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Welcome to the Gippsland Athletics Club Website

Gippsland Athletics club was founded in 1955. Our aim is to promote, encourage and improve athletic competition in the Gippsland Region. We offer a relaxed and friendly environment for individuals and families and encourage participation from all ages and abilities. Athletes compete in age groups from U14 up to Masters. Regular track and field competition is held from October to March on Tuesday evenings starting at 6.00pm at the Joe Carmody Athletics Track in Newborough.

 

2019/20 Presentation Day and AGM

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The 2019/20 Presentation day has been cancelled due to a number of circumstances, mainly a lack of availability of members to attend.

This seasons club points champions are:

Junior Female : Caitlyn Gill

Junior Male : Justin Fernando

Senior Male : Jude Fernando.

And this seasons encouragement award is presented to Jordan Gill, who has been a consistent competitor throughout the season and who has made some great improvements across the board.


The AGM which was planned to be held on the day will be rescheduled.

 

 

Last Updated on Friday, 20 March 2020 07:12
 

Country Champs 2020

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The Victorian Country championships are a main feature in the athletics calendar and this year were held at Geelong's - John Landy Athletics Field.

This year Gippsland Athletics were represented by Jude Fernando, Justin Fernando and Isabella Lia.

These athletes took the opportunity to test themselves against some strong competitors from around the state, with some excellent results and PB's.

Congratulations go out to all three athletes on their respective performances.

Female U/20 - Isabella Lia - High Jump: 1.60m (1st);

Mens M40+ - Jude Fernando - 100m: 12.87 (4th); 400m: 61.31 (3rd); 400m Hurdles: 73.06 (1st); Long Jump: 4.80m (3rd); Triple Jump: 9.71m (2nd).

Mens U14 - 100m: 15.99 (6th); 200m Hurdles: 41.77 (1st); Long Jump: 3.70m (2nd); Triple Jump: 8.02m (1st).

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 27 January 2020 18:30
 

Gippsland Pentathlon 2020

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Gippsland Athletics Pentathlon

The Gippsland Athletics Pentathlon Championship was run on Tuesday 25th of February 2020.

The Pentathlon results have now been posted, congratulations to all of the place getters.

Special mentions to South Coast Athletics member - Miles Wrigley , who in the U/16 Mens broke a long standing pentathlon record (1994) with an exceptional overall performance.

And also to Gippsland Athletics member Jude Fernando, who in his first season with the club managed to edge out the ever competitive Ben Cruickshank in Masters Mens, in what was easily the largest field of the evening.

 

We had a great turn out for the event, with a number of competitors from South Coast Athletics and Traralgon Harriers making the effort to come and compete.

Gippsland Athletics would like to thank all competitors for helping make the Pentathlon a more interesting event.

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 07:53
 

Vern Curnow Shield 2019-20

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The final round of the Vern Curnow Shield was held on Tuesday 21st of January 2020 at Joe Carmody Track in Newborough.

It was nice to be able to run the night after having to cancel the previous weeks events due to poor air quality..

The results are in and congratulations go to South Coast Athletics (930 points) for again taking out the Vern Curnow Shield, making it two in a row.

Traralgon Harriers had some good numbers in attendance which shows in their second placing, (737 points) with Gippsland Athletics third (579 points) quite a way off the pace this year.

South Coast Athletics had the highest number of competitors over the three weeks of the competition and took a well deserved win.

Gippsland Athletics would like to thank all of the participating clubs and their athletes for again helping to make the Vern Curnow Shield a special part of our season.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 February 2020 09:28
 
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