The Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC Gift is hosted by the Hamersley Little Athletics Centre at Charles Riley Reserve in North Beach from 9-12am on Saturday November 30th, 2013.
This event includes the Tony Krsticevic MLA 550m Race.
Curtin Uni win the double again.
Curtin University athletes have won both the Bendigo Bank Hamersley 120m Gift & Tony Krsticevic MLA 550m Race at this year’s event.
After winning both races last year thanks to a huge performance by Issy Valuri, Curtin athlete Kiara Reddingius (above in Green) has won the $800 Bendigo Bank 120m Hamersley Gift from the 27m mark. Second place was Adriaan Pelser (23m) with Jarrod de Rosario (17m) in third.
Her training partner Jesse Huria (125m, above in Red/White stripe) went on to win the Tony Krsticevic MLA 550 Race half an hour later. Timothy Throssell was second with Jane Stockley in third place.
Results & Video below…
Tony K has entered the 550m race.
WCAL Ambassador Ben Offereins will be competing in the 120m Gift.
2010 Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist, 2012 London Olympics Gamers Rep, 8th fastest Australian in history over 400m (44.86sec).
120m Gift Winners:
2010/11: Mathew Short (12.40sec, 10.5m),
2011/12: Tenneille Triggwell (12.09sec, 27.25m).
2012/13: Isabella Valuri (12.26sec, 28m).
2013/14: Kiara Reddingius (12.214sec, 27m).
550m Race Winners:
2011/12: Kirstie Morrison (1.04.00sec, 157m).
2012/13: Isabella Valuri (1.07.06sec, 125m).
2013/14: Jesse Huria (1.09.92, 125m).
Entries closed: Friday 15th November 2013.
120m Heats – 9am.
120m Final – 10.30am.
550m Final – 11am.
Presentations – 11.10am.
Prizemoney: 120m – $800, 550m – $300.
You must be a registered WCAL 2013/14 season member to enter these races ($20).
Photo’s from the 2013 Hamersley Gift carnival will be available from FOTOMAKERS AUSTRALIA
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The WCAL will ‘LIVESTREAM’ video for heats & finals of this event… Click on the WCAL logo above to watch the races LIVE on Saturday!
|Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift (Group 4)||
|1st – $400 + trophy, 2nd -$145, 3rd – $90, 4th – $60, 5th – $40, 6th – $30, 7th – $20, 8th $15.|
|FIRST 2 IN EACH HEAT INTO FINAL|
|Event 1 – 9am Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift Heat 1|
|Tips: Panizza, Reddingius, Edwards.|
|Event 2 – 9.05am Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift Heat 2|
|Tips: Solin, Short, Clark.|
|Event 3 – 9.10am Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift Heat 3|
|Tips: Offereins, Davies, Ross.|
|Event 4 – 9.15am Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift Heat 4|
|Tips: Bresland, Tarr, Pelser.|
|FINAL – Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift|
|1st – $400 + trophy, 2nd -$145, 3rd – $90, 4th – $60, 5th – $40, 6th – $30, 7th – $20, 8th $15.|
|Event 5 – 10.30am Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift Final|
|FINAL – Tony Krsticevic MLA 550m (Group 4)|
|1st – $150 + trophy, 2nd – $50, 3rd – $40, 4th – $30, 5th – $20, 6th – $10.|
|Event 6 – 11am Tony Krsticevic MLA 550m Race Final|
2013 Bendigo Bank Hamersley LAC 120m Gift
Kaloian Azmanov – 15m. From the Karrinyup Little Athletics Club he is trained by triple Olympian (& 1986 Commonwealth Games Gold medallist in HJ – 1.92m) Christine Stanton. Makes his pro debut.
Andrew Bannister – 37m. 4th place just beaten by half metre in 2011 Dardenup Gift 120m & 70m Sprint. 2nd place 2012 Hamersley Gift 120m Final. Gold medallist in the 800 and 400m, silver in 200m, and bronze in the 100m at the 2012 WA AWD State Championships. Good chance with best run.
