Medals at na­tion­als

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

ATH­LET­ICS: Sel­wyn Hawken re­turned home re­cently after competing in the 2017 Aus­tralian

Masters Ath­let­ics Cham­pi­onships in Dar­win with a bunch of medals, in­clud­ing a gold in triple jump.

It was the first time the na­tional cham­pi­onships were hosted by Ath­let­ics North­ern Ter­ri­tory and a record 693 ath­letes aged 30–92 came from all over Aus­tralia and over­seas to com­pete.

Hawken com­peted in the Men’s 70–75 years. From the Whit­sun­day Ath­let­ics Club but competing as part of the Queens­land Team, he par­tic­i­pated in six events and medalled in all of them, win­ning bronze in 60m sprint and sil­ver medals for long jump, 300m hur­dles, out­door pen­tathlon and pole vault.


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