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  •   Home > News > Sports > Athletics

    A strong start to the year for Tom Walsh at the Potts Classic in Hastings

    A strong start to the year for Tom Walsh at the Potts Classic in Hastings


    The world number one's thrown 21.38 metres to take victory, beating his own meet record of 21.14 set last year.

    Aucklander Jacko Gill's come in second with a throw of 20.29m, in his first competition after suffering from heart inflammation.

    Olympic medalist Eliza McCartney has set a New Zealand resident record of 4.85 metres in the pole vault, breaking her own previous record of 4.82 metres

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