2014 Oceania Athletics Championships

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XIV Oceania Athletics Championships
Logo of the 2014 Oceania Athletics Championships.png
Host city Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands Cook Islands
Date(s) June 24–26
Main stadium BCI Stadium
Level Senior
Participation 155 athletes from
21 nations
Events 39 (19 men, 19 women, 1 mixed)

The 2014 Oceania Athletics Championships were held at the BCI Stadium in Avarua, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, between June 24–26, 2014. The event was held jointly with the 2014 Oceania Junior Athletics Championships, and there were also exhibition events for masters, and athletes with a disability (parasports).[1] Detailed reports on a day by day basis were given.[2][3][4]

In the senior category, a total of 39 events were contested, 19 by men, 19 by women and 1 mixed medley relay.

Medal summary[edit]

Complete results can be found on the Oceania Athletics Association webpage.[5]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: -0.2 m/s) Banuve Tabakaucoro
 Fiji
10.30 CR Kupun Wisil
 Papua New Guinea
10.80 Eddie Herene Magele
 Samoa
10.85
200 metres (wind: +2.3 m/s) Nelson Stone
 Papua New Guinea
21.24 w Theo Piniau
 Papua New Guinea
21.79 w David Elliott
 New Zealand
22.52 w
400 metres Theo Piniau
 Papua New Guinea
48.89 Siologa Viliamu
 Samoa
49.93 Leigh Bennett
 Australia
50.41
800 metres Tom Fawthorpe
 Australia
1:51.23 Kaminiel Matlaun
 Papua New Guinea
1:52.81 Epeli Batisila
 Fiji
1:54.66
1500 metres Tom Fawthorpe
 Australia
3:54.55 Napu Castro
 Guam
4:21.13 Thomas Briggs
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
4:22.68
5000 metres Hamish MacDonald
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
15:55.88 Scott Mitchell
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
16:27.89 Jesen Kelep
 Marshall Islands
20:47.14
10000 metres Hamish MacDonald
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
33:22.40 Roland Neurerer
 Cook Islands
39:16.87
110 metres hurdles (wind: -2.2 m/s) Wala Gime
 Papua New Guinea
14.80 Tyler Heron
 Australia
15.47
400 metres hurdles Leigh Bennett
 Australia
52.52 Wala Gime
 Papua New Guinea
53.47 Siologa Viliamu
 Samoa
57.83
High Jump Jason Strano
 Australia
2.00m James Jeffery
 Australia
1.94m Peniel Richard
 Papua New Guinea
1.87m
Long Jump Tim McGuire
 Australia
7.58m w (wind: +2.4 m/s) Dausoko Waisale
 Fiji
7.22m (wind: +1.4 m/s) Brandon Clark
 Australia
6.95m w (wind: +3.2 m/s)
Triple Jump Eugene Vollmer
 Fiji
15.60m w (wind: +2.3 m/s) Tim McGuire
 Australia
14.99m (wind: +1.8 m/s) Patrick Hou
 Papua New Guinea
13.90m w (wind: +2.9 m/s)
Shot Put Jacko Gill
 New Zealand
20.70m CR Emanuele Tusitatino
 Samoa
18.49m Dale Pritchard
 New Zealand
16.07m
Discus Throw Dale Pritchard
 New Zealand
47.76m Emanuele Tusitatino
 Samoa
41.77m Brody James
 Australia
40.68m
Hammer Throw Emanuele Tusitatino
 Samoa
45.33m Dale Pritchard
 New Zealand
35.98m Shaka Sola
 Samoa
34.23m
Javelin Throw Leslie Copeland
 Fiji
70.66m John Crandell
 Australia
64.51m
Octathlon Viliami Siale
 Tonga
4852 Cletus Mosi
 Papua New Guinea
4579 Robson Yinambe
 Papua New Guinea
4280
4 x 100 metres relay  Fiji
Eugene Vollmer
Apolosi Ratumudu
Lepani Naivalu
Banuve Tabakaucoro
41.61  Papua New Guinea
Ruwan Gunasinghe
Wala Gime
Junior Saio Avefa
Kupun Wisil
42.18  Tonga
Li'ekina Kaufusi
Peauope Suli Fifita
Siueni Filimone
Heamatangi Tu'ivai
42.35
4 x 400 metres relay  Papua New Guinea
Kaminiel Matlaun
Wala Gime
Peniel Joshua
Theo Piniau
3:16.72  Fiji
Banuve Tabakaucoro
Epeli Batisila
Apolosi Ratumudu
Batinisavu Uluiyata
3:19.13  Vanuatu
Bernard Kapalu
Paul Wilson Nalau
Dicky Terry Mael
George Molisingi
3:34.61

