Category Archives: 2016-17 Season

Farlow and Stefaniak win Gold at World Masters

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It was a dominant display from Adam Farlow at the World Masters Games in New Zealand over the past week.

Competing in the 30–34 year age group Farlow will return to Australia with a medal tally of 6 Gold and 1 silver.

  • 100m Gold
  • 200m Gold
  • 400m Gold
  • 4 x 100m relay Gold
  • 4 x 400m relay Gold
  • High Jump Gold
  • Long Jump Silver

Fellow MBD squad member Jonathan Stefaniak also came away with Gold in the relay team with Adam Farlow.

To top of results both men were part of the Australian team that smashed the Australian (age 30-34) record in the 4 x 400m relay. Farlow also anchored the 4 x 100m relay to another Australian (age 30-34) record.

Huge congratulations from all in the squad for an amazing way to finish the season.

16 Titles at #AACT17 for MBD

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The squad has taken advantage of the conditions to post some amazing results over the past 3 days at the AACT Championships for 2017 Clare de Salis and Molly Sturgiss lead the way for the MBD Squad with 3 Gold medals each over the weekend.

Clare took the 100m,200m and 400m treble in the under 18’s while Molly Sturgiss ran PB in all her events to claim the ACT title in the 200m Hurdles, 200m and 400m.

Adam Farlow and Melissa Breen took the honours as fastest ACT athletes in the Open 100m and 200m. Farlow at age 34 ran a new PB in the 100m with 10.94 (heat and final time).  Tom Agnew also took the 100m (10.87PB) and 200m double in the Under 20 age group.

The squad won the ACT title in the open Men’s and Womens 400m with Jonathan Stefaniak and Lauren Wells both running season bests to win.

Lauren also took out the Women’s 400m Hurdles title.

Matt King won the Under 18 400m title and also ran a PB in the 200m.

It was a fantastic weekend for the squad and a huge thank you to Scott Smith for his therapy over the 3 days.

Well done to ACT Athletics for a well run Championships.

Blizzard wins 2017 Ballarat Open 70m

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Congratulations to Sarah Blizzard for taking out the Open 70m at the Ballarat Gift weekend.

After strong wins in her heat and semi final Sarah maintained her winning ways to take out the final in a strong time of 7.50 off 12.25m.

Sarah also made her way into the final off the Women’s 120m Mars Gift. Running off 4.25m she finished 5th to top off a huge weekend of racing.

She will next run at Stonnington Gift where she finished second last year.

Noah Geleris also made a successful return to racing which was very pleasing running in the 70m and 120m Open Gift.