Success for Kiwis at New York Diamond League

Nick Willis’ first Diamond League race of the year resulted in a second placing over 5000m this morning in 13min 29.78sec at the Icahn Stadium in New York. Willis, who confesses to still being a novice over the 12.5 lap distance, finished just 0.3s behind winner Ben True (USA) but ahead of many well-performed African […]

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Dominant display from Robertson at NZ championships

Jake Robertson gave a dominant front-running display to win his first New Zealand track title at the Les Mills NZ Track and Field championships in Wellington. Representing Waikato BoP, the 25 year old Kenyan based athlete lead from the start of the race in very blustery conditions at Wellington’s Newtown Park on Friday afternoon. Encouraging […]

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Robertson second at Continental Cup – Day 1 Review

Zane Robertson provided New Zealand’s top placing on the first day of competition at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech, Morocco this morning. Robertson, competing for the Asia-Pacific team, finished second in a very tactical 5000m race in 13:29.27, behind favourite Isiah Koech’s 13:26.86. Related: Men’s 5000m Results The race provided the Kiwi Commonwealth bronze […]

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Tom Walsh takes Silver in Shot Put

There was a twinge of disappointment for Tom Walsh after he won the silver in the shot put. “Obviously I wanted the gold there’s no doubt about that, but I’ll definitely take the silver. It was a massive throw by O’Dayne Richards. I thought I had it in me but these things happen, and I […]

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IAAF World Challenge Melbourne – ANZ Review

Tom Walsh backed up his stunning World Indoor bronze medal just two weeks earlier to better his own New Zealand outdoor national record with an outstanding 21.16m en route to victory at the IAAF World Challenge event in Melbourne. The rising Kiwi shot put star produced the five longest throws of the competition – achieving […]

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Walsh stuns with World Champs Bronze

Tom Walsh has stunned the athletics world, winning a bronze medal in the shot put at the World Indoor Championships in Poland. The 22 year old defied all predictions to improve on his New Zealand indoor record three times during the final finishing with a huge 21.26 in the sixth and final round to move […]

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