Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Tynan's Super Save

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Tynan's Super Save

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Byline: Daniel McKenzie daniel.mckenzie@tweed dailynews.com.au

ALREADY a star sprinter, a former Pacific Coast Christian School athlete has added acrobatics to his impressive skill-set.

At the Australian Little Athletics Championships in Sydney last weekend, it was the under-13s 100m final where Tynan Neveceral's impressive save from a near disastrous fall really set things alight.

"I was about to fall and all I could think about was hurting my shoulder, so I decided to use my acrobatic skills and did a roll and got up," Neveceral said.

"I surprised myself that my acrobatic skills were so good!"

Now part of Palm Beach High School's Sports Excellence program, Neveceral went on to win gold in the 100m in a time of 11.72 seconds, to go with another gold in the 200m sprint (23.84).

Neveceral's spectacular form continued with a silver medal in the long jump after he fell just 2cm short of a third gold, and his carnival ended in style with a bronze medal in Queensland's 4x100 relay team. …

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