2012 Oceania Athletics Championships

The 2012 Oceania Athletics Championships were held at the Barlow Park in Cairns, Australia, between June 27–29, 2012.

2012 Oceania Athletics Championships
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DatesJune 27–29
Host cityCairns, Australia Australia
VenueBarlow Park
LevelSenior
Events40 (20 men, 20 women)
Participation20/21 nations

Medals are awarded in the two regional divisions "East" and "West".

A total of 40 events were contested, 20 by men and 20 by women. Moreover, a mixed 8x100 metres relay, as well as exhibition events for local athletes with disabilities, masters athletes and school age athletes were included.[1]

Athletics Northern Territory and Athletics North Queensland sent a Combined "North Australia" Team including athletes who have not been chosen in the official Australian Team.[2] The status of these athletes (e.g., eligibility for winning medals or guest status) could not be determined. However, one source verifies the win of a medal for an athlete representing Northern Australia.[3]

Complete results can be found on the webpages of Oceania Athletics Association[4] and of Queensland Athletics.[5]

Regional Division EastEdit

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +1.6 m/s)   Isaac Tatoa (NZL) 10.65   David Alexandrine (NCL) 10.87   Matthew Wyatt (NZL) 11.19
200 metres (wind: +0.3 m/s)   Roy Ravana (FIJ) 21.66   David Alexandrine (NCL) 22.02   Epeli Ika (TGA) 23.19
400 metres   Liam Mitchell (NZL) 48.83   Ratutira Narara (FIJ) 49.34
800 metres   Adrien Kela (NCL) 1:55.82   Emosi Bure (FIJ) 2:02.06   Penetekoso Fale (SAM) 2:13.60
1500 metres   Adrien Kela (NCL) 4:04.53   Theo Houdret (NCL) 4:15.20   Emosi Bure (FIJ) 4:27.01
5000 metres   Nordine Benfodda (NCL) 15:57.90   Gilles Brouillaud (NCL) 16:52.43   Sébastien Guesdon (NCL) 17:03.92
3000 metres steeplechase   Theo Houdret (NCL) 10:13.80   Gilles Brouillaud (NCL) 10:47.19
High Jump   Raihau Maiau (PYF) 1.85m   Daniel Griffiths (NFK) 1.74m
Long Jump   Raihau Maiau (PYF) 7.42m (wind: +2.2 m/s) w   Matthew Wyatt (NZL) 6.81m (wind: +1.5 m/s)
Triple Jump   Scott Thomson (NZL) 14.74m (wind: +0.4 m/s)
Shot Put   Emanuele Fuamatu (SAM) 18.26m   Jerram Huston (NZL) 14.89m   Damian Smuts (NZL) 14.62m
Discus Throw   Alex Rose (SAM) 56.29m   Marshall Hall (NZL) 50.43m   Damian Smuts (NZL) 41.02m
Hammer Throw   Alex Rose (SAM) 51.10m   Damian Smuts (NZL) 49.58m
4 x 100 metres relay   New Zealand
Isaac Tatoa
Liam Mitchell
Blair Grant
Matthew Wyatt
41.91   Tonga
Sione Talanoa
Leveni Hu'Avi
Siueni Filimone
Epeli Ika
43.16
4 x 400 metres relay   New Zealand
William Cowper
Matthew Wyatt
Phillip Wyatt
Liam Mitchell
3:23.28   French Polynesia
Raihau Maiau
Teiva Brinkfield
Namataiki Tevenino
Gregory Bradai
3:32.30

