2015 Queanbeyan Gift

The 2015 edition of the Queanbeyan Gift has been run and won and once again the weekend has lived up to the reputation of being the best carnival in the country.

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The MBD squad was very busy over the 2 days of competition and congratulations goes to everyone who ran their heart out.

Top 3 results include

  • Leigh Bennett – 300m victory (maiden pro win)
  • Brendan Matthews – Back markers victory from scratch
  • Reece Langdon – awesome 2nd in the 1600m race
  • Melissa Breen – very close 2nd in Back markers
  • Tom Hobson – strong 3rd in the 600m (Reece 4th)

Other Finalists

  • Courtney Leary – Youth Girls 120m Gift
  • Nicholas McEwen – Youth Boys 120m Gift
  • LJ Hilditch – Women’s Back markers 100m
  • Sarah Blizzard – Women’s Back markers 100m
  • Vicki Matthews – Veterans 120m

The squad also featured heavily in semi finals of the Women’s and Men’s gift with 3 athletes running 3rd in their semi and missing the final by one spot (Sarah, Melissa and Leigh)

Special mention to Jonathan for competing in his first gift since joining the squad and it was also great to see Kayla back on the track and competing.

Footage of races available

Congratulations to all.

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