New personal best for 100m at the Benita Willis Shield 2019

New personal best for 100m and double gold at the Benita Willis Shield 2019

It was touch and go as to whether the Benita Willis Shield event 2019 would even be held this year as Queensland Athletics issued an air quality advisory warning due to the poor air quality levels as a result of bush fires. However fortunately for TeamTaib the event was able to go ahead on the day Read more about New personal best for 100m and double gold at the Benita Willis Shield 2019[…]

Back in competition at the Alana Boyd Shield event

After three months of intensive training it was good to commence with some competition again at the Alana Boyd Shield, QSAC, Brisbane 9/11/2019. The competition is named after Russel coach Denise Boyd’s daughter, Alana, an Australian Olympic pole vaulter, and was an ideal event to initiate the warm up schedule for the upcoming SEA games Read more about Back in competition at the Alana Boyd Shield event[…]

Statue honouring Australian Olympian Peter Norman unveiled in Melbourne

In celebration of Peter Norman Day, Athletics Australia, in partnership with the Victorian Government, unveiled a statue in honour of the 1968 Olympic sprinter in Melbourne today, and Russel Taib was delighted to be invited and able to attend the event. Norman raced to the silver medal at the Olympic Games in Mexico City Olympics Read more about Statue honouring Australian Olympian Peter Norman unveiled in Melbourne[…]

Men’s 100mx4 Relay team narrowly miss out on a final berth

Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade. The Malaysian men’s relay team were in a determined mood to do the best for the country in difficult circumstances today as the competition was formidable with no doubt many future stars of sprinting on display and some well oiled and drilled relay teams tipped to achieve times approaching world class and go sub 40. With only Read more about Men’s 100mx4 Relay team narrowly miss out on a final berth[…]

: 23rd Asian Athletics Championship

23rd Asian Athletics Championships 21-24 April 2019

Khalifa International Stadium, Doha, Qatar. There is probably no better way to celebrate turning 21 and moving from a Junior to a Senior Athlete than gaining selection for your country at the Asian Athletics Championships, the pinnacle of IAAF track-and-field competitions in the world’s biggest continent. An achievement in itself, and great pride to be Read more about 23rd Asian Athletics Championships 21-24 April 2019[…]

The moment Rus breaks the Malay National Record

Russel’s New PB of 20.77 sec breaks Malaysian National Record (NR) for men’s 200m at the Queensland Track Classic

A significant day for TeamTaib at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre, Nathan, Queensland, at the Queensland Track Classic, as a very competitive field was on display alongside Australia’s finest, some of Asia’s additional standout athletes utilising the Tier one Oceanic event as a good opportunity to showcase for the Asian games. Russel managed to Read more about Russel’s New PB of 20.77 sec breaks Malaysian National Record (NR) for men’s 200m at the Queensland Track Classic[…]

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