Strong Performance by Women’s Team at the World University Cross Country Championships

Whilst all eyes were on Perth for the Australian Junior Athletics Championships and then Perth Track Classic, a team of Australian athletes were over in Italy competing at the 2016 World University Cross Country Championships.

The women were up first with Laura Donegan and Danielle Allen both finishing in the top ten. The team finished fourth overall with 41 total points. Next up was the men’s race. Louis McAfee didn’t start with Joe Burgess coming in 58th place and Ryan Geard finishing in 66th. The team didn’t place due to only having two runners.

Men’s 10.7km Race

58 9 Joe Burgess 1996 38:34
66 10 Ryan Geard 1992 41:01
11 Louis McAfee 1996 DNS


Women’s 6.2km Race

5 9 Laura Donegan 1993 22:12
7 8 Danielle Allen 1994 22:26
9 12 Coreen Van Der Klooster 1989 23:50
33 10 Kate Fitzsimons 1993 24:02
37 11 Elese Gallen 1994 24:20

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Lachlan Rayner
Lachlan is the Founder of Athletics Exclusive. His athletic background is basically made up of distance running, who competes in a range of events, varying from the 400m up to 3000m.

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