AMA Awards

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MAWA athletes had an outstanding year in 2022 and achieved multiple World records, Australian records and World Championship Gold Medals.

The Sub-Committee found it extremely difficult to select our nominations for AMA awards, but in the end picked the following:


Maureen Keshwar. Maureen broke the Australian 60m record and won World Championship gold in the 100m. She was world ranked No 1 in both 60m and 100m.

Middle Distance: We are making two nominations.

David Carr. David achieved World records in the 1500m, 1 mile, 3000m and 2000m steeplechase.

Sharon Davis. World Champion at 800m and 1500m

Distance: We are making two nominations.

David Carr. World records at 5000m and 10000m

Astrid Roberts. Stunning sub 2:50 London marathon to gain a State record.


Andrew Duncan. WA Open State Champion at 10k and age grades in the mid 80’s.


Melissa Foster. Two silvers at the World Championships and two golds at the National Championships plus an Australian Triple Jump record.


Todd Davey. Australian records for the discus and shot put.


Paul Jeffery. Only 5 points short of a World record in his State Champs pentathlon

Best Female:

Sue Coate. Multi-talented Sue broke State records 14 times in multis, hurdles and jumps.

Best Male and Best Performance:

David Carr. 6 World Records


Barbara Blurton. Very successfully carrying out the challenging AMA role of Registrar and International Entries Co-ordinator

Let’s congratulate our great 2022 athletes.