Angus Clues a national performer for Springwood Little Athletics club

Angus Clues from the Springwood Little Athletics club has proved himself across not one but four events at the Australian Little Athletics Championships in Hobart recently.

Angus Clues threw the javelin 41 metres to win the U13 boys category at the Australian Little Athletics Championships in Hobart recently.

Angus Clues threw the javelin 41 metres to win the U13 boys category at the Australian Little Athletics Championships in Hobart recently.

The 12-year-old, competing in under 13 boys, finished with gold medals in the discus, javelin and 4x100m relay, and a bronze in the the shot put.

In the discus, he threw 60.8 metres, 10 metres ahead of his nearest rival, Victoria's Logan Sandland (50.68m) before repeating the feat in the javelin with a throw of 41.09 metres, again ahead of Logan (38.67m).

More than 280 kids were selected in the U13 and U15 age groups to represent their state or territory at the championships.

Little Athletics CEO Martin Stillman said the championships were an excellent way to conclude a successful summer season for athletics in Australia.

"It's fantastic to see young, talented athletes like Angus represent their state on the national stage - clearly the future of athletics in Australia is very bright," he said.

The championships were sponsored by Coles, whose state general manager Emma Bridges said: "We want to congratulate Angus for an outstanding achievement. To be in the national championships is impressive in itself, let alone win against all his competitors from other states.

"We're passionate about promoting an active and healthy lifestyle from a young age by helping kids to participate in Little Athletics," she said.

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