Athletics

Athletics: Peeters takes top award again

Athletics: Peeters takes top award again

Tori Peeters retained her status as Otago's top athlete when she took away the major award at the Otago athlete of the year function at the Sargood Centre last night.

Impressive performances

Impressive performances

Six children from Athletics Taieri were selected to represent Otago in the children's grade 12 and 13 New Zealand interprovincial meeting held over Easter in Hamilton.

Athletics: Change of mind gives Thompson win

Athletics: Change of mind gives Thompson win

Defending champion Stafford Thompson held off a strong challenge from Jonah Smith to win his third consecutive Three Peaks mountain run title yesterday.

Athletics: Eight selected for worlds

Former Dunedin athlete Quentin Rew will compete at the world championships in Beijing later this year.

Athletics: Ashton leads way for Otago at SI champs

Athletics: Ashton leads way for Otago at SI champs

Otago competitors were among multiple gold-medal winners at the South Island secondary schools championships in Nelson at the weekend.

Athletics: Pair in it for a long run

Athletics: Pair in it for a long run

Imagine setting off on a run at 10am today and not finishing until 10am tomorrow.

Athletics: Otago athletes win 202 medals

Athletics: Otago athletes win 202 medals

Otago athletes won a stack of medals at the annual Otago-Southland secondary schools championships in Invercargill at the weekend.

Athletics: Record still stands 44 years later

Athletics: Record still stands 44 years later

It is 44 years to the day since Stuart Melville handed the baton to Bruce Hunter for the final leg of a 4x800m relay at the old Caledonian Ground in Dunedin.

Athletics: Otago hurdlers chase Australian titles

Otago hurdlers Christina Ashton and Felix McDonald will both race for medals at the Australian junior championships in Sydney today.

Athletics: Peeters claims Otago's only senior gold medal

Athletics: Peeters claims Otago's only senior gold medal

Tori Peeters lived up to her pre-competition favourite tag to win Otago's only senior gold medal at the national track and field championships in Wellington at the weekend.

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