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Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Sarah EDMISTON wins silver in Australian Para Discus

Paralympic bronze medalist Sarah EDMISTON wins silver at the 2023 Australian Championships in the Open Para Discus.

The competition combines all para discus categories together. The winner is decided on the % of the categories world record and the highest percent is awarded the gold. Similar to the Commonwealth Games competition (combining categories).

2023 Australian Para Discus Silver

2022 Australian Para Discus Silver

2021 Australian Para Discus Silver

2020 COVID - No comp

2019 Australian Para Discus Silver

2018 Australian Para Discus Gold

2017 Australian Para Discus Gold

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Ruby ZUCHETTI finishes 4th place in WA U12 Girls 80m hurdles

Hamerlsey little athlete Ruby ZUCHETTI finishes 4th place in the WA U12 Girls 80m hurdles by the narrowest of margins.

After a slow start Zuchetti rocketed home into third position before clipping the last hurdle and finishing fourth by a whisker.

Ruby joined Sprinting Fast in 2021 and 4 months later was state champion (in U11 80m hurdles).

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Rogan KEMP wins silver in WA U14 Boys 90m hurdles

Hamerlsey little athlete Rogan KEMP wins silver by the narrowest of margins in WA Championships U14 Boys 90m hurdles in a time of 14.07 +2.5.

He also finished with bronze in the U13 boys little athletics state 80m hurdles final with a new PB of 13.57sec.

At his first ever national championships he finished 4th place in the final.

Rogs has been with Sprinting Fast since 2019 when he was U9 (states below.)

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Summer NAUSSEDAT wins silver in the WA U15 Girls 90m hurdles

Ingelwood little athlete Summer NAUSSEDAT wins the silver medal in the WA U15 Girls 90m hurdles at the 2023 State Athletics Championships.

She has run a personal best time of 14.25sec and also made the 200m final placing 5th. Summer has been a long time client of Sprinting Fast since 2016.

"It's great to see Summer win a medal as she has really stepped up this season to improve herself in all areas. Including her speed, technique, endurance, attitude and focus during training. She now believes in herself and has the goods to back it up" says coach Paul.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Mina CHO wins gold in WA U11 Girls 100m

UWALAC athlete Mina CHO wins the 2023 WA U11 Girls 100m state championship title.

She finished seventh in the same race last year improving dramatically since joining coach Paul only 6 months ago. Nicknamed 'The CHO-sen one' the super fast athlete also finished a close second in the 200m final.

"Mina possesses incredible natural speed and power but she was not using it correctly before. Now she is applying it properly and you can see the results" say coach Paul. "She could be an incredible sprinter/hurdler/jumper in the future if she sticks with it".

She almost gave the sport away last year. "I don't want to run in the final Mum" said a disappointed Mina after her 100m heat in 2022 as she just qualified for the final. "After this race you can quit if you want to" said her mother Phebe. "But let's just run this final race and see what happens". She finished 7th and later that year found coach Paul, and the rest is history.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Lola VOGL wins gold in WA U11 Girls 80m hurdles

Hamerlsey little athlete Lola VOGL wins the gold medal in the WA U11 Girls 80m hurdles at State Championships.

The talented hurdler blazed to a Hamersley LAC (and Sprinting Fast) record of 13.57sec in her heat and then backed up with 13.79sec effort in the final to win the gold medal. In a gutsy race she lead from start to finish to hold off all challengers. She also finished 4th in the 100m final and 6th in the 200m final. It was her first state championship title.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 24, 2023

Kyle ADLAM wins WA U11 Boys 100m

Bunbury athlete Kyle ADLAM has won the WA U11 Boys 100m State Championship title for the second year in a row.

He has also broken the 13sec mark running 12.99 PB which is not far off the state record of 12.70. The multi talented athlete also finished 2nd in the triple jump (9.78m) and third in the long jump (4.53m).

Competing for Bunbury little athletics center he also won the 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump and triple jump at the country championships in Northam earlier this year.

Kyle trains via an online program written by Paul and comes to Perth and every opportunity for private training sessions.

"Kyle is one of the most talented 11yo's I have ever met. I really hope he stays healthy so we can see him develop into a super athlete over the next few years" says coach Paul Edmiston.

Posted by: | Posted on: May 23, 2023

Alana SIM wins two national relay medals

West Australian athlete Alana SIM has won a silver medal in the U20 4x100m and bronze in the 4x400m relays at the 2023 Australian Athletics Championships.

After winning state silver at the WA Athletics Championships earlier this year in the 400m she now adds the national silver and bronze medals to her 2023 collection. It was her first ever national championships finishing 19th overall in the individual U20 400m with a time of 1.00.00 which was her second fastest race ever.

Only starting training in December 2022 has left her run late but has made excellent progress since joining Paul and Sprinting Fast as an apprentice athlete and coach.

"If I would have told Alana in December she would win the U20 state 400m silver in a personal best time, improve more than 1.5sec over the 400m, win two national medals, and also improve her 60m and 200m times, all within 3 months. She would of thought I was crazy" says coach Paul. "Sometimes miracles DO happen!"


Posted by: | Posted on: May 23, 2023

Alana SIM wins state 400m silver medal

Sprinting Fast athlete Alana SIM has won the silver medal and run a PB in the U20 400m at the WA state Championships

After starting training in early December 2022 within three months she has recorded her personal best performance of 58.87sec.

"Alana is an outstanding person and a very hard worker. She is also a durable athlete and an absolute pleasure to work with". Says her coach Paul Edmiston. "

Her 2023 results in 400m:

1.00.64 27/01/2023

1.00.70 17/02/2023

58.87 04/03/2023 - WA Championships

1.00.00 02/04/2023 - Australian Championships

Posted by: | Posted on: May 22, 2023

Edmiston wins Para Athlete of the Year

West Australian superstar Sarah EDMISTON has won the 2023 Athletics West Female Para Athlete of the Year award for the second year in a row.

The Tokyo Paralympic bronze medalist had an outstanding 2022/23 season. Her achievements last season were as follows:

2022 World Number #1 ranking F44 Discus (12 months)
2022 Australian Sports Medal recipient
2022 Commonwealth Games Record Holder F44 Discus 34.96m (Birmingham, UK)
2022 Commonwealth Games Silver Medal F42-44/61-64 34.96m (Birmingham, UK)
2022 Oceania Champion & Championship Record Holder Para Discus 33.79m
2022 Female Para Athlete of the Year Athletics West
2022 Australian & Oceania Furthest Throw Para Discus 39.13m PB
2022 Australian & Oceania Record F44 Discus 39.13m PB (18th February, Perth WA)
2022 WA Open Discus Bronze medal 39.13m PB (18th February, Perth WA)
2022 WAIS Program of the Year - Athletics
2022 Female Athlete of the Year Perth Track & Field Club
2022 Australian Para Discus Silver medal

She will head off in July to contest the 2023 World Para Athletics Championships in Paris, France. More details...