Andrew Boyle – 14m. 5th place in heat of 70m at Mullewa ran 8.08sec from 7m. 6th place in 120m heat ran 13.45sec from 12m. Improved mark here should go better.
Tim Branston – 15.5m. Last pro start finished 5th in Semi at Mullewa 2013. 6th place in Hamersley gift heat with 12.92sec from 13.5m. 5th place in 2012 Hamersley 120m Gift final. 4th place 2011 Hamersley 120m Gift. Winner 2012 Rockingham Gift 120m Men’s race. Could be around the mark.
Aaron Bresland – 5.75m. Currently the fastest man in WA. 2013 State Under 20 100m Champion. 2012 Australian Junior National Championships Under 20’s 100m Final 5th Place. First Pro start was 2013 Peel 120m Gift when run out in the heats from 6.75m. Top quality runner should do much better here.
April Brough – 22m. Former NZ U18 and U20 100m and 200m Champion. Last Pro start was 4th place in heat of 70m Pro series ran 7.74sec from 11m. 4th in 100m and 200m Finals Australian Open Track and Field Champs 2008. Quality athlete on the comeback trail.
Ben Clark – 10.5m. 2012/13 WCAL Athlete of the Year, 2013 Rockingham Men’s 120m Gift Winner. 2011 Dardanup Novice 120m Winner. 2012 Peel 70m Sprint Winner. Had an outstanding Pro season last year makes his season Pro debut.
Simon Crichton – 14.5m. Winner of QLD’s major pro event the Jupiters Gift on the Gold Coast in 2001. 3rd place in 2004 Final of the Bay 120m Sheffield. 6th place in heat of 2013 Peel 120m Gift with 13.74sec from 12.5m. Last start was 6th in heat of Mullewa Gift 120m ran 13.25sec from 13m.
Daniel Cruickshank – 13m Last start ran 6th place in heat of Christina’s Friday Night Pro Series 70m Sprint ran 7.90sec from 7.75m. Unfortunately broke in last start will be looking for a better run here.
Rhys Davies – 23.5m. No luck 6th in heat last year 120m at WAAS 13.04sec off 21m. 70m Pro Sprint (26th Oct 2012) finished 6th place in heat with 7.95sec from 11.75m. 4th place in heat of Hamersley 120m gift with 12.81sec from 22.5m. Winner 2013 Mullewa Novice 120m final from 25m ran 12.45sec. In with a chance here.
Jarrod de Rosario – 17m. 7th in 70m heat at 2012 Mullewa Gift off 7m in 8.34sec. 4th in Novice heat Mullewa 120m off 15m with 13.28sec. 9th place in Semi-final of Mullewa 120m Gift off 12m in 13.24sec. 7th place in heat of 2013 Hamersley 120m Gift with 13.59sec from 14m. 5th place in heat of Kevan Hook 120m Gift with 12.62sec from 16m. Even money bet.
Leigh Edwards – 13.5m. Last Pro 70m race was 2012 Mullewa final when he finished 6th place in 7.72sec off 7m to winner Teo (4.75m). Runner-up in recent Friday Night Pro Series 70m ran 7.56sec from 7.5m. Possible chance with best form.
Gemma Grigg – 24.25m. Massive year in the Pro’s last season with 2013 Winner Maryborough Women’s 120m Gift. 2012 Winner Bay Sheffield Women’s 120m Gift. 2nd place 2012 Ararat Women’s 120m Gift. 2012/13 Winner of WCAL ‘Interstate athlete of the Year Award’ and AAC ‘Female Sprinter of the Year Award’. Last run 5th in Mullewa Semi ran 13.33sec from 24m. Improving.
Jesse Huria – 29.5m. 4th place in 400m at WALA state championships. Last start finished 6th place in Fri Night Pro Series with 8.02sec from 15m. Improving but will need some luck.
