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Athletics at the 2000 Commonwealth Youth Games

At the 2000 Commonwealth Youth Games, the athletics events were held at the Meadowbank Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland from 11–13 August.[1] A total of 30 events were contested, divided equally between the sexes. Among the medallists were Nicola Sanders, the 2007 World Championships runner-up in the 400 metres, and Johan Cronje (bronze medallist at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in the 1500 metres).

Athletics at the I Commonwealth Youth Games
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The track at the host stadium
Host cityEdinburgh, Scotland
Date(s)11 – 13 August
Main stadiumMeadowbank Stadium
Events30


Medal summaryEdit

BoysEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Tyrone Edgar (ENG) 11.0   Marthinus van der Vyver (RSA) 11.0   Seriashe Childs (WAL) 11.0
200 metres   Dwayne Grant (ENG) 21.15   Gareth Roelf (RSA) 21.42   Tim Abeyie (ENG) 21.47
400 metres   Jacob Ramokoka (RSA) 47.11   Mark van Soest (RSA) 47.70   Sam Ellis (ENG) 48.40
800 metres   Johan Cronje (RSA) 1:51.32   Michael Coltherd (ENG) 1:52.09   James Nasrat (WAL) 1:52.35
1500 metres   Ricky Soos (ENG) 4:00.30   Johan Cronje (RSA) 4:00.32   Mitchell Kealey (AUS) 4:02.71
110 metres hurdles   Dominic Girdler (ENG) 14.20   Ryan Purcell (AUS) 14.27   Brenden Harmse (RSA) 14.33
400 metres hurdles   Ter de Villiers (RSA) 50.7   Stephen Murphy (SCO) 53.2   Elliott Wood (AUS) 53.7
4×100 m relay   England (ENG) 47.25   Wales (WAL) 47.45   Australia (AUS) 47.49
4×400 m relay   South Africa (RSA) 3:12.55   England (ENG) 3:17.10   Scotland (SCO) 3:18.44
High jump   James Watson (AUS) 2.09 m   Terry Wepener (RSA) 2.09 m   Chuka Enih-Snell (WAL) 2.09 m
Long jump   Nico Grimbeeck (RSA) 7.18 m   Leigh Smith (ENG) 7.09 m   Erik Surjan (AUS) 7.06 m
Triple jump   Jonathan Moore (ENG) 16.02 m   Owen O'Reilly (RSA) 14.47 m   Patrick Coleman (AUS) 14.15 m
Shot put   Greg Beard (ENG) 16.73 m   Gregory Holmes (AUS) 16.49 m   Johannes Fick (RSA) 16.10 m
Discus throw   Timothy Driesen (AUS) 50.37 m   Robert Morris (ENG) 48.64 m   Werner Smit (RSA) 47.22 m
Hammer throw   Riaan Smit (RSA) 66.70 m   Peter Field (ENG) 61.96 m   Timothy Driesen (AUS) 60.47 m

GirlsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres   Danielle Norville (ENG) 12.14   Danielle Selley (WAL) 12.21   Gemma Ryde (SCO) 12.27
200 metres   Veronica James (ENG) 24.16   Eleanor Caney (ENG) 24.65   Gemma Ryde (SCO) 24.99
400 metres   Kim Wall (ENG) 54.46   Lisa Miller (ENG) 54.99   Elmie Hugo (RSA) 55.30
800 metres   Jemma Simpson (ENG) 2:09.45   Lisa Corrigan (AUS) 2:10.16   Dina Lebo Phalula (RSA) 2:12.93
1500 metres   Shannon Hill (AUS) 4:35.2   Dina Lebo Phalula (RSA) 4:35.7   Louise Damen (ENG) 4:35.7
100 metres hurdles   Sara McGreavy (ENG) 14.12   Lauren McLoughlin (WAL) 14.25   Kiara McDonald (AUS) 14.39
400 metres hurdles   Nicola Sanders (ENG) 59.19   Corné Claassen (RSA) 61.80   Katie Nicholson (AUS) 62.70
4×100 m relay   England (ENG) 47.25   Wales (WAL) 47.45   Australia (AUS) 47.49
4×400 m relay   England (ENG) 3:45.78   South Africa (RSA) 3:51.52   Australia (AUS) 3:55.89
High jump   Marizca Gertenbach (RSA) 1.82 m   Aileen Wilson (SCO) 1.82 m   Samantha Adamson (ENG) 1.70 m
Long jump   Delia Visser (RSA) 6.02 m   Sarah Dosen (AUS) 5.94 m   Rachel Hogg (SCO) 5.77 m
Triple jump   Karen Pretorius (RSA) 11.94 m   Sharon Cakes (NIR) 11.93 m   Rebekah Williams (AUS) 11.90 m
Shot put   Anmaré Sullivan (RSA) 13.62 m   Belinda Johnson (AUS) 13.42 m   Charlotte Spelzini (ENG) 11.84 m
Discus throw   Emma Carpenter (ENG) 48.20 m   Samantha Fraser (AUS) 44.19 m   Tanya Bloem (RSA) 42.86 m
Hammer throw   Gabrielle Neighbour (AUS) 51.34 m   Laura Douglas (WAL) 48.63 m   Nicola Dudman (ENG) 45.87 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Youth Team leaves for Commonwealth Youth Games Archived August 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. IAAF (2000-08-08). Retrieved on 2013-10-20.
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