controversy with a number of our teams. More to follow on this.
Congratulation go to the following athletes who represented Ginninderra Athletics at this weekend's Meet.
The Club won 12 Gold, 12 Silver and 4 Bronze placings across all ages (14-16, 18-20, and Open/Masters).
Among the notable performances was the Open Men in the club ribbon 4x100m Relay where our team pipped the previously undefeated Woden Thunder. It was an especially sweet result as the team featured two of our up and coming 16M sprinters, one 18M and a 22 year old. Our Open Women's team finished second and didn't have anyone over the age of twenty in the team.
All the teams were bolstered and supported by a magnificent number of our Little Athletes from Endurance Runners, Walkers and Sprinters alike.
Amongst the relays there was also some field events with Stephen Fraser throwing a new club record in the Hammer Throw of 43.31m. Stephen has been in excellent form in all throwing disciplines this season.
Amalie Leslie may have also broken an ACT Para Record and we are awaiting confirmation of the performance!!
We also welcomed Fraser Hawkins our newest Open Male who enjoyed a strong showing in the High Jump 1.80m and Long Jump 6.03m. Fraser is only 10cm off the club record in the High Jump which is very exciting for our talented junior High Jumpers to aspire too.
- 14-16W - Inemami Ajulo and Rebecca Guest 26.34s - Gold
- 14-16M - Joel McMahon and Nick Garnsey 23.46s - Gold
- 14-16M - Dan Nguyen and Tim Nguyen 27.72s - Bronze
- 14-16M - Brodie Goecke-Beard and Daniel Keefe 28.63 – Fifth
- 18-20M – Nicholas Donaldson and Lekani Mpaso - Gold
- 18-20W - Rose Cajetan and Klara Steinhauser 26.78s - Silver
- Open M - Steve Dodt and Michael Spong 26.20s - Fourth
- Open M - Neil Thomas and Eden Thomas 28.05s - Fifth
- 14-16W – Ella van den Heuvel and Alana Restagno 2:39.24 - Bronze
- 14-16M – Shaun Harris and Abshirbile Noor 2:08.16 – Silver
- 14-16M - Owen Toyne and Byron Cahill 2:41.33 – Bronze
- 18-20M – Raage Noor and Jacob Davill 1:51.12 – Gold
- Open M – Caleb Joliffe and Luke Allard 2:01.88 – Gold
- 14-16W - Rebecca Guest, Charlotte Withers, Klara Steinhauser and Charlotte Fowler 57.84s – Gold
- 14-16M - Brodie Goecke-Beard, Tyler Smith, Conor Pratt and Matthew Ikoro 52.21s – Gold
- 18-20M – Augustine Nketia, Nicholas Donaldson, Jacob Todd and Harrison Francis 48.46s – Silver
- Open – Edward Nketia, Jeremy Maranan, Vivian Williams and Austin Tetteh 42.73s – Gold
- Open M – Michael Spong, Luke Allard, Caleb Joliffe and Steve Dodt – Bronze
- Open M – Neil Thomas, Mackenzie Francis, Peter Vermeulen and Eden Thomas 56.51s – Fourth
- Open W – Akua Franklin, Nathalie Cerritelli, Inemami Ajulo and Rose Cajetan 54.04s – Silver
- 14-16M - Owen Toyne and Bryce Cover 19:24.47 – Silver
- 14-16W – Rebecca Guest, Chelsea Moroney, Sarah Walker and Alana Restagno 4:30.93 – Gold
- 14-16 M – Hayden Todd, James Lemon, Abshirbile Noor and Mitchell Reid 4:16.33 – Gold
- Open M – Augustine Nketia, Austin Tetteh, Luke Allard and Raage Noor 3:34.53 – Silver
- Open M – Steve Dodt, Jordan Green, Michael Spong and Caleb Joliffe 4:22.19 – Fourth
- 14-16W – Alana Restagno, Chelsea Moroney, Sarah Walker and Sidney Shaw 14:48.47 – Silver
- 14-16M – Elijah Harrison, Noah Harrison, Dan Nguyen and Tim Nguyen 16:45.41 – Gold
- 18-20M – Jonah Harrison, Raage Noor, Jacob Davill and Jacob Todd 12:29.93 – Silver
- 14-16W – Inemami Ajulo, Charlotte Withers, Rebecca Guest and Chelsea Moroney 2:36.51 – Silver
- 14-16M – Joel McMahon, Harrison Francis, Nicholas Donaldson and Matthew Ikoro 2:12.67 – Gold
- 14-16M – Tyler Smith, Nicholas Garnsey, Noah Harrison and Abshirbile Bile 2:34.50 – Silver
- 18-20W – Rose Cajetan, Ella van den Heuvel, Charlotte Fowler, Klara Steinhauser 2:44.39 – Silver
- Open – Peter Vermeulen, Mackenzie Francis, Eden Thomas and Mitchell Reid 2:40.49 – Silver
- Amalie Leslie 3.72m
- Jeremy Maranan 5.78m
- Fraser Hawkins 6.03m
- Amalie Leslie 1.15m
- Tyler Smith 1.45m
- Fraser Hawkins 1.80m
- Stephen Fraser 43.31m