13yo North Beach athlete Adriaan Pelser has won the 2013 Be Active Mullewa Gift on Saturday. He becomes the youngest winner in Mullewa Gift history.

120m Gift final

Starting from the mark of 25m Pelser had overtaken second place getter Sophie Watts (26.5m) and held on from fast finishing Australian representatives Ben Offereins (3rd) and Chad Perris (4th). He won by the short margin of 0.05sec.

It was Pelser’s first ever professional victory after entering every pro race last season. The Blues had 4/8 finalists in the Gift with Chad Perris 4th, Mathew Short 6th and Brittanny Brymer 7th.


120m Be Active Mullewa Gift Final 4.00PM
Colour Name Mark Place Time
Red Ben Offereins 6.25 3 12.731
White Mathew Short 7 6 12.851
Blue Chad Perris 11.75 4 12.743
Yellow Adriaan  Pelser 25 1 12.633
Green Jade Knott 25.5 8 13.058
Pink Brittanny Brymer 26.5 7 12.863
Black Sophie Watts 26.5 2 12.687
Grey Kiara Reddingius 27 5 12.813

120m Novice podium 2013

Earlier in the day the BLUES had another victory with 15yo Rhys Davies (above white) winning the Mullewa 120m Novice Gift ahead of team mate Taylor Watson (pink).

Once again after supporting the WCAL and entering almost all of the professional races last season, Rhys has come away with his first ever pro victory!

North Beach had 4/6 finalists in the Novice race with Jarrod de Rosario finishing 4th and Brittanny Brymer placing 5th.

More results to follow…

Novice 120m Final 3.28PM
Colour Name Mark Place Time
Red Jarrod De Rosario 17.5 4 12.758
White Rhys  Davies 25 1 12.454
Blue Jade Knott 26.5 3 12.702
Yellow Brittanny  Brymer 27.5 5 12.779
Green Ellie Nagle 29 6 13.355
Pink Taylor Watson 29.25 2 12.675