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Jumps and Throws | Talent Hunt Day1

AthleticPNG ran its first Dayofthe Jumps and Throws Clinic in Port Moresby atthe Sir John Guise Stadium multi-purpose oval today.

The first day ofthe clinic attracted a total of roughly 80 interested participants for the try outs.


Regardless of any age group, children, boys and girls plus young men and women and also mthers and fthers tooktheir time out to show casethere talent whther it be jumps or throws.


Participants were to show thatthey have what it takes to represenPNG COME THE 2015 PACIFIC GAMES.


Three coaches from Beisbane, Australia and one from Fiji were out to conduct testing on participants and to demonstratethe techniques involved.


The testing will be designed to determinethe individual’s suitability for a particular event.


Philip Newton conductedthe Jumps events, Tom Brandt conductedthe Speed clinic and James Goulding from Fiji conductedthe Shot put throws.


AthleticPNG President Tony Green stressed that this clinic is to identify Potential Jumpers and Throws.


This is a great opportunity Athletics is offering to those  individuals withthe right characteristic and skillsthe enormous privilege of being part of a home Pacific Games, an opportunity that comes only once in a lifetime.

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