PB for South­gate

Auckland City Harbour News - - SPORT -

Auck­lan­der Nick South­gate took out the pole vault in a per­sonal best 5.35m at the Syd­ney Track Clas­sic on March 14, im­prov­ing on the 5.30m set at the Cap­i­tal Clas­sic meet­ing in Jan­uary. The 20-year-old stu­dent came fourth at the World Youth Cham­pi­onship in 2011 and af­ter sev­eral se­ri­ous hand in­juries is mak­ing a suc­cess­ful tran­si­tion to the se­nior grade, beat­ing the best Aus­tralians on their own turf. Fel­low Auck­land shot put­ter Mad­di­son Wesche won the Aus­tralian un­der17 shot put ti­tle.

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