September 16 and 17 heralded a new era for throwing, with the WA Throwers Club hosting The Big Event – Throws Multi Weekend. This fantastic format was the brain child of Todd Davey, to be an inclusive, all ages event. The first time in Australia that Juniors have been able to compete in a Throws Multi Event.

Ern Clark Athletics Stadium was looking the goods with the new banners of our Major Sponsor, the WA Throws Mafia.

 

Day 1 Throws Pentathlon

A great turn out for Day 1 of the competition, with 21 athletes including 7 juniors and Opens.

Liam Gartlan (16) who competed in the U20 as opposed to the U18 he was eligible for did exceptionally well in all 5 throws disciplines and was rewarded with the Throws Pentathlon – Mens Trophy for best performance of the day and included a PB in the U20 Shot Put and an excellent Weight Throw at the end.
Liam finished with 3237 points using the open tables which is a very solid performance.

Alyssa Woodings, Jacob Shelfout, Kyle Bartlett and Jacob Matteo all performed just as well and I could see were enjoying the TP 5 throw format.

Jennifer Parker broke 2 State Records on her way to the Throws Pentathlon – Ladies Trophy. It was her performance in her non-favoured events, with a 2nd best all time hammer and PB/SR in th