Athletes bag record in medal wins

ECLIPSING the 2021 medal haul, a record number of 56 athletes represented Bankstown Sports Athletics Club (BSAC) at the Australian Track and Field Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre last weekend.
They returned with a highly impressive 15 medals – four Gold, four Silver and seven Bronze medals – the most the club has won at Nationals.
Leading the way was four-time Australian Record Holder, Jessica Hull, who produced a brilliant performance in winning the national 1500m title.

Jessica’s Gold Medal performance was matched by teammates, Ucheena Egbu in the U/18 Triple jump, Kaitlyn Coulter in the U/20 Shot Put and Irini Kapsilis in the U/12 Shot Put.
BSAC President Colin Whitbread said the athletes represented Bankstown with distinction at the championships, from 11 years of age through to the Open Elites.
“Many of our club’s athletes were competing at their first Nationals and that experience will prove invaluable as they continue their athletic development.
“I’d like to congratulate all athletes, their coaches and support teams on an outstanding championships.”