Shot put champion Emma Berg has joined an elite group as a multiple winner of the H.H. Hunter Athlete of the Year for Athletics Bendigo Region for the 2020-21. A silver medal in shot put at the national championships in Sydney capped another outstanding track and field season by South Bendigo Athletics Club's star. The H.H. Hunter Athlete of the Year, proudly sponsored by the Gill family, honours a champion sprinter who was killed at Gallipoli.
HIGH jump champion Liam Shadbolt has earned the Geoff Major Rising Star trophy in Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Athletics Bendigo Region's awards for the 2020-21 track and field season. The young gun from near Swan Hill was in hot form at several AV Shield League rounds for Bendigo Harriers and at state and national titles.
Bendigo athlete, Jayden Padgham, has won Gold in the U/17 2000m Steeplechase at the 2021 Australian National Track and Field Championships in Sydney. Awesome running Jayden!!
Eaglehawk and Bendigo Harriers again achieved top-three finishes in their respective divisions in Saturday’s ninth round of AVSL track and field action at Flora Hill. Wet weather played havoc with competition, especially in the metropolitan zones. The cold did not phase athletes, officials and spectators at the Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Athletics Bendigo Region round.
Eaglehawk’s ploy to use the PowerPlay paid off in Saturday’s eighth round of AVSL track and field action run by Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Bendigo Region. In a fierce contest to claim a top two spot on the division two ladder and promotion to premier league for next season, Eaglehawk scored 28,646 points in the latest round at the Flora Hill complex.