• Angela Smit of North Canterbury won the Sylvia Potts Memorial women’s 800m in Hastings on Friday evening.
Smit recorded 2m 8.10s, just under the B performance standard for the World Junior Championships.
    Angela Smit of North Canterbury won the Sylvia Potts Memorial women’s 800m in Hastings on Friday evening. Smit recorded 2m 8.10s, just under the B performance standard for the World Junior Championships. © Athletics New Zealand
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Athletics New Zealand - NEWS - Angela Smit wins Sylvia Potts memorial women's 800m in Hastings

HASTINGS - Sylvia Potts Classic
Angela Smit of North Canterbury won the Sylvia Potts Memorial women’s 800m in Hastings on Friday evening.
Smit recorded 2m 8.10s, just under the B performance standard for the World Junior Championships.

Hannah Newbould from Port Hills Canterbury was second in 2m 10.81s and Demelza Murrihy-Topp third in 2m 13.12s.

Tom Walsh of South Canterbury set a New Zealand M18 shot put record of 18.13m, 13cm better than the standard set for a record. It also gave Walsh a B performance standard for the world juniors.

Beatrice Faumuina was twice out over 60 metres with the discus her best being 60.19m.
Hamish Carson won the 1000m in 2m 26.92s heading in Eric Speakman 2m 28.25s and David Morton 2m 29.18s.

Neville Smith ran 8m 45.53s to win the 3000m with the Mills twins of Christchurch second and third Sam recording 8m 49.16s and Cameron 8m 57.24s.

Andrea Koenen collected the women’s sprint double clocking 11.98s (+2.5) over 100m and 24.09s (+3.1) over 200m. Clayton Mbofana was the best in the men’s 100m in 10.80s (+1.9) and Joseph Millar edged out Mbofana in the 200m in 21.73s (NWI).


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