Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Teen Gives Best Shot; Maryborough Athletics Champion Back in Training

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Teen Gives Best Shot; Maryborough Athletics Champion Back in Training

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Byline: Matthew McInerney frasercoastchronicle.com.au

HE MAY be only 16 but Anthony Clark has the athletics world at his feet.

The Maryborough athlete is training up to 11 times a week, intent on continuing the form that made him an under-18 Oceania Area Athletics champion.

The journey to his shot put and discus medals, gold and silver respectively, actually started on the track.

A young runner, be made the transition to the field about three years ago.

Clark joined Maryborough Amateur Athletic Club soon after, what he said was an easy decision.

"It was just that when I was in Year 9, I was the best in class so I stuck to it," Clark said. "I signed up to athletics later season and I just loved it from then."

He won the state title and performed well enough at nationals to qualify for a place on the Australian team. …

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