2012 Oceania Athletics Championships
|2012 Oceania Athletics Championships|
|Host city||Cairns, Australia|
|Events||40 (20 men, 20 women)|
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.
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. 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.
Regional Division EastEdit
Medal Table East (unofficial)Edit
|1||New Zealand (NZL)||17||7||5||29|
|2||New Caledonia (NCL)||4||8||2||14|
|4||French Polynesia (PYF)||4||1||0||5|
|6||American Samoa (ASA)||2||3||0||5|
|8||Norfolk Island (NFK)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (8 nations)||34||24||10||68|
Participation East (unofficial)Edit
Regional Division WestEdit
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.
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
|2||Papua New Guinea (PNG)||4||6||3||13|
|3||/ North Australia||4||2||3||9|
|6||Solomon Islands (SOL)||1||0||0||1|
|8||Marshall Islands (MHL)||0||1||0||1|
|9||Northern Mariana Islands (NMI)||0||0||3||3|
|Totals (10 nations)||36||31||26||93|
Participation West (unofficial)Edit
The participation of athletes from 10 countries could be determined. In addition, a combined Northern Australia team including athletes from the Northern Territory and North Queensland participated. There were no athletes from Palau.
- Oceania Championships back in Cairns, OAA, June 19, 2012, retrieved March 10, 2013
- van der Meer, Alex, Nominations for Combined North Australia Team at Oceania Championships, Athletics Northern Territory, retrieved March 10, 2013
- Good results from NT athletes during the Oceania Regional Championships celebrated in Cairns, Athletics Northern Territory, retrieved March 10, 2013
- 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
- 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