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 metres (wind: +0.7 m/s) Toea Wisil
 Papua New Guinea
11.57 CR Younis Bese
 Fiji
12.24 Patricia Taea
 Cook Islands
12.34
200 metres (wind: +2.2 m/s) Younis Bese
 Fiji
25.04 w Alexandra Bartholomew
 Australia
25.16 w Kayla Montagner
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
25.60 w
400 metres Alexandra Bartholomew
 Australia
55.56 Alicia Keir
 Australia
55.84 Donna Koniel
 Papua New Guinea
56.57
800 metres Alicia Keir
 Australia
2:16.10 Donna Koniel
 Papua New Guinea
2:18.52
5000 metres Sharon Firisua
 Solomon Islands
18:59.07 Elodie Mevel
 French Polynesia
19:38.21 Louise Michelle Wittwer
 Cook Islands
27:28.42
10000 metres Sharon Firisua
 Solomon Islands
39:06.25 CR Elodie Mevel
 French Polynesia
40:21.00
3000 metres steeplechase Nikki Hiscock
 Australia
11:56.02 Cassie Dege
 Australia
12:09.87
100 metres hurdles (wind: -2.6 m/s) Sharon Kwarula
 Papua New Guinea
14.43 Kimberley Watton
 Australia
14.54 Helen Philemon
 Papua New Guinea
15.81
400 metres hurdles Sharon Kwarula
 Papua New Guinea
59.82 Lauren McAdam
 Australia
61.95 Donna Koniel
 Papua New Guinea
62.06
High Jump Anna Staib
 Australia
1.63m Rellie Kaputin
 Papua New Guinea
1.57m Mihiatea Gooding
 French Polynesia
1.54m
Long Jump Catherine Hannell
Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
5.58m w (wind: +4.5 m/s) Rellie Kaputin
 Papua New Guinea
5.56m w (wind: +3.3 m/s) Helen Philemon
 Papua New Guinea
5.32m w (wind: +4.1 m/s)
Triple Jump Anna Thomson
 New Zealand
11.81m (wind: +0.0 m/s) Atipa Mabonga
 New Zealand
11.38m (wind: +0.0 m/s) Rellie Kaputin
 Papua New Guinea
11.35m (wind: +1.3 m/s)
Shot Put Ata Maama Tu'utafaiva
 Tonga
13.64m Rebecca Direen
 Australia
12.91m Brianna Bortolanza
 Australia
12.19m
Discus Throw Ariana Blackwood
 New Zealand
41.44m Atanasia Takosi
 New Caledonia
40.07m Kasandra Vegas
 Samoa
36.27m
Hammer Throw Jacinta Faint
 Australia
49.00m Rebecca Direen
 Australia
48.97m Kasandra Vegas
 Samoa
46.74m
Javelin Throw Eunice Steven
 Papua New Guinea
34.96m Samantha Lockington
 Cook Islands
34.09m
Heptathlon Elana Withnall
 Australia
4329 Eunice Steven
 Papua New Guinea
4203 Ariana Blackwood
 New Zealand
3586
4 x 100 metres relay  Papua New Guinea
Helen Philemon
Toea Wisil
Donna Koniel
Sharon Kwarula
47.88  Australia
Kimberley Watton
Alexandra Bartholomew
Alicia Keir
Elana Withnall
48.98 Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia
Catherine Hannell
Ashleigh Jones
Sarah Busby
Kayla Montagner
49.26
4 x 400 metres relay  Australia
Lauren McAdam
Nikki Hiscock
Alexandra Bartholomew
Alicia Keir
3:51.49  Papua New Guinea
Donna Koniel
Raylyne Kanam
Eunice Steven
Sharon Kwarula
3:59.52

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Mixed 800m sprint medley relay  Australia
Kimberley Watton
Nicholas Bate
Georgia Winkcup
Joshua Kentwell
1:41.11  Papua New Guinea
Helen Philemon
Junior Saio Avefa
Donna Koniel
Wala Gime
1:41.17  New Zealand
Rosie Elliott
David Elliott
Georgia Hulls
Dhruv Raman
1:41.41

Medal table (unofficial)[edit]

  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Australia 13 12 4 29
2  Papua New Guinea 9 12 8 29
3  Fiji 5 3 1 9
4  New Zealand 4 2 4 10
5 Northern Territory/Queensland North Australia 3 1 3 7
6  Tonga 2 0 1 3
7  Solomon Islands 2 0 0 2
8  Samoa 1 3 5 9
9  Cook Islands 0 2 2 4
10  French Polynesia 0 2 1 3
11  Guam 0 1 0 1
 New Caledonia 0 1 0 1
13  Marshall Islands 0 0 1 1
 Vanuatu 0 0 1 1

Participation[edit]

According to an unofficial count, 155 athletes from 21 countries participated in the senior category. As in the years before, there was also a "Regional Australia Team" (dubbed "RAT" in the results list) including athletes with "their normal place of residence in Northern Australia (defined as comprising the Northern Territory and any parts of Western Australia and Queensland, north of 26th parallel south latitude)."[6]

References[edit]