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Interview with James Bentley, winner of the Geoff Major Rising Star Award

Teenager James Bentley was crowned the Geoff Major Rising Star in Flack Advisory Bendigo Region's awards for the 2019-20 track and field season. One of many talented athletes in Eaglehawk's famous two blue colours, Bentley's record-breaking feats at 200m and 400m were season highs. The 15-year-old kicked off the season by running a brilliant time of 50.92 seconds in the 400m to set a record for the under-16 age group. He ran a personal best of 23.53 in the 200m, and a time of 2:03.18 in the 800m was the best by any athlete in Bendigo last season. "I was absolutely shocked," Bentley said when told he was the Rising Star winner. "There are so many talented young athletes competing with Bendigo clubs and doing [...]

By |May 23rd, 2020|Newsworthy, Track|

2019 – 2020 Little Athletics Bendigo Presentations

Little Athletics Bendigo are proud to present their 2019-2020 Season Presentations and Awards. We celebrate and congratulate these young individuals who have excelled in each age group - from Under 16 through to Under 7 years old - for both girls and boys. There is recognition with Special Awards, Attendance Awards, Most Improved (PB) Awards and the Grand Prix Awards in Throws, Jumps and Sprints.

By |May 20th, 2020|Little Athletics, Newsworthy|

2019 – 2020 Athletics Bendigo Presentations (Part 3) – Rising Star Awards

This week we recognise the monthly nominees and the overall winner of  ‘Geoff Major Rising Star' Award. This Award is proudly sponsored by Flack Advisory. To be considered for the monthly and overall Rising Star Award, athletes will have competed at Bendigo on a regular basis, have shown a significant improvement in achievement, performances  recognised from Athletics Australia, Athletics Victoria, Athletics Bendigo and Athletics Bendigo club controlled events, and have been nominated by their Clubs or the Board. And so the nominees are and winner is ...

By |May 13th, 2020|Newsworthy|

2019 – 2020 Athletics Bendigo Presentations (Part 2)

Here we go! Part two of the Athletics Bendigo 2019-2020 Presentation of Track Award Winners are ready to be revealed, including the: four 'Grand Prix' awards, Allen Stuchbery Memorial - Male and Female Aggregate Awards, AWD Athlete of the Year, 2019 - 20 ‘Charlie Nolan’ Official of the Year, 2019 - 20 Sally Conroy Memorial Female Contributor of the Year and the 2019 - 20 ‘Neil Macdonald’ Veteran Athlete of the Year. A huge congratulations to all of these athletes and officials for their outstanding and consistent efforts throughout the season past.

By |May 7th, 2020|Newsworthy|
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