Safety Bay SHS student selected in WA athletics squad for Australian Athletics Championships


Hannah Taylor.
Hannah Taylor.

SAFETY Bay Senior High School Year 8 student Hannah Taylor has been selected to represent WA in the Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney.

Hannah (13) was chosen after she won the Under-15 Women’s 1kg discus throw at the 2017 Athletics WA State Track and Field Championships at Perry Lakes.

Hannah first started athletics when she was eight.

She trains in discus and shot put twice a week, runs three times a week, competes in State athletics on Friday nights and participates in Little Athletics on Saturdays.

The national championships will be held at the Olympic Park Athletics Centre from March 26 to April 2. Hannah’s family are fundraising for her to compete. Email mel.bil@bigpond.com.