Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics

Last updated

Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics is oldest sporting club in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, founded in 1900. [1] [2] Run by volunteers, it caters for athletes and cross country runners of all abilities.

Notable athletes who developed at Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics include Jai Taurima, [3] Bronwyn Thompson, [4] Denise Boyd [5] and Gerrard Gosens.

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">1904 Summer Olympics</span> Multi-sport event in Saint Louis, Missouri, US

The 1904 Summer Olympics were an international multi-sport event held in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, from 29 August to 3 September 1904, as part of an extended sports program lasting from 1 July to 23 November 1904, located at what is now known as Francis Field on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. This was the first time that the Olympic Games were held outside Europe.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Emily Hughes</span> American figure skater

Emily Anne Hughes is an American former figure skater. She is the 2007 Four Continents silver medalist and 2007 U.S. national silver medalist. She competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics, finishing 7th.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Bellbowrie, Queensland</span> Suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Bellbowrie is a suburb in the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census Bellbowrie had a population of 5,462 people.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">U.S. Figure Skating Championships</span> Recurring figure skating competition

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is a figure skating competition held annually to crown the national champions of the United States. The competition is sanctioned by U.S. Figure Skating. In the U.S. skating community, the event is often referred to informally as "Nationals". Medals are currently awarded in four disciplines: men's (boys') singles, ladies' (girls') singles, pair skating, and ice dancing in four colors: gold (first), silver (second), bronze (third), and pewter (fourth) on two levels, senior and junior. Medals were previously given at the novice, intermediate, and juvenile levels. The event is also used to determine the U.S. teams for the World Championships, World Junior Championships, Four Continents Championships, and Winter Olympics, however, U.S. Figure Skating reserves the right to consider other results.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Morgan Matthews (figure skater)</span> American ice dancer

Morgan Matthews is an American former competitive ice dancer. With Maxim Zavozin, she is the 2006 Four Continents silver medalist and 2005 World Junior champion.

Phoebe Di Tommaso is an Australian former competitive figure skater who won the senior national title in the 2010–11 season. She made her senior international debut at the 2007 Four Continents Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado; she qualified for the free skate and finished 21st overall.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Golden Spin of Zagreb</span> Recurring figure skating competition

The Golden Spin of Zagreb is an annual senior-level figure skating competition, held yearly in Zagreb, Croatia. It became part of the ISU Challenger Series in the 2014–15 season. Medals are awarded in the disciplines of men's singles, ladies' singles, pair skating, and ice dancing, although, in some years, not every discipline is included. The equivalent for junior-level skaters is the Golden Bear of Zagreb.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Newtown Park</span>

Newtown Park is a multi-purpose stadium in Wellington, New Zealand, owned and managed by Wellington City Council. It is currently used mostly for football (soccer) matches in winter, and athletic events in summer. Newtown Park is the primary athletics stadium for the Wellington region.

Wynnum was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland from 1923 to 1986.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Liam Firus</span> Canadian figure skater (born 1992)

Liam Firus is a Canadian businessman and partner at Rockbank Capital Corp. Liam formerly competed as a figure skater, representing Canada at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

The South American Under-23 Championships in Athletics is an under-23 athletics competition held between the member associations of the South American Athletics Confederation (ConSudAtle). Rules and regulations are displayed on the ConSudAtle webpage. In 2006 and 2010, the championships were held as part of the athletics section of South American Games (ODESUR).

The South American U18 Championships in Athletics is a biennial athletics event organized by "Confederación Sudamericana de Atletismo" (CONSUDATLE), the South American area association of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF). Starting in 1973, the competition was open for athletes under-17 in the early years. Since 2000 the international age group definition has applied. Up until the 2016 edition the competition was known as the South American Youth Championships in Athletics. The tournament is open for athletes from CONSUDATLE member federations. Athletes from IAAF members of other geographical areas may be invited. However, they are not considered in the classification.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">2015 European Games</span> Sport competition

The 2015 European Games, also known as Baku 2015 or Baku 2015 European Games, were the inaugural edition of the European Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes representing the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the European Olympic Committees. It took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12 to 28 June 2015, and featured almost 6,000 athletes from 50 countries competing in 30 sports, including 15 summer Olympic and 2 non-Olympic sports.

Harry George Lennon is an English former professional footballer who played as a defender.

Athletics has featured as a sport at the European Youth Summer Olympic Festival since its first edition in 1991. It has appeared on the programme at every subsequent edition of the biennial multi-sport event for European athletes under the age of 18. This age group corresponds with the youth category of athletics competition. However, during the games 2013, 2015 and 2017, the age group was changed to only include athletes under the age of 17. From the Baku games in 2019, the under-18 is again the age standard. That is, athletes must be either at the age of 16 or 17 of the year of the festival.

Thomas Warren Muecke, Jr. was an American football quarterback who played seven seasons in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Edmonton Eskimos and Shreveport Pirates. He played college football at Baylor University and attended Angleton High School in Angleton, Texas. He was also a member of the Houston Oilers and Calgary Stampeders.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Elaine Thompson-Herah</span> Jamaican sprinter (born 1992)

Elaine Sandra-Lee Thompson-Herah OD is a Jamaican sprinter who competes in the 60 metres, 100 metres and 200 metres. Regarded as one of the greatest sprinters of all time, she is a five-time Olympic champion, the fastest woman alive in the 100 m, and the second fastest alive in the 200 m.

The first tier of intercollegiate sports in the United States includes sports that are sanctioned by one of the collegiate sport governing bodies. The major sanctioning organization is the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Before mid-1981, women's top-tier intercollegiate sports were solely governed by the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW). The second tier consists of competition between student clubs from different colleges, not organized by and therefore not formally representing the institutions or their faculties. This tier is also considered to be "intercollegiate" sports. College sports originated as student activities.


  1. "Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics, Brisbane athletics and cross country running club". Archived from the original on 17 June 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. "History of Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics - In the Beginning". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. "Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics Member Listing 1980s". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. "Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics Member Listing 1990s". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. "Thompson Estate and Eastern Suburbs Athletics Member Listing 1970s". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)

Further reading