New Zealand medal success for Bendigo masters trio

TEAMWORK: Bendigo's Dave Chisholm and Russ Jenkins compete in the medley relay at the Oceania Masters Championships in New Zealand. Picture: CONTRIBUTED
TEAMWORK: Bendigo's Dave Chisholm and Russ Jenkins compete in the medley relay at the Oceania Masters Championships in New Zealand. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

THREE Bendigo athletes have all won gold medals in masters competitions in New Zealand.

Dave Chisholm, Toni Phillips and Russ Jenkins all made the trip to New Zealand and savoured success.

Chisholm competed in both the New Zealand Masters Games and Oceania Masters Championships.

Chisholm’s medals included four gold at the Oceania event in 400m hurdles, triple jump, 4x100m relay and medley relay.

He also claimed four silver medals in the 100m, 200m, 400m and decathlon.

Toni Phillips competes in New Zealand.

Toni Phillips competes in New Zealand.

Chisholm’s Masters Games medal haul featured five gold in the 100m, 200m, 400m, long jump and 110m hurdles, plus three silver medals and one bronze.

Competing in the Masters Games, Phillips won gold in the hammer throw and discus, plus two silver medals.

And Jenkins won gold in the Oceania event in the medley relay and half-marathon in a championship record time.