Three Australian men competed in the A final of the JWOC Middle Distance today. Brodie Nankervis doing the best of the three to achieve his third top 20 position with a very good performance to finish in 16th place after being in 6th place at the first radio control. This result means that Brodie has achieved a top 20 place in all the individual events at JWOC- sprint, long and middle. The first time since the sprint was introduced into the JWOC program in 2006 that an Australian has achieved this. Oscar McNulty finished in 32nd place (+8:59) and Oliver Poland in 34th place (+9:20). In the B final Henry McNulty finished in 21st place, Matt Doyle in 32nd place and Ashley Nankervis in 51st place.
All the women competed in the B final with the best performances coming from Michele Dawson in 12th place, Anna Dowling in 17th place. The other results were Nicola Blatchford 22nd, Lanita Steer 23rd, Olivia Sprod 45th and Asha Steer 50th.
Tomorrow sees the final event of this JWOC carnival with the relay for men and women. The men will be represented by two teams: Oscar McNulty, Oliver Poland, Brodie Nankervis and Henry McNulty, Ashley Nankervis, Matt Doyle.
The womens teams are: Lanita Steer, Anna Dowling, Michele Dawson and Asha Steer, Nicola Blatchford, Olivia Sprod.
The JWOC blog has been updated with some reports from the middle qualification and middle final
Full results are available from
Good luck to all four teams in the relay tomorrow.
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