Katie wins Girls Under 18’s Long Jump national medal

Katie Gunn, high jumper

Gosford Senior Athletics Club’s Katie Gunn and Annabelle Rodgers have returned from the Australian All Schools Athletics Championships with medals.

Gunn won bronze in the Girls Under 18’s Long Jump, while Rodgers picked up gold in the Girls Under 18’s Para Shotput and silver in the Para Discus. Member for Robertson, Lucy Wicks, congratulated both junior athletes on their success.

“Such a fantastic achievement for you both. “I’m sure everyone at Gosford Senior Athletics Club is proud of you for all of the hard work and effort you put in to compete at a national level, ” Wicks said. Gunn was a recent recipient of a Robertson Sporting Champions Grant and Wicks said it was great to see what young athletes in her area can achieve with financial support.

“Katie was one of our Sporting Champions Grant recipients for 2019 and indicated she’d use her grant to help with costs associated with competing at the national level. “Katie travelled all the way to Perth for this competition, ” Wicks said. S

ource: Website, Dec 12 Lucy Wicks, MP for Robertson