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Thursday 26 January 2012 | Published in Regional


Athletics Cook Islands will again hold a mini track and field meet at the BCI Stadium on Friday afternoon for all interested athletes.

This will be the last chance for the Cook Islands masters athletes who are due to participate in the bi-annual Oceania champs that are being held in Tauranga, New Zealand from February 5 to 12.

A total of nine Cook Islands athletes have entered in the championships.

Last weeks competition saw a couple of the up and coming Cook Islands junior athletes show some early season form with Jolyn Iro throwing the shot put out to 10.63m and Alex Beddoes recording a 12.4s 100m sprint and 2m 17.5s for 800m.

The best age grade points scored was achieved by Iro in the shot put with 690 points, just beating Beddoes 100m score of 689.

Other scores achieved were Luke Tukaroa 100m (578), Alex Beddoes 800m (547) and Tamarua Herman discus (476).

The programme for Friday will have two throws (javelin and shot put), a sprint, a long/triple jump and a middle distance event and the afternoons programme will start at 4:45pm.

Last weeks results were 60m-David Lobb (M60) 9.2s, Tamarua Herman (M70) 12.2s, 100m-Alex Beddoes (M16) 12.4s, Luke Tukaroa (JM) 13.0s, 800m Alex Beddoes (M16) 2m 17.5s, Luke Tukaroa (JM) 2:42.9s, Shot Put Jolyn Iro (W17) 10.63m, Tamarua Herman (M70) 6.73m, Discus Tamarua Herman (M70) 21.64, David Lobb (M60) 19.46, Teaea Parima (M55) 16.35, Long Jump David Lobb (M60) 3.84.