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Steward's Report - Bendigo 12 and 13/03/2016

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Victorian Athletic League

Chief Steward’s Report

Bendigo 12 and 13/3/2016

Weather: Warm

Track: Grass

Track allowance: 400m - 0.5 seconds and 70m – 0.1 seconds

Straight: 120m

Circular: 368m

Change Rooms/Toilets:

Female Rooms, Toilets

Male Rooms, Toilets

Commentator: Tom Savage

Starters: Rob McIntosh, Graeme Humphrey, Bill Sutton

Wind Gauge: Sue Dunbar

Assistant stewards: Wally Meecham

Handicappers: Graeme Goldsworthy, Darryl Nettleton, Neale Gunning

Video Operator: AJ MacDonald

Recording and Finishing Camera: Nila Blennerhasset

Judges: Bendigo

Timekeepers: Bendigo

General Comments:

1.      Coach Shane McKenzie was queried after the performance of Jessica Payne in her heat of the Black Pearl 400m. Shane was advised that instructions given to his athletes must enable the athletes to finish in the best possible position.

2.      Matthew Harvey sustained an injury in his heat of the 70m.

3.      Chris Brown failed to complete his heat of the 800m.

4.      Alex Coop was advised to take more care in his races after causing interference in his heat of the 400m Restricted.

5.      Sven Richter was queried after the 1600m Open, his explanation was accepted.

6.      Leigh Phelan was permitted to scratch from the semi-final of the 120m Gift.

7.      Dion Paull was permitted to scratch from the semi-final of the 400m Black Opal.