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +0.4 m/s)   Larissa Dyke (NZL) 12.32   Zoe Ballantyne (NZL) 12.46   Nneka Okpala (NZL) 12.58
200 metres (wind: +0.8 m/s)   Zoe Ballantyne (NZL) 24.97   Suliana Batirau Gusuivalu (FIJ) 25.35   Larissa Dyke (NZL) 25.85
400 metres   Suliana Batirau Gusuivalu (FIJ) 57.14
1500 metres   Christina Taylor (NZL) 4:40.21
5000 metres   Elodie Mevel (PYF) 20:27.63   Isabelle Oblet (NCL) 20:46.84
10000 metres   Elodie Mevel (PYF) 42:43.71
3000 metres steeplechase   Christina Taylor (NZL) 11:21.94   Isabelle Oblet (NCL) 13:11.12
100 metres hurdles (wind: +0.0 m/s)   Zoe Ballantyne (NZL) 14.51
400 metres hurdles   Zoe Ballantyne (NZL) 61.63
High Jump   Vianca du Toit (NZL) 1.71m
Triple Jump   Nneka Okpala (NZL) 12.85m (wind: +1.9 m/s)   Greer Alsop (NZL) 12.38m (wind: +2.6 m/s) w
Shot Put   Alexaraee Toeaina (ASA) 11.44m   Atana Takosi (NCL) 10.93m
Discus Throw   Alexaraee Toeaina (ASA) 48.99m   Claire Morgan (ASA) 44.91m   Atana Takosi (NCL) 40.78m
Hammer Throw   Rebecca Hodgson (NZL) 47.78m   Alexaraee Toeaina (ASA) 41.98m
Javelin Throw   Tori Peeters (NZL) 42.21m   Claire Morgan (ASA) 34.20m
5000 metres Walk   Roseanne Robinson (NZL) 24:34.24
10000 metres Walk   Roseanne Robinson (NZL) 49.43
4 x 100 metres relay   Fiji
Mereseini Naidau
Suliana Batirau Gusuivalu
Elenoa Sailosi
Miriama Senokonoko
49.72
4 x 400 metres relay   Fiji
Suliana Batirau Gusuivalu
Mereseini Naidau
Elenoa Sailosi
Miriama Senokonoko
3:59.33   New Zealand
Zoe Ballantyne
Katelyn Matthews
Ashleigh Sando
Maggie Unternahrer
4:00.71

Medal Table East (unofficial)Edit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  New Zealand (NZL)177529
2  New Caledonia (NCL)48214
3  Fiji (FIJ)4318
4  French Polynesia (PYF)4105
5  Samoa (SAM)3014
6  American Samoa (ASA)2305
7  Tonga (TON)0112
8  Norfolk Island (NFK)0101
Totals (8 nations)34241068


Participation East (unofficial)Edit

The participation of athletes from 10 countries could be determined.[4] Tuvalu sent only athletes for the U-20 championships. East regional division:

