AMA National Championships Awards

AMA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS 

Trophies presented annually for outstanding performances at the Australian National Championships. 

Brian Foley Award    –     Winners Brian Foley Award to 2020   

The Brian Foley trophy is for the best age graded 800m or 1500m performance at the AMA Championships was introduced in 2008 to mark the outstanding contribution to Masters Athletics by Brian Foley,  former AMA Secretary, who died suddenly in 2006 aged 61.

Royce Foley Award   –     Winners Royce Foley Award 2020    

Royce Foley developed the concept of the Weight Pentathlon, which is now one of the most popular  events in masters athletics internationally. The award is presented to the highest scoring male and female Throws Pentathlete. An athlete may win this award only once in the same age group.

Sprint Championship  –   Winners Sprint Champion Of Champions 2020

The Sprint Championship is a handicap race between the best age-graded performers in the 100 metres sprint at the Australian Championships. Handicapping is determined according to age-group rather than individual performance on the day.

Throws Championship –    Winners Throws Championships to 2020

This championship is held between the age-group winners of a selected throwing event on a rotation   basis each year at the Australian Championships. Competitors are handicapped according to their  performance in their age-group event, and throw their own implement weight.  

Athletes of the meet  –   AMA Athletes of the meet to 2020