Forbes Little Athletics'regional achievers

Jackson qualified for the State Little Athletics carnival.

Jackson qualified for the State Little Athletics carnival.

Eight athletes represented Forbes Little Athletics at the Regional Carnival in Dubbo in February.

These athletes had qualified to compete at a representative level from the zone carnival in Gilgandra last December.

Athletes travelled from a wide range of areas in Region 3 to compete at the carnival and the Forbes athletes gained great success and came up against some wonderful competition.

Forbes Little Athletics had a wide range of success at the Carnival.

Beau Wheeldon - 8 Years

70m sprint - 1st Heat 11.30 sec - 1st Final 11.48 sec - Gold Medal

100m sprint - 1st Heat 15.89 sec - 1st Final 16.06 - Gold Medal

200m - 1st Heat 35.17 sec - 1st Final 34.63 sec - Gold Medal

Long Jump - 3rd 3.16m - Bronze Medal

Jackson Beaudin - 9 Years

400m - 5th 1.25.15 sec

60m Hurdles - 2nd heat 11.95 sec - 4th Final 11.67 sec

Discus - 8th 12.19m

Shot Put - 2nd 6.18m Qualified for State Championships

Jackson Dukes - 9 Years

70m sprint - 6th Heat 12.11 sec

100m sprint - 7th Heat 17.39 sec

400m - 8th 1.31.92 sec

Will Watson - 9 Years

100m sprint - 8th Heat 17.33 sec

60m Hurdles - 4th Heat 12.12 - 8th Final 11.97

High Jump - 4th 1m

Laura Chudleigh - 10 Years

100m sprint - 6th Heat 17.38 sec

400m - 6th 1.25.38 sec

60m Hurdles - 2nd Heat 12.66 sec - 7th Final 12.60 sec

Long Jump - 8th 3.39m

Ellie Pointon - 10 Years

100m sprint - 5th Heat 16.31sec - 8th Final 16.64 sec

400m 5th 1.27.70 sec

Jai Wheeldon - 11 Years

100m sprint - 4th Heat 16.26 sec - 6th Final 16.10 sec

200m - 5th Heat 35.57

Tyrone Clothier - Under 17 Years

100m sprint - 6th Heat 12.37 sec

High Jump - 8th 1.60m

Long jump - 15th 4.85m

Congratulations to all those involved in either Zone at Gilgandra or Regionals at Dubbo.

Forbes Little Athletics hold meets every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Spring/Summer season, from October to March.

The club ranges in ages from three-year-olds right up to under 17 years and have a wide range of athletic components in both track and field.

If you are interested in Athletics please join our club in the 2019/2020 season which will open up in September.