National Junior Athletics Championships

MULWAREE GOULBURN:  Representatives:Charlotte Kalozi, Yasmin Titheradge, Chloe Waddell, Joshua Kalozi and Evan Goad who are among the 113 ACT Athletics representatives at the Nationals this week. Absent Ryan Goad and Joseph Kremer. Photo: Dannielle Kremer
MULWAREE GOULBURN: Representatives:Charlotte Kalozi, Yasmin Titheradge, Chloe Waddell, Joshua Kalozi and Evan Goad who are among the 113 ACT Athletics representatives at the Nationals this week. Absent Ryan Goad and Joseph Kremer. Photo: Dannielle Kremer

Goulburn Mulwaree district continues to produce outstanding young athletes and this week several of them are competing at the national championships after attaining qualifying times, distances or heights in state competition.

The 2018 Australian Junior Athletics Championships began Wednesday March 14 at Sydney Olympic Park and continues until Sunday March 18.

It is not many years ago that 2018 Commonwealth Games decathlon representative Kyle Cranston who won in the event at the 2017 World University Games was competing at the elite junior level as a member of Goulburn Mulwaree Little Athletics.

It is the inspiration of his achievements that will be spurring on the current crop of young athlete. For Ryan Goad and Joseph Kremer it will be the last time they will compete at junior level as they move into the senior ranks of athletics and set their goals on even higher heights of success.

 Australia's 'Next Generation' of track and field talent will be on full display with more than 2000 junior athletes completing over the five days. Among them will be a number of Goulburn Mulwaree Athletics Club athletes will be part of a team of 113 junior athletes representing the ACT.

  • Evan Goad –  Pole Vault Under 17
  • Ryan Goad –  Pole Vault Under 20
  • Charlotte Kalozi – 200 Metre Hurdles Under 16                                                                                –  90 Metre Hurdles Under 16
  • Joshua Kalozi –  200 Metre Hurdles Under 15                                                                              –  Triple Jump Under 14                                                                                          –  90 Metre Hurdles Under 14                                                                                  –  Men Long Jump Under 14                                                                                  –  Discus Throw Under 14                                                                                      –  200 Metre Under 14                                                                                            –  Javelin Throw Under 14                                                                                      –  4 x 100m Relay
  • Joseph Kremer –  Javelin Throw Under 20
  • Yasmin Titheradge –  100 Metre Hurdles Under 17
  • Chloe Waddell –  400 Metre Hurdles Under 17                                                                              –  4 x 400m Relay
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