An exciting team of 11 athletes has been selected for the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland in July.
The team features a number of New Zealand’s talented youngsters:
Imogen Ayris Pole Vault - Takapuna Athletics Club
Ryan Ballantyne Shot Put - Christchurch Old Boys Athletic Club
Christopher Dryden 10,000m - Christchurch Avon Athletics
Olivia McTaggart Pole Vault - North Harbour Bays
Nicholas Moulai 1500m - Papanui Toc H Athletic Club
Nick Palmer Shot Put - Hasting Athletic Club
Isaiah Priddey 1500m - Hamilton City Hawks Athletics
Katrina Robinson 1500m, 3000m - Auckland City Athletics
Lucy Sheat 100m, 200m - Marlborough Athletics
Samuel Tanner 1500m - Athletics Tauranga
Maddison-Lee Wesche Shot Put - Waitakere City Athletic Club
The Team Leader for this Championship in Tim Driesen. Jess Jones will assist as the Operations Manager. Further team management appointments will be be made shortly.