National Junior Track and Field Championshipsdeveloper
The National Track and Field Championships were held at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre from 26 March to 3 April 2022.
Trinity had 21 students represent across a total of 33 events at the National Championships.
In total, Trinity made the medal dais on nine occasions for the Championships, a fantastic achievement from one school.
Congratulations to all athletes that represented NSW – you did us very proud!
Gold medal (Australian Champions)
S Ghisso (12He) – U18 4 x 100m – 41.44s
M McGroder (8WH) – U15 Triple Jump – 13.28m
M McGroder (8WH) – U15 Long Jump – 6.23m
M McLachlan (9WJ) – U15 3000m – 9.08.05s
A Soatini (10Ho) – U17 Shot Put
J Cluff (8Ar) – U15 Shot Put – 14.80m
B Stevens (11We) – U18 Shot Put – 17.56m
M McLachlan (9WJ) – U15 1500m – 4.13.03s
J Cluff (8Ar) – U15 Javelin – 44.61m
Full results of all National representatives:
J Greaves (12We) – U20 Javelin – 60.75m – 4th place
W Moir (12WJ) U20 Triple Jump – 14.42m – 5th place
W Moir (12WJ) U20 Long Jump – 6.53m – 10th place
S Ghisso (12He) – U18 100m final – 11.24s – 4th place
S Ghisso (12He) – U18 200m final – 22.04s – 5th place
M King (11Ta) – U18 8—m – 1.58.34s – 7th place
A Peters (11Ho) – U18 High Jump – 1.80m – 8th place
M King (11Ta) – U18 400m – 51.59s – 16th place
M Wende Dunstan (11Du) – U18 Long Jump – 6.11m – 18th place
Z Pliatsikas (12Ho) – U18 800m – 2.03.36s – 19th place
B Stevens (11We) – U18 Discus – ND
I Murphy (10Ta) – U17 Triple Jump – 12.66m – 11th place
L Ratnavadivel (11Du) – U17 Triple Jump – 12.36m – 14th place
I Murphy (10Ta) – U17 Long Jump – 5.24m – 16th place
B Moloney (10Yo) – U17 800m – 2.04.21s – 16th place
B Moloney (10Yo) – U17 3000m – 9.28.94s – 24th place
L Gillard (10St) – U17 3000m – DNF
J O’Connell (9Ar) – U16 800m – 2.03.67s – 15th place
K Stewart (8Yo) – U15 2000m Steeplechase – 6.53.09s – 5th place
K Murphy (8Ta) – U15 Pole Vault – 2.10m – 6th place
C Ramanauskas (8Ke) – U15 Discus – 43.57m – 10th place
J Cluff (8Ar) – U15 Discus – 40.34m – 15th place
D Simpson (7Du) – U14 800m – 2.19.71s – 23rd place
P Cantlon (2021) – competed in the U20 1500m (3.49.94s) and U20 3000m (8.12.84s) at Nationals coming 2nd place in both which earned him a selection on the World Junior Track and Field Championships to be held in Cali, Colombia in August 2022. A fantastic achievement from this Old Boy.
Later in the week O Hoare (2015) – competed in the Open 1500m (3.40.79s) winning the event and earning automatic selection to the World Championships in Eugene, Oregon in July 2022 and to the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham (UK) in August 2002 . R Browning (2015), although he did not compete at the National Track and Field Championships, has done the automatic qualifying time, so will be also selected in the World Championships and Commonwealth Games.
It was great to see other Old Trinitarians competing at Nationals including A Clark (2018), L Codjoe (2021), C Coorey-Ewings (2016), C Griffith (2014), C Murphy (2019), F Murphy (2020), S Moir (2017), J Titmarsh (2020).