Melbourne Track Classic: Powell runs 10.23, Birmingham runs 13:16.26, Hooker Clears 5.80m by Larry Eder

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At the Melbourne Track Classic, Asafa Powell won the 100 meters in 10.23, Collis Birmingham of Australia, won the 5,000 meters in 13:16.26 over the 13.20.99 of Andrew Baddeley of Great Britain. Steve Hooker continues vaulting well, with a 5.80 win here. Sarah Jamieson won a close race, in 4:11.62. Tasmyn Lewis took the women's 400 meters in 51.86. All in all, a strong meeting with some great early season performances!

Steve Hooker, from his record breaking tour of North America, where he set the Australian indoor vault record of 6.03m this past February! Photo courtesy of PhotoRun.net.

05/03/2009

Melbourne Track Classic
Melbourne, 05/03/2009

Men' results

100 Metres - Men Wind: -1.4 m/s
Pts
1 Powell , Asafa JAM 10.23 10
2 Carter , Nesta JAM 10.42 8
3 Ambler , David NZL 10.52 7
4 Rouge-Serret , Aaron AUS 10.55 6
5 Davies , Matt AUS 10.59 5
6 Johnson , Patrick AUS 10.67 4
7 Lawal , Bolaji NGR 10.69 3
8 Ross , Joshua AUS 10.73 2
9 Martin , Daniel AUS 10.81

200 Metres - Men Wind: -2.8 m/s
Pts
1 Carter , Xavier USA 20.96 10
2 Rouge-Serret , Aaron AUS 21.19 8
3 Brown , Joel USA 21.45 7
4 Davies , Matt AUS 21.57 6
5 Hinds , Andrew BAR 21.64 5
6 Waugh , Ainsley JAM 21.77 4
7 Mortimer , James NZL 22.13 3

400 Metres - Men
Pts
1 Wroe , Sean AUS 45.70 10
2 Steffensen , John AUS 46.65 8
3 Milburn , Joel AUS 46.84 7
4 Mulcahy , Kurt AUS 47.08 6
5 Ayre , Sanjay JAM 47.83 5
6 Louis , Wilan BAR 48.24 4
7 Horigome , Yoshihiro JPN 48.41 3

800 Metres - Men
Pts
1 Renshaw , Lachlan AUS 1:47.18 10
2 Bromley , Nicholas AUS 1:47.95 8
3 Campbell , David IRL 1:48.87 7
4 Berry , Lee AUS 1:49.25 6
5 de Boer , Chris AUS 1:50.56 5
6 Schmidt , Joshua AUS 1:50.61 4
7 Fox , Matthew AUS 1:50.70 3
D'Alfonso , James AUS DNF

1500 Metres - Men
Pts
1 Riseley , Jeffrey AUS 3:40.29 10
2 Roff , Jeremy AUS 3:40.88 8
3 Kamel , Yusuf Saad BRN 3:40.98 7
4 Gathimba , Gideon KEN 3:42.14 6
5 Abdi , Youcef AUS 3:43.58 5
6 Page , Grant AUS 3:43.68 4
7 Woods , Brad AUS 3:44.30 3
8 Nipperes , James AUS 3:44.48 2
9 Rowe , Brenton AUS 3:44.52 1
10 Saunders , Philo AUS 3:44.93 1
11 Hyett , Gareth NZL 3:45.98 1
12 Clark , Daniel AUS 3:53.35 1
Fitzpatrick , Simon AUS DNF

5000 Metres - Men
Pts
1 Birmingham , Collis AUS 13:16.26 10
2 Baddeley , Andrew GBR 13:20.99 8
3 Kiplagat , Bernard Kipchirchir KEN 13:25.64 7
4 St.Lawrence , Ben AUS 13:37.24 6
5 Shelley , Michael AUS 13:41.87 5
6 Adams , Liam AUS 13:46.92 4
7 Everest , Richard AUS 13:49.25 3
8 Gregson , Ryan AUS 13:56.83 2
9 Perrett , Clinton AUS 13:57.09 1
10 Troop , Lee AUS 13:57.81 1
11 Hurring , Luke NZL 14:04.71 1
12 Rowe , Tim AUS 14:07.99 1
13 Hunt , Jeff AUS 14:10.40
14 Thurston , Stephen AUS 14:12.09
15 Dinneen , Stephen AUS 14:12.62
16 Rayner , Toby AUS 14:15.52
17 Skinner , Michael GBR 14:17.87
18 Nowill , Peter AUS 14:29.04
Aish , Michael NZL DNF
Yoa , Duer AUS DNF
Hoffman , Paul AUS DNF

110 Metres Hurdles - Men Wind: -2.2 m/s
Pts
1 Oliver , David USA 13.60 10
2 Brown , Joel USA 13.91 8
3 Merlino , Justin AUS 14.25 7
4 Tanonaka , Tasuku JPN 14.26 6
5 Burstow , John AUS 14.35 5
6 Small , Daniel AUS 14.50 4
7 Mortimer , James NZL 14.58 3
8 Eyears , Greg AUS 14.95 2

400 Metres Hurdles - Men
Pts
1 Thomas , Tristan AUS 50.67 10
2 Cole , Brendan AUS 51.34 8
3 Rawlinson , Christopher GBR 51.78 7
4 Sullivan , Tom AUS 52.28 6
5 Richter , Dane AUS 52.73 5
6 Brandwood , Danny GBR 53.05 4
Jackson , Bershawn USA DNF
de Castro Cruz , Felipe AUS DNF