Regional Division WestEdit

Medal summaryEdit

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +1.2 m/s)   Joe Matmat (PNG) 11.06   Reginald Worealevi (PNG) 11.08   Kendy Kenneth (VAN) 11.28
200 metres (wind: +1.1 m/s)   James Grimm (AUS) 21.57   Paul Pokana (PNG) 22.13   Luke Grimley (AUS)
  Joe Matmat (PNG)
22.14
400 metres   Ethan Millward (AUS) 47.54   Jackson Mallory (AUS) 47.87   Kevin Kapmatana (PNG) 48.65
800 metres   Harris Scouller (AUS) 1:52.76   Arnold Sorina (VAN) 1:53.33   Derek Mandell (GUM) 1:56.51
1500 metres   Derek Mandell (GUM) 4:02.81   Michael Ryde (AUS) 4:12.47  /  Billy Bragg (NAUS) 4:14.94
5000 metres  /  Darren Peacock (NAUS) 16:13.19   Christopher Magtoto (GUM) 16:26.54  /  Paulo Dejesus (NAUS) 17:12.91
10000 metres   Christopher Magtoto (GUM) 34:17.44   Tony Gordon (AUS) 36:37.82
3000 metres steeplechase   Anthony Lynch (AUS) 10:43.68
110 metres hurdles (wind: +1.9 m/s)   Greg Eyears (AUS) 14.69   Sean Kweifio-Okai (AUS) 15.77   Michael Herreros (GUM) 17.32
400 metres hurdles   Jeofry Limtiaco (GUM) 57.57   Nathan McConchie (AUS) 58.22   Michael Herreros (GUM) 65.85
High Jump1.)  /  Blake Acton (NAUS) 1.96m   David Jessem (PNG) 1.93m   Joel Mason (AUS) 1.90m
Long Jump   Scott Crowe (AUS) 7.44m (wind: +1.9 m/s)   Robert Stevens (AUS) 7.12m (wind: +2.0 m/s)   Anthony Di Quinzio (AUS) 6.67m (wind: +2.2 m/s) w
Triple Jump   Alex Lorraway (AUS) 15.32m (wind: +0.4 m/s)   Daniel Pagnoccolo (AUS) 14.20m (wind: -0.4 m/s)   Anthony Di Quinzio (AUS) 14.09m (wind: -0.3 m/s)
Shot Put   Joseph Dabana (NRU) 13.53m   Michael Day (AUS) 12.88m   Raobu Tarawa (KIR) 12.35m
Discus Throw   Michael Day (AUS) 40.16m   Joseph Dabana (NRU) 38.99m   Raobu Tarawa (KIR) 38.03m
Hammer Throw   Joseph Dabana (NRU) 27.21m
Javelin Throw   Calumn Hockey (AUS) 46.70m
5000 metres Walk   Brandon Dewar (AUS) 21:39.81   Nicholas Dewar (AUS) 22:24.31
10000 metres Walk (Exhibition)  /  Dayne Bird-Smith (NAUS) 40.21   Nicholas Dewar (AUS) 44.09   Brandon Dewar (AUS) 46.04
4 x 100 metres relay2.)   Papua New Guinea
Reginald Worealevi
Kevin Kapmatana
Solomon Kaiap
Joe Matmat
42.30   Australia
Sean Kweifio-Okai
James Grimm
Luke Grimley
Greg Eyears
42.50   Vanuatu
Daniel Philimon
Kendy Kenneth
George Vingaria Molisingi
Westly Faerua
45.37
4 x 400 metres relay3.)   Australia
Ethan Millward
Luke Grimley
James Grimm
Jackson Mallory
3:12.56   Papua New Guinea
Paul Pokana
John Rivan
Joe Matmat
Kevin Kapmatana
3:15.60   Vanuatu
Arnold Sorina
Tony Lulu
Westly Faerua
Kendy Kenneth
3:32.21

1.): The high jump event was won by Jason Strano from   Australia in 2.00m competing as a guest.
2.): The 4 x 100 metres relay event was won by   Australia "B" (Anthony Alozie, Isaac Ntiamoah, Andrew McCabe, Josh Ross) in 39.45 running as guests.
3.): The 4 x 400 metres relay event was won by   Japan (Kei Takase, Yuzo Kanemaru, Yoshihiro Azuma, Hiroyuki Nakano) in 3:06.90 running as guests.   Australia "B" (Jordan Gusman, Harris Scouller, Nathan McConchie, Vaughn Harber) came in 4th in 3:24.69 also running a guests.

