Eleven VOC athletes opened the 2018 athletics season by running in the Harry Jerome Indoor Track meet on February 3 at the Richmond Oval.
Thomas Ma won the 60m hurdles and broke the Jerome Record by Diego Medrano of the Spartans with the new time of 8.73. He also won a bronze medal in the 60m dash with a great time of 7:50.
Marcus Britnell ran a strong race in 1000m and captured first place for midget category with the time of 2:56.17.
Pirro Ifti had a great race in 600m winning the silver medal with 1:36.41, for midget category. In the same event, 14 year old Davis Timko, won his heat and finished fourth in the finals with 1:40.01
Competing for the first time at an indoor track and field competition for youth category, Christian Petersen won the bronze medal in 1500m with 4:44.13 and Riordan Miyan, finished fourth with 4:45.55
Bridgett Baziw had a great performance finishing third, with the time of 1:49.28
For junior category, Ben Paetzel, ran a strong 1000m with the time of 2:51.54, winning a bronze medal.
In the same category, Jessica Urban, ran a strong 60m dash with the time of 8.29 sec.
For the JD group, the top sprinter, Ava Cardey, won the 60m for 11 years old with the time of 8.94.
Nayan Soma won the bronze medal in 60m with the time of 9.24. Good performance by Sage Miller in 60m.