Barrie Kernaghan – 40m. Quality Masters Athlete. Past President of Hamersley Little Athletic Centre.
Long-time board member of WA Little Athletics, Past Chairman of WA Senior Athletics, Life Member of Karrinyup Athletic club since 1994, Life member of North Beach Athletic Club, awarded the Queens Australian Sports Award in 2000 for his contribution to Athletics, Olympic Torch Bearer through Trigg. Outside chance on current form.
Lachlan McDermott – SCR. Winner 2012 Peel 20m Footballer Skins. Made this 70m Sprint Final last season finishing 5th in his first pro start (7.69sec from 6.5m). Very impressive earlier this year with win at 2013 Australian Junior Championships U16B 100m Champion 10.89sec.
Simon Menz – 11.5m. Ararat 120m gift runner-up 2010. 2010 Northcote 400m open winner. 2008 Ballarat Gift 70m open winner. 2008 Keilor 400m open winner. 2009 St Bernard’s 70m open winner. Last start finished 7th in semi of Mullewa Gift ran 13.59sec from 10.5m. Perhaps suited to 550m.
Brenton Mizen – 11m. 400m specialist.4th place in Hamersley 550m race from 17m. Silver WA State Champs 400m 2012 in 48.85sec. 7th place in Peel 550m with 1.18.02sec from 12m. Last 120m start was Mullewa heat finished 8th in 13.74sec from 9m. Improved mark should do better.
Ben Offereins – 6.75m. 2013 Leonora Gift 100m Gift winner. 400m National Open Champion in 2005 & again claimed title in 2010 on home soil in Perth. 2009 won bronze in 4x400m relay for Australia at the World Championships in Berlin. 400m personal best of 44.86sec (8th fastest by AUS) run at the Sydney Track Classic in March 2010. He is nationally ranked in top 20 Junior all time 200m with 21.00sec. Member of 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games Gold Medal winning team in 4x400m, and London Olympic 4x400m team. Last start finished 3rd place in Mullewa Gift final from this mark. Top quality athlete should be in the mix.
Dylan Panizza – 8.5m. 2012 ‘Male Sprint Athlete of the Year’ award winner. 2012 Bay Sheffield Gift 4th place from 8.75m. 2011 Bay Sheffield Gift 70m Sprint winner. Runner up 2012 Mullewa 70m Sprint.2012 Albury 70m Backmarkers Gift & 1st – 2012 Albury 120m Backmarkers Invite. 2008 & 2009 Dardenup 120m Gift winner. Last start finished 4th in Mullewa Semi with 13.12sec from 8.25m. Quality Pro runner should make the final.
Adriaan Pelser – 23m. Winner 2013 Be Active Mullewa Gift ran 12.63sec from 25m. WA U14B 80m hurdles Champion. Ran 6th place in 2013 Peel 70m Sprint heat in 8.53sec from 12m. 4th place in heat of Hamersley Gift 120m with 12.89sec from 23.75m. 4th place in 2013 Kevan Hook 120m Gift with 12.37sec from 24.25m. Outside chance this time.
Kiara Reddingius – 27m. 21yo Winner 2012 & 2013 Leonora 120m Golden Gift – 15.15sec. 2012 Mullewa 120m from 26.5m ran 12.84sec. Won 2012 Bendigo Bank Mullewa 550m race from 135m in a time of 1.13.92sec. Last start finished 5th in final of 2013 Mullewa Gift with 12.81sec from 27m. Solid performer could be a podium finisher again.
Glenn Ross – 9.75m. 2013 Ballarat 120m Gift winner from 10m. 2012 O35’s Bay Sheffield 120m Gift winner. 2010 Dardenup 70m Sprint winner, 2nd 2010 City of Perth 120m Gift. 3rd 2012 Albury 120m Gift. 2010 & 2011 Bay Sheffield Masters 120m winner. 4th place in 2011 Mullewa Gift 120m. Last start 7th in heat of Mullewa Gift ran 13.31sec from 9m. Quality Pro runner always performs well.
