TGS Athletes Have World Championships in Sight

Toowoomba Grammar School athletes will have eight representatives at the Australian Track and Field Championships from 26 March – 3 April after the boys excelled at the State Titles.

TGS brought home seven medals from States, with four current students and three Old Boys enjoying podium places at the titles which were held from March 3-6.

Old Boy (2019-20), Jai Gordon continued to impress, qualifying for the Australian U20 team in both the 100m and 200m sprints.

Another outstanding effort was that of 16-year-old, Year 11 student Matt Taylor, who won gold in the U20 Discus!

Our other competitors, Charlie Randall (Year 11), Hinata Inoue (Year 9), Sam Gladwin (Year 11), Taj Gordon (Year 10) and Old Boys Josh Roach (2019-21) and Harry Callow (2019-20) also have the chance at national representation, with these Australian Championships used as the trials for the Under 20 World Junior Championships and the Commonwealth Games trials.

The TGS qualifiers for the Australian Championships are:

Current Students:
Charlie Randall
Under 17 1500m
Fourth Qualified for QLD TEAM
Hinata Inoue
Unable to compete
Qualified for QLD TEAM in Under 15 Shot put, discus and javelin
Matt Taylor
Under 20 Discus
GOLD (He is 16 years old!)
Under 17 Discus
GOLD Qualified for QLD TEAM
Under 17 Hammer Throw
BRONZE Qualified for QLD TEAM
Samuel Gladwin
Under 18 2000m Steeple Chase
Qualified for QLD TEAM
Taj Gordon
Under 17 110m Hurdles
SILVER Qualified for QLD TEAM
Past Students:
Josh Roach
Under 20 400m Hurdles
BRONZE and Qualified for Qld TEAM
Under 20 400m
Qualified for Qld TEAM
Jai Gordon
Under 20 100m
GOLD (Qualified for the Australian Under 20 Team (10.42s)
Under 20 200m
GOLD (Qualified for the Australian Under 20 Team (21.32s)
Harry Callow
Open 100m
Qualified for QLD TEAM

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