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2017 STAWELL GIFT CHAMPION KNOWS HIS PLACE IN HISTORY

“It’s absolutely awesome and a privilege to be a Stawell Gift Champion,” enthuses 2017 Men’s Gift winner Matt Rizzo who now has his sights set on representing Australia. Matt has put a strong focus on track and field since the last Powercor Stawell Gift (held in 2019) with highlights including

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EJ SWAPS GRASS FOR SAND

Following Elizabeth (EJ) Forsyth’s life changing win at Stawell in 2018 she has continued on her path to success in Australian and international beach running. The Women’s Gift champion went on to win the Open Beach Sprint and Flag double at the Australian Lifesaving Championships and then represented Australia at

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Bree masters the track after her first Stawell Gift

Already a world champion beach sprinter, Gold Coaster Bree Masters attributes her trip to Stawell in 2019 – and her third placing in the Women’s Gift final – as the springboard to her current success on the track. Bree, a member of the Australian 4 x 100m relay squad, won

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Record breaking Ebony goes from strength to strength

Fresh from a Victorian record for the fastest 100 yards, Powercor Stawell Gift finalist Ebony Lane says she is the healthiest physically and mentally she has ever been. Ebony’s first trip to Stawell was five years ago in 2016 when she began to understand the joys of competing at an

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Dhruv Returns to Stawell for 2021

Stawell Gift Men’s champion Dhruv Rodrigues Chico plans to return to defend his title this Easter but the trophy holder believes that back to back wins will be a tough ask. The feat has only been achieved once before by Bill Howard in 1966/67. Stawell Gift Hall of Famer Josh

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