High Jump - Men
Pts
1 Zamel-Paez , Liam AUS 2.20 10
2 Armet , Chris AUS 2.10 8
3 Daigo , Naoyuki JPN 2.10 7
4 Lawton , Daniel AUS 2.05 6
5 Lodge , Joshua AUS 2.05 5
Page , Aaron AUS NM

Pole Vault - Men
Pts
1 Hooker , Steven AUS 5.80 10
2 Lukyanenko , Evgeniy RUS 5.60 8
3 Burgess , Paul AUS 5.45 7
4 Lanaro , Giovanni MEX 5.30 6
5 Lucas , Blake AUS 5.30 5
6 Boyd , Matthew AUS 5.15 4
Mack , Timothy USA NM

Long Jump - Men
Pts Wind
1 Lapierre , Fabrice AUS 8.18 10 +2.0
2 Watt , Mitchell AUS 8.11 8 +1.6
3 Su , Xiongfeng CHN 7.72 7 +0.5
4 Frayne , Henry AUS 7.66 6 +2.1
5 Leonard , Zane AUS 7.51 5 +1.7
6 Noffke , Chris AUS 7.49 4 +3.0
7 Thornell , John AUS 7.46 3 +0.9
8 Crowe , Scott AUS 7.30 2 +1.4

Triple Jump - Men
Pts Wind
1 Frayne , Henry AUS 16.51 10 +1.1
2 Jones , Alwyn AUS 16.44 8 +2.1
3 Cholenský , Tomáš CZE 15.57 7 +0.7
4 Ishikawa , Kazuyoshi JPN 15.44 6 +1.9
5 Rabone , Adam AUS 15.33 5 -0.2
6 Lawrence , Mark AUS 14.79 4 +0.5
7 King , Ben AUS 14.65 3 +1.9
8 Hunter , Jared AUS 14.43 2 +1.5

Javelin Throw - Men
Pts
1 Farquhar , Stuart NZL 79.17 10
2 Robinson , Joshua AUS 75.35 8
3 Outzen , Matthew AUS 71.80 7
4 Peacock , Hamish AUS 68.83 6
5 Hollins , Ashley AUS 68.69 5
6 Hall , Tom AUS 67.80 4
7 Castle , Brett AUS 67.73 3
8 Simmons , Iain AUS 64.94 2


Women' results

100 Metres - Women Wind: -1.5 m/s
Pts
1 McLellan , Sally AUS 11.56 10
2 Breen , Melissa AUS 11.79 8
3 Glenn , Brianna USA 11.82 7
4 Wrench-Doody , Alicia AUS 12.02 6
5 Attenborough , Crystal AUS 12.06 5
6 Whaler , Laura AUS 12.07 4
7 Henry , Jody AUS 12.20 3
8 Whittaker , Ashleigh AUS 12.25 2

200 Metres - Women Wind: -2.4 m/s
Pts
1 Williams , Shericka JAM 23.90 10
2 Breen , Melissa AUS 23.96 8
3 Glenn , Brianna USA 23.97 7
4 Henry , Jody AUS 24.23 6
5 Wrench-Doody , Alicia AUS 24.42 5
6 Gulli , Jessica AUS 24.61 4
7 Attenborough , Crystal AUS 24.84 3
8 Cuttler , Clare AUS 25.19 2

400 Metres - Women
Pts
1 Lewis , Tamsyn AUS 51.86 10
2 Williams , Monique NZL 52.20 8
3 Walker , Melaine JAM 52.26 7
4 Pape , Madeleine AUS 53.58 6
5 Steinert , Pirrenee AUS 53.67 5
6 Lyndsay , Pekin AUS 54.22 4
7 Cunningham , Nadia JAM 54.87 3
8 Starr , Jaimee-Lee AUS 55.08 2

1500 Metres - Women
Pts
1 Jamieson , Sarah AUS 4:11.62 10
2 McKnight , Kaila AUS 4:11.83 8
3 Hamblin , Nikki GBR 4:12.50 7
4 Corrigan , Lisa AUS 4:14.67 6
5 Delaney , Bridey AUS 4:14.83 5
6 Molan , Nikki AUS 4:16.26 4
7 MacFarlane , Donna AUS 4:19.94 3
8 Tighe , Chloe AUS 4:26.35 2
9 Hall , Linden AUS 4:31.88 1
10 Crombie , Fiona NZL 4:41.60 1
Hetherington , Kelly AUS DNF

100 Metres Hurdles - Women Wind: -2.0 m/s
Pts
1 McLellan , Sally AUS 13.06 10
2 Foster-Hylton , Brigitte JAM 13.11 8
3 Adams , Jenny USA 13.74 7
4 Trad , Virginia NZL 14.18 6
5 Torr , Veronica NZL 14.46 5
6 Hamilton , Ashley AUS 15.09 4
7 McDowell , Jemma AUS 15.22 3
8 Aughton , Bridget AUS 15.26 2

Shot Put - Women
Pts
1 Vili , Valerie NZL 19.36 10
2 Heaston , Kristin USA 17.11 8
3 Samuels , Dani AUS 15.36 7
4 Breisch , Becky USA 15.21 6
5 Mulhall , Kimberley AUS 14.58 5
6 Satupai , Margaret SAM 14.40 4
7 Byrnes , Danielle AUS 13.17 3
8 Gallagher , Jessica AUS 10.98 2

Discus Throw - Women
Pts
1 Samuels , Dani AUS 62.69 10
2 Song , Aimin CHN 61.04 8
3 Thurmond , Aretha USA 57.65 7
4 Faumuina , Beatrice NZL 56.93 6
5 Breisch , Becky USA 56.38 5
6 Brown-Trafton , Stephanie USA 56.37 4
7 Mulhall , Kimberley AUS 51.00 3
8 Djibril , Alifatou TOG 46.45 2


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