Sunday, June 13, 2010

Adrian Blincoe Named to New Zealand Commonwealth Games Team

New Zealand national record holder at 5000 meters (13:10.19) and a 2008 Olympian, Adrian Blincoe has been named to the 2010 Kiwi Commonwealth Games team. Blincoe was an NCAA champion at 3000 meters and anchored two NCAA DMR champion teams while at Villanova, where he was a 7-time All-American. He currently serves as an assistant coach under Marcus O'Sullivan. Here is the New Zealand team that will compete at the Games in Delhi, India.

The team named today is:

Valerie Vili Shot Put (Auckland)
Nick Willis 1500m (Ann Arbor, MI, USA)
Adrian Blincoe 5000m (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Brent Newdick Decathlon (Auckland)
Nikki Hamblin 800m/1500m (Cambridge)
Andrea Miller 100mH (Gold Coast, Australia)
Beatrice Faumuina Discus (Auckland)
Elizabeth Lamb High Jump (Auckland)
Monique Williams 200m (Tokoroa)
Rebecca Wardell Heptathlon (Christchurch)
Stuart Farquhar Javelin (Hamilton)
Jessica Hamill F34 shotput (Invercargill)

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