NEWLY-CROWNED Victorian under-20 champion in pole vault, James Woods will be aiming to fly higher at this month’s national track and field championships at Sydney’s Olympic Park. A multiple record-holder for Athletics Bendigo Region, Woods recently cleared 4.80m to win gold in the state title showdown at South Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium. The 19-year-old vaulting star will be aiming to soar higher at the Rare Air Meet being held this Sunday at Melbourne University.
ATHLETES from Eaglehawk and Bendigo Harriers capped a great run in AVSL as they contested the AVSL play-offs at South Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium on Saturday 5 March 2022.
ATHLETICS Bendigo Region was to the fore in the finale to Athletics Victoria state open and under-age track and field titles in Melbourne, held on Feb 25 - 26, 2022.
THREE of Athletics Bendigo Region clubs endured a tough run in Saturday’s ninth round of AVSL track and field action. Fifth placing was Eaglehawk’s lowest mark in Premier division this season as Essendon, Box Hill, Glenhuntly and Diamond Valley led the way.
Moama athlete Archie Reid marked a personal best on the track as he clocked 30:08.42 the Zatopek 10,000m classic at Melbourne’s Lakeside Stadium on January 26. Andy Buchanan marked his return to the track following injury and a marathon-focused 2021. Meanwhile, Pole Vault star James Woods marked a hat-trick of victories in the Steve Hooker pole vault challenge.