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Latest Stories
Feature20 Jun 2020

International events off the cards, but Oceania’s best athletes are preparing for domestic return

Apart from international travel restrictions, it as business as usual for the sport of athletics in New Zealand.

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Report18 Jul 2018

McCartney vaults world-leading 4.94m in Jockgrim

Olympic bronze medallist Eliza McCartney of New Zealand jumped to the top of the 2018 world list with a 4.94m clearance in the pole vault in Jockgrim, Germany on Tuesday (17).

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Series13 May 2017

That moment when... McCartney realised she had an exciting future in pole vault

Olympic bronze medallist Eliza McCartney is one of the rising stars of global athletics. Here the 20-year-old New Zealand vaulter recalls a significant victory in her then fledgling career.

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Report26 Feb 2017

McCartney vaults 4.82m Oceania record in Auckland, Crouser putts 22.15m

Competing on her home track, Eliza McCartney broke the Oceania record in the pole vault, topping 4.82m at the Auckland Track Challenge on Sunday (26).

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Feature20 Aug 2016

McCartney lives teenage dream in Rio with brilliant bronze medal

A debut Olympic Games as a teenager: a perfect opportunity to gain some highly valuable experience ahead of further appearances later in a career. A chance to learn the ropes of competing on the greatest stage in athletics, in the hope that further down the line, this insight gathered can propel an athlete towards the medal podium in future Games.

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Report05 Mar 2016

Teenage pole vaulter McCartney sets Oceanian record of 4.80m in Dunedin

For the fifth time within a four-month period, 19-year-old Eliza McCartney broke her own national record, winning the New Zealand title with a clearance of 4.80m in Dunedin on Saturday (5).

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Press Release15 Feb 2016

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified…

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Feature12 Jan 2016

Number one in the junior charts, McCartney aims to be a hit in Rio

New Zealand has historically punched above its weight on the global athletics stage, despite a population of only about 4.5 million people.

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Report19 Dec 2015

New Zealand's Eliza McCartney breaks world junior pole vault record

New Zealand’s Eliza McCartney broke the pole vault world junior record * when she scaled 4.64m at the Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday (19).

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News28 Mar 2013

New Zealand team for World Youth Championships

Athletics New Zealand has announced 15 athletes selected to compete at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine in July.

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