Salute to Redcliffe's record breakers

Posted: 12pm 20 May 2021

Redcliffe Little Athletics paid tribute to a remarkable number of record breakers at its annual Presentation Day earlier this month.

To be valid, records had to be set at one of the club’s competition nights on Langdon Park Oval, in Margate.

A number of the records had stood for more than 20 years - and two for more than 30 years.

Taisha Eketone, who holds the shot put and medals night records

Record breakers

Daniel Harlow broke a 38-year record in the U13B 400m. Previously held by M O’Hello in 1983. Was 57:60 seconds, now 57.00.

Skye Presland broke a 37-year U13G 1500m Walks record. Previously held by T Foels (1984). Was 8:29.00, now 8:26.30 minutes.

Daniel Harlow broke a 31-year record in the U13B 800m. Previously held by Graham Joy (1990) was 2:21:23 minutes, now 2.17.90.

Daniel Harlow broke a 25-year record in the U13B 80m Hurdles. Previously held by Mark Axford in 1996. Was 13:19 seconds now 12:40 seconds.

Matthys Visser, the Under 12 Boys record holder in the 750g discus

Leap into history

Daniel Harlow broke a 23-year record in the U13B Long Jump. Previously held by V Fa-Amoe (1998) 5.22m, now 5.30m.

Taisha Eketone broke an 18-year record in the U13G Shot Put record. Previously held by Cherie Bushnell (2003) was 10.28m, now 11.49m.

Angus Dine broke a 12-year record in the U13B 70m. Previously held by Alex Mould (2009) of 8.81 seconds, now 8.70.

Angus Dine and Daniel Harlow broke a 12-year record in the U13B 100m. Previously held by Alex Mould (2009) of 12.40 seconds, now 12.30.

Angus Dine, the new Under 13 70m record holder

Medals records

Daniel Harlow broke the U13B High Jump. Now 1.65m. Previously held by D Hebbard from 2010 was 1.58m, now 1.65m.

Travis Cauchi broke our U10B Javelin record. Previously held by Tyler Eketone (2014) 16.26m, now 17.20m

Zyon Iakopo broke last season’s (new event in 2019/20) U11 80m Hurdle record previously held by Samuel Perez. Was 17.00 seconds, now 15.10.

Daniel Harlow broke the U13B Medals Night record 4944. Previously held by Alex Mould 2008 of 4666

Taisha Eketone broke the U13G Medals Night record 4794. Previously held by Fletcher Day 2014 of 4088

David Austin presenting Daniel Harlow with this year's 400m record certificate. Last year Dan broke David's 1998 400m record, a record David held for 21 years!

Congratulations to U12s Amber Baker 15.73m and Matthys Visser 25.67m who hold the club records for the new U12 750gram discus event.

Main picture: from left - Daniel Harlow, Skye Presland, Amber Baker, Travis Cauchi, Zyon Iakopo

The 2021-22 Little Athletics season begins in August. More details to be posted on the club's website

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