North Beach Blues sprinter Chad Perris has finished 4th in the AWD Men’s 100m sprint at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday Night.
Chad (featured below, third from the left in Blue) was invited to compete in Australia’s largest International Athletics meeting. The event is the first of the International Amateur Athletics Federation World Challenge series for the year.
He has already achieved a B qualifying standard of 11.27sec for the World Paralympic Athletics Championship in Lyon later this year. His performance in Melbourne clocked 11.48sec into a (-0.6) headwind on the night.
Chad will travel to Sydney on Wednesday to prepare and compete in the 91st Australian Athletics Championships.