Little Athletics: Four from Bayswater club return with eight medals from Malaysia

Brendan Rocchi, Anneka West, Tanika Lockley and Matthew Rocchi blazed the track at an international Little Athletics meet in Malaysia to return with eight medals.
Brendan Rocchi, Anneka West, Tanika Lockley and Matthew Rocchi blazed the track at an international Little Athletics meet in Malaysia to return with eight medals.

FOUR promising athletes from Bayswater Little Athletics Club (LAC) brought home eight medals from an international competition in Malaysia last month.

Bayswater LAC’s Brendan and Matthew Rocchi, Tanika Lockley and Anneka West represented WA at the 25th MSSM-LAWA-SSSC U14 and U15 international athletic competition in Pahang, Malaysia.

The quartet joined 44 other athletes from WA to compete against teams from Malaysia and Singapore and won one gold, five silver and two bronze medals in high jump, long jump, javelin and discus.

Lockley was named the under-15s female athlete of the meet.

Registrations for the next little athletics season opens on September 2.

For more information, visit bayswaterlittlethletics.com.