After four days of hard fought competition Logan City Speed Skaters gave a solid performance at Oceania Championship's taking home over thirty medals between them, helping the Australia team emerge victorious. The Aussies won out comfortably in all medal tally with a final overall points score of 1,331 to New Zealand's 974.5 and India's 29.5. MEDAL TALLY Australia GOLD - 31 SILVER - 41 BRONZE - 30 New Zealand GOLD - 29 SILVER - 19 BRONZE - 21 India
With two days of competition down and only a hand full of events left who will take victory in the 2017 Oceania Inline Speed Championship? Inline speed skaters from all over Australia and New Zealand arrived in Brisbane to go head to head for their country, glory and the gold! Pauline Robertson, Head of the Speed Branch for Skate Australia, opened the events on Sunday 16th of April and with skinsuits on, skates laced up and helmets fastened the racing commenced. Brisbane turn
"The most important thing ... is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle" - Pierre de Coubertin, Founder of the Olympics. MEDAL TALLY Australia GOLD - 31 SILVER - 41 BRONZE - 30 New Zealand GOLD - 29 SILVER - 19 BRONZE - 21 India GOLD - 0 SILVER - 0 BRONZE - 1 OVERALL POINTS COUNTRY POINTS 1st Australia - 1331 2nd New Zealand - 974.5 3rd India - 29.5 INDIVIDUAL POINTS Cadet Girls
Article published in Quest Albert and Logan News on April 13th 2017. FIVE LOGAN CITY CLUB SKATERS PICKED FOR AUSSIE TEAM The Logan City Inline Speed Club will be behind Australia's push to take out the Oceania Inline Speed Skating Championships this weekend. Picture: PETER CRONIN
Craig Hill, Rob Cook, Neale Clancy, Samon Lee and Stephen Hampson from the Logan City Inline Speed Club. Five skaters from the Hillcrest-basd club - Rob Cook, Craig Hill, Samon Lee, Stephen Hampson
Talented skaters from clubs around Australia are gearing up for the Oceania Inline Speed Skating Championships 2017 which will be held April 14th to 19th. The event, hosted by Skate Australia, will be held in Brisbane at Albert Bishop Park, Nundah. Speed skaters from Australia and New Zealand who will compete in a series of road events in cadet, junior, senior, master and veteran categories.
Logan City Speed Skating Club will be represented by five skaters in the Australia