Decathlon boys star and Nitro kicks off

Victorian Decathlon Championships

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The alliterative trio of Jarrod Pageot, Christian Paynter and Aaron Page shone at Doncaster over the weekend as the athletics season kicked into high gear. Pageot took the bronze medal after scoring 6533 points and collecting several personal bests.  Christian Paynter wasn’t far behind on 6277 (5th), a big personal best for him in the Open Decathlon and closing in on the Universiade qualifying standard. Aaron Page rounded out the MUAC trio on 5937 (7th).  All three will be back in action this Sunday at the AV Shield Final at Lakeside Stadium.

Results

2017 Victorian Multi Event Track Championships
 

Nitro Athletics Melbourne

Usain Bolt was the star attraction at the debut of the team based Nitro Athletics on Saturday night.  MUAC’s Ellen Schaef was amongst the action as part of Team New Zealand, running 600m in the opening race of the night, the medley relay, where her strong run ensured NZ would beat the Bolt All Stars. There was some thrilling competition all night and with a sell out for the final this Saturday, early indications are positive for this made for TV format. Some tickets remain for Thursday night’s Round 2 so don’t miss out!

 
Nitro Athletics 2017