A dozen athletics records broken

At the recent Cobar High School athletics carnival a total of 12 records were broken, the oldest dating back to 1997.

Luke Grey broke the U/15 boys high jump record which was 1.65m set by Sean Cox in 1997.

Grey set the new record at 1.71m.

Hannah Carroll broke three records on the day setting a new Under 12 girls’ discus record of 30.55m, which was previous held by Rebekka Manns who threw 18m in 2009.

Carroll claimed a new U/12 shot put record throwing 9.17m, braking Casey Brown’s record of 7.72m set in 1999.

She also smashed the U/12 girls javelin record, held by Casey Brown, with Carroll recording a new record at 25.40m.

Young athlete Brennah Aumua also had a successful carnival claiming three new records as well.

Aumua broke Taylah Good’s U/13 girls 100m sprint record of 14.42seconds which was set in 2012.

Aumua ran the 100m last week in a blistering 14seconds to set the new record.

She also claimed Hannah Young’s U/13 girls 400m record of 1.14.92s which was set in 2007.

Aumua’s time of 1.13.80s is now the new record to beat.

Grace Power’s U/13 girls long jump record of 4.32m which was set in 2009 also to fell to who jumped two centimetres further than Power to take the record at 4.34m.

Jenna Fullagar’s U/12 girls 800m record of 3.37.42s fell to Lucy Bell who ran a time of 3.25.33s.

Hannah Kriz took home a new record in the U/15 girls shot put event, breaking Phillipa Russell’s 1999 record of 8.17m.

Kriz’s throw was a whopping 8.96m.

Annie Mugugia’s throw 19.20m broke Brinley Obray’s 2012 record of 18.82m in the U/15 girls javelin event.

Taylah Good also broke a record in the U/16 girls javelin event.

Previously held by Jaimee Cohen in 2008, Cohen set the bar at 16.14m but Good went way better to throw the javelin 17.47m and set a new school record.