Local athletes shine at little athletics multi event

On Saturday, January 5, three Collie athletes made the trip to Gosnells to compete in their annual multi event.

The girls had to compete in a series of five events to be eligible for a medal. 

The events they competed in were the 800 metres, 60m hurdles for Under 11, and 80m hurdles for Under 13, 100m, long jump, and shot put.

There were a large amount of competitors in each age group; 18 in the Under 11s and 12 in the Under 13s.

Under 11 Gemma Buckle won a silver medal for her efforts, breaking new personal bests in the 800m (3:03:21s) and long jump (3.75m).

Under 11 Ada Gooch broke four new personal bests in the 800m (3:03:47s), 60m hurdles (12:12s), 100m (16:02), and long jump (3.63m).

Under 13 An-ne Pelser broke a new personal best in her 100m (16:74s).

Congratulations to these three athletes.

Last Saturday, January 12, the club has 17 athletes registered to compete in the Bunbury multi event.