The Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Athletics Bendigo Region achieved a medal haul of four silver and five bronze in last weekend’s finale to Athletics Victoria’s open and under-age track and field championships. Athletes from Bendigo Harriers, Bendigo University, Eaglehawk, and South Bendigo were in fine form across Saturday and Sunday at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne’s Albert Park precinct. The biggest haul on weekend two of the championships was in the pole vault.
The medal haul for Bendigo Region on the first weekend of Athletics Victoria’s track and field championships hit 10. A great tally for Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Bendigo Region was three gold, four silver and three bronze. There were outstanding feats across many events as the competition was run on Friday night and across Saturday and Sunday at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park.
A rising star at Bendigo University Athletics Club, Matt Buckell claimed bronze in Athletics Victoria’s under-20 5000m championship run on 11 February 2021 at the Box Hill track. Racing as a top-age competitor, Buckell’s aggressive approach was a key factor in achieving a top-three placing.
Following the announcement from Premier Daniel Andrews this afternoon, Victoria will move into Stage 4 Lockdown from 11.59pm tonight (Friday 12th February 2021) until Wednesday 17th February 2021. We are providing advice from Athletics Victoria, Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo about a number of upcoming competitions that will now be cancelled. Please note the following local Athletics Bendigo and Little Athletics Bendigo events are cancelled: - Saturday 13 February – AVSL Round 7 - Saturday 13 February & Sunday 14 February – Little Athletics Regional Championships - Tuesday 16 February – Tuesday Night Track Series
Bendigo Athletes star in 2021 Athletics Victoria, Australian Masters and Victorian Masters Multi-Event Championships
Athletes from Flack Advisory Services Group-backed Bendigo Region were in hot form on home turf at the weekend’s Athletics Victoria, Australian Masters and Victorian Masters multi-event championships. There was hot competition across all age groups as the 10-discipline decathlon or seven-event heptathlon were contested at the Retreat Road complex in Flora Hill.