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Kiwi performances Melbourne

IAAF World Challenge, Lakeside Stadium Melbourne – 6 April 2013

Camille Buscomb

Camille Buscomb

New Zealand athletes scored two victories at the world challenge meeting in Melbourne, Stuart Farquhar had a season’s best throw of 81.07m with the javelin and Fiona Morrison clocked a personal best of 13.45s in winning the 100m hurdles. This betters her previous best of 13.48s in Sydney in March.

Personal bests were also recorded by Camille Buscomb with 4m 18.86s in the 1500m, improving on her 4m 19.66s set in Melbourne last year, Hugo Beamish who ran the 5000m in 13m 47.34s to better an indoor time of 13m 51.60s recorded in Seattle in February 2011 and Cameron French with a time of 50.56s in the 400m hurdles bettering his third placing time of 50.87s at this year’s nationals.

New Zealand results:

Stuart Farquhar javelin throw 81.07m (1), Fiona Morrison 100m hurdles 13.45s (-0.1) PB (1), also 200m 24.35s (+2.1) (4), Monique Williams 400m 54.21s (3), Angela Smit 800m 2m 3.38s (2), Camille Buscomb 1500m 4m 18.86s PB (6), Madison Gipson 100m hurdles 14.04s (-0.1) (5), Michael Cochrane 400m hurdles 50.39s (4), Cameron French 400m hurdles 50.56s PB (5). Joseph Millar 100m 10.40s (+1.6) (9) also 200m 21.22s (-1.3) (7), Brad Mathas 800m 2m 00.51s (8), Malcolm Hicks 1500m 3m 42.67s (5), Hayden McLaren 1500m 3m 56.11s (12), Hugo Beamish 5000m 13m 47.34s PB (4), Hamish Carson 5000m DNF,

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