Etienne Rousseau (Year 11) has been selected by Athletics Australia’s (AA) to represent Australia’s U18 Team in Discus and Shot Put at the 2019 Oceania Area Championships, to be held in Townsville at the end of June.
Etienne’s performances at the Australian Track & Field Championships held in Sydney in the first week in April, earned him the coveted Green and Gold uniform.
Etienne Rousseau who recently turned 16 won the silver medal in the Men’s Discus U18 1.5kg with a distance of 56.74 meters placing him second in the Australian rankings and 11th in the IAAF rankings. He added another silver medal to his collection in the U18 Men’s Shot Put with a PB of 17.92 meters with the 5kg. This throw also placed him second in Australia and 17th in the IAAF rankings.
Etienne also competed in the U20 Men’s Discus and managed a 5 meter PB finishing in 6th with the 1.75kg discus.He got fourth place with a throw of 15.53 meters with the 6kg in the Men’s U20 Shot Put.
We wish Etienne all the best.