Sport Whanganui round up of college sport focusing on Whanganui High School

Sport Whanganui continues its review of college sport in the region, this week focusing on Whanganui High School. ATHLETICSSchool athletics this year at Whanganui High School was another successful...
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Meet the best 84-year-old pole vaulter in the world

Meet the best 84-year-old pole vaulter in the world

An 84-year-old pole vaulter isn't putting her pole down anytime soon.Flo Filion Meiler left last week for the World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor in Poland, where she'll compete in events...
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Athletics: Jacko Gill comeback gathers momentum

Athletics: Jacko Gill comeback gathers momentum

There's a noticeable twinkle of pride in Kirsten Hellier's eyes when she talks about the journey shot putter Jacko Gill has been on.Coach Hellier's charge revealed in 2017 that he was suffering...
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Athletics: Lisa Adams sets new world record in para shot put

Athletics: Lisa Adams sets new world record in para shot put

Lisa Adams has bettered the women's para shot put world record for the second time in three weeks — but this time, she will get her name in the record books.Adams hurled a massive 14.52 metres in...
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Live athletics: Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge

Live athletics: Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge

Live coverage of the Sir Graeme Douglas International Track Challenge at Trusts Arena featuring the likes of Tom Walsh, Olivia McTaggart and Konrad Bukowiecki. Event programme 6.30pm – Women's...
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German exchange student Karl Loebe is carving out a promising athletics career in Whanganui

German exchange student Karl Loebe has improved substantially since joining the Whanganui may not ultimately be able to claim promising athlete Karl Loebe, but can certainly lay claim to be a major...
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Athletics: Eliza McCartney taking a break to sort injury woes

Athletics: Eliza McCartney taking a break to sort injury woes

Eliza McCartney is taking a break from pole vaulting to get a nagging hamstring injury right.The Olympic bronze medallist missed the national championships this month, and has now pulled out of the...
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