NZ related news ending 17th June 2012
Folksam Grand Prix, Gothenburg – 14 June 2012
Stuart Farquhar was second in the javelin, throwing 78.39m.
17th International Meeting, Velenje – 14 June 2012
Andrea Miller was fourth in the 100m hurdles in 13.44s (-0.4), injuring her hamstring in the process.
New Jersey International Holmdel High School – 16 June 2012
Lucy Van Dalen ran a personal best 1500m of 4m 8.09s in finishing second. This time also now ranks her fourth on the New Zealand all time list behind Nikki Hamblin 4m 4.82s, Toni Hodgkinson 4m 6.23s and Chrissie Pfitzinger 4m 6.47s.
Meanwhile Hamish Carson did not finish the 1500m at the American milers’ series in Indianapolis Indiana on 16 June. Race was won by Jeff See of USA in 3m 35.21s.
Australian 100km Championship, Burleigh Heads Gold Coast – 10 June 2012
New Zealand ultra distance runner Martin Lukes won the 100km in 7h 44m 21s beating defending champion David Eadie of Australia.
In 2003 Mark Hutchinson of New Zealand won the Gold Coast 100km in 7h 41m 45s and in 2006 Robert Ware won in 7h 51m 43s.