Matthew Seaman – 9.5m. 5th at 2012 Mullewa 120m Gift semi-final with 13.12sec from 8.25m. 2nd in 70m heat at Mullewa 70m Sprint with 7.85sec from 5.5m. Last start 3rd in Semi at Mullewa Gift ran 13.11sec from 9m. Improved mark hoping for better run.
Mathew Short – 7.25m. Winner of WCAL ‘Athlete of the Year’ 2011/12, 2012 Bay Sheffield 120m Gift was 3rd place (off 8m). 2011 Hamersley 120m Gift winner, 2011 Dardenup 120m Gift winner, Semi-finalist 2012 Stawell Gift 120m. 6th place 2013 Mullewa 120m Gift final ran 12.85sec from 7m. Quality Pro runner should be in the mix.
Ella Solin – 21.75m. Willie Van Dyke trained. 2011 under 17 400m Women’s national champion. 2012 represented Australia in world juniors Barcelona in 4 x 400m relay. U18 national champion 400m hurdles. Rockingham junior sportstar of the year award. Finished equal 3rd 2013 Rockingham Gift final with 12.57sec from 22.50m. Quality runner should go well.
Jane Stockley – 30m. 5th at 2012 Mullewa in 550m ran 1.16sec off 123m. 3rd place in final at Rockingham 550m Feb 2012. 5th place in heat of 120m Hamersley Gift with 12.59sec from 30m. 4th place in heat at Mullewa ran 13.24sec from 30m. Need best effort to final here.
TJ Tarr – 11m. Placed 4th in 70m heat at Mullewa from 6.25m ran 8.04sec. Then placed 4th in Mullewa 120m Novice heat from 10m ran 13.40sec. Surprised when equal 3rd in 70m Friday Night Pro Series final ran 7.61sec from 6.75m. Improving and should be even more competitive here.
Taylor Watson – 28.5m. Finished 2nd in heat of 70m Sprint at WAAS ran 7.81sec from 14.25m. 5th in 2012 Mullewa Gift 120m Novice Final ran 12.84sec from 28m. 4th in heat of 2012 Hamersley Gift with 13.35sec from 25.5m. Runner up in 2013 Kevan Hook Gift 120m final by 0.01sec. Mullewa Novice 120m Runner up in 2013 ran 12.67sec from 29.25m. Another big chance here with best form.
Hannah Willox – 28.5m. Won silver in 70m beach sprint at Nipper Nationals in Manley, NSW, 2012. Last start finished 4th place in Christina’s Restaurant 550m race with 1.08.00sec from 134m. 3rd place in Mullewa 550m final ran 1.13.9sec from 130m. Better chance in 550m race.
Sasha Zhoya – 24m. 2013: WALA U11B State Record 60m Hurdles, 4x100m & 4x400m. 2013 WALA Championships U11B Silver medal 100m/200m/LJ/TJ (record in TJ and equal record in 200m, but silver). 2012 State Champion in Kung Fu. Made Pro debut in Friday Night Pro Series 70m Sprint ran 7.83sec from 12m. On the improve outside chance.
South Australian Athletic League
Last year in 2012 Australia’s fastest man Josh Ross (VIC, above in Red) created history by winning the Open 120m Gift off scratch. He became the richest and best professional runner in Australian history.
… WA athletes Mathew Short (above in Green) finished 3rd in the same race with Dylan Panizza (above in Black) 4th.
Gemma Grigg won the Women’s 70m & 120m Open Sprint double. And Cole Unasa won the backmarkers 120m Gift.
Don’t forget the 127th Bay Sheffield Gift Carnival
Nominations for the 127th Bay Sheffield Carnival close soon!
27th & 28th of December, Collie Reserve, GLENELG SA.
Australia’s second richest Professional running event. Click on the above logo’s to enter and more info.
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See you at the Bay
Michelle and Bryce