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Jonathon Siira recently participated in the Down Under Championships in Australia. Robert Williams/FOCUS

Siira seventh in discus and shot put at Down Under Games


GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA — 2014 Perham graduate Jonathon Siira placed seventh in both the shot put and discus at the Down Under Games last weekend in Australia as a member of the first place Team USA.


Sirra recorded throws of 11.27m (36.98 feet) in the shot put and 34.72m (112.43 feet) in the discus.

2014 Down Under Championships -July 11-13

Gold Coast City Athletics Track

Men 18-19 Shot Put Under 20

Name Age Team Finals - Flight 1

1 Stubbs, Logan 17 HVB 15.63m

2 Trujillo, Roderick 18 USA 14.28m

3 Bennett, Jesse 18 USA 13.55m

4 Rimarski, David 18 USA 12.97m

5 Wenzel, Jacob 19 USA 12.19m

6 Bergsma, Tyler 18 USA 11.92m

7 Siira, Jonathon 18 USA 11.27m 8 Swank, Sterling 18 USA 11.27m

9 Grow, Jordan 18 USA 10.54m

Men 18-19 Discus Throw 1.75kg Under 20

Name Age Team Finals - Flight 1

1 Criticos, Michael 19 TES 47.11m

2 Sellers, Jordan 18 USA 38.87m

3 Trujillo, Roderick 18 USA 37.31m

4 Rimarski, David 18 USA 36.71m

5 Kemp, Bradley 18 GCV 35.99m

6 Robbins, Ryan 19 USA 35.38m

7 Siira, Jonathon 18 USA 34.72m 8 Robie, Ian 18 USA 34.20m

9 Swank, Sterling 18 USA 32.14m

10 Bergsma, Tyler 18 USA 32.06m

11 Grow, Jordan 18 USA 30.42m

--- Trung-Anh, Vincent 18 PTOC DNS

Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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