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Captain & Athlete of the Meet (National Schools Champs, Hobart 2002)
U/20 Pole Vault Champion (2001, 2002)
Decathlete Peter John Winter first represented Australia at the World Junior Championships in 1990. He further represented at the World Student Games in 1993. He was a Commonwealth Games silver medallist in 1994 in Victoria, Canada and first broke the Australian Record with 8074 points at that competition. He broke this record again whilst qualifying for the 1996 Summer Olympics with 8084 points after taking a year off due to an operation for a knee problem. He then competed at the 1996 Olympics in the decathlon, only to record 3 no jumps in the long jump. He was coached by highly credentialed former Ukrainian coach Efim Shuravetsky before self coaching from 1994-1996. He now has a mentoree relationship with Efim.
selected to compete at the Games after winning the Olympic trials in
August with a best clearance of 1.85 metres. Inverarity’s international
career began with victory in the World Student Games in 1991. The same
year she made her first senior World Championships team, making the
final and finishing 11th in Tokyo.
first success on the international scene was in 1990 with a silver medal
at the World Junior Championships. In 1992 the 19-year-old Forsyth won
an Olympic bronze medal, equaling his personal best at that time of
2.34m. He went on to win another World Junior Championships silver
DOREEN pole vaulter Paris McCathrion has proven she is a natural athlete who can excel at any sport she tries. The 15-year-old won gold at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships in Sydney recently, clearing 3.9m. Paris has now qualified for the July IAAF World Youth Athletics Championships in Lille, France and is ranked Australia’s No.3 junior female pole vaulter. The Ivanhoe Grammar student also knocked Australian junior pole vault champion Liz Parnov from top spot to take out the competition. Paris said she was proud of her performance at the junior championships.
of Paris McCathrion
Finally the list of the following athletes puts into perspective the brilliance of Efim when it comes to coaching, having been involved in either the identification and/or nurturing and development of each athlete to elite status.
Avilov (Ukraine) – 1972 Olympic Gold, Decathlon World Record holder