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +1.3 m/s)   Chrissa Detanamo (NRU) 12.28   Larissa Chambers (AUS) 12.29   Yvonne Bennet (NMI) 13.20
200 metres (wind: +0.8 m/s)   Larissa Chambers (AUS) 24.70  /  Amanda Morris (NAUS) 25.98   Yvonne Bennet (NMI) 27.04
400 metres   Donna Koniel (PNG) 56.17   Tamara Tisdall (AUS) 57.14   Sarah Salmon (AUS) 57.89
800 metres  /  Kate Johnston (NAUS) 2:12.38   Haley Nemra (MHL) 2:16.04   Donna Koniel (PNG) 2:16.41
1500 metres  /  Kate Johnston (NAUS) 4:32.16   Olivia Lucas (AUS) 4:47.15   Amy Atkinson (GUM) 4:57.76
5000 metres   Hilda Mabe (SOL) 22:03.24
400 metres hurdles   Donna Koniel (PNG) 61.54   Sarah Salmon (AUS) 66.37   Kristy Hirschausen (AUS) 84.09
High Jump   Kristen Smith (AUS) 1.68m   Anneke Turner (AUS) 1.68m  /  Teagan Harris (NAUS) 1.65m
Triple Jump   Allison Nankivell (AUS) 13.31m (wind: +2.2 m/s) w   Rachael Smalley (AUS) 11.38m (wind: +1.8 m/s)
Shot Put   Rebecca Direen (AUS) 12.87m
Discus Throw1.)   Claudia Steiner (AUS) 38.81m   Phoebe Sloane (AUS) 37.46m
Hammer Throw   Jacinta Faint (AUS) 47.76m  /  Madeleine MacFarlane (NAUS) 41.55m   Codie Hockey (AUS) 37.64m
5000 metres Walk   Claire Tallent (AUS) 21:57.48   Kelly Ruddick (AUS) 23:09.62
10000 metres Walk   Claire Tallent (AUS) 44.19   Tanya Holliday (AUS) 45.23   Kelly Ruddick (AUS) 48.39
4 x 100 metres relay2.)   Australia
Tamara Tisdall
Allison Nankivell
Courtney Geraghty
Larissa Chambers
49.55   Papua New Guinea
Adrine Monagi
Donna Koniel
Tehilah Womola
Priscilla Samuel
50.65   Northern Mariana Islands
Reylynn Sapong
Rachel Abrahams
Liamwar Rangamar
Yvonne Bennet
53.79
4 x 400 metres relay   Australia
Sarah Salmon
Zoe Bogiatzis
Nicole Gusman
Tamara Tisdall
4:00.81   Papua New Guinea
Donna Koniel
Poro Gahekave
Tehilah Womola
Tuna Tine
4:01.77

1.): The discus throw event was won by Dani Samuels from   Australia in 56.70m competing as a guest.
2.): The 4 x 100 metres relay event wa won by   Japan (Anna Doi, Momoko Takahashi, Chisato Fukushima, Yumeka Sano) in 44.39 competing as guests.

Medal Table West (unofficial)Edit

  *   Host nation (Australia)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Australia (AUS)*2119848
2  Papua New Guinea (PNG)46313
3 /  North Australia4239
4  Guam (GUM)3148
5  Nauru (NRU)3104
6  Solomon Islands (SOL)1001
7  Vanuatu (VAN)0134
8  Marshall Islands (MHL)0101
9  Northern Mariana Islands (NMI)0033
10  Kiribati (KIR)0022
Totals (10 nations)36312693

Participation West (unofficial)Edit

The participation of athletes from 10 countries could be determined.[4] In addition, a combined Northern Australia team including athletes from the Northern Territory and North Queensland participated. There were no athletes from Palau.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oceania Championships back in Cairns, OAA, June 19, 2012, retrieved March 10, 2013
  2. ^ van der Meer, Alex, Nominations for Combined North Australia Team at Oceania Championships, Athletics Northern Territory, retrieved March 10, 2013
  3. ^ Good results from NT athletes during the Oceania Regional Championships celebrated in Cairns, Athletics Northern Territory, retrieved March 10, 2013
  4. ^ a b c Oceania Regional Championships 2012 – 27/06/2012 to 29/06/2012 – Barlow Park – Cairns – Results (PDF), OAA, July 2, 2012, archived from the original (PDF) on October 30, 2013, retrieved March 10, 2013
  5. ^ Oceania Regional Championships 2012 – 27/06/2012 to 29/06/2012, Queensland Athletics, archived from the original on 2012-06-30, retrieved March 10, 2013

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