Williamsz Threepeat

VIS distance runner Jordan Williamsz is back on the winners list after he crossed the line first in the men’s mile at the 2019 Great Northern City Games in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.

Williamsz pipped fellow Australian Ryan Gregson to win by a whisker, both recording times of 4.10.95. Sweden’s Suldan Hassan was third in 4.11.68.

The VIS scholarship holder took the victory for the third consecutive year - “Third time’s a charm” he said on his official Instagram page (@jordywilliamsz) after the race.

In other VIS news:

Brussels Diamond League (Final)

Brooke Stratton | W LJ | 7th, 6.53m

2019 IWC ZAGREB

Peter Bol | M 800m | 9th (H1), 1:47.29

Linden Hall | W 1500m | 4th, 4:09.68

Australian Winter Race Walking Championships

Rhydian Cowley | M 20km | 1st, 1:26.30

Kyle Swan | M 20km | 2nd, 1:31.43

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