Records and rivalries at twilight carnival

Posted: 7am 12 Mar 2021

More than 450 athletes, covering a 55-year age range, competed in Deception Bay Little Athletics Club’s Twilight Carnival at Zammit Oval last month.

Some travelled five hours to attend the event, on February 20, which saw numerous personal bests, records, new friendships and old rivalries.

An Athletes with Disabilities event was in the program to support inclusion and diversity in the sport.

Kingston Massingale in the Under 8 Boys 100mm
Mitchell Phillip in the Under 6 Boys 70m
Jessica Heap in the Under 10 Girls 100m
Jed Gallagher in the Under 8 Boys 100m
Graham Folau in the Under 16 Boys' 1500m
Cael Armitage in the Under 12 Boys' discus
Ayva Marsh in the Under 11 Girls' long jump
Cadence Booth Gray, from Mudgeeraba, in the Under 13 Girls' long jump
Austyn Marki in the Under 13 Boys shot put
Charlotte Ferguson, from Redcliffe LA, and Jasmin Newell, of Deception Bay, in the Under 13 Girls' 100m

None of the success of the event would have been achieved without the work of Deception Bay LA’s team of volunteers, said centre manager David Armitage.

Next on the calendar for Deception Bay is the Little Athletics Queensland McDonald’s State Championships, on March 19-21, 2021.

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