One of the longest-running, continuous sporting events in the history of World Sport.
January 2, 2018
Alex Fair, The advocate
BIG MOMENT: Hobart's Kiani Allen was all smiles after her Burnie Gift win on Monday at West Park. Picture: Cordell Richardson
Kiani Allen sure did enjoy her first trip to the Burnie Carnival after claiming the Burnie Gift on Monday in a breakthrough performance....
Brad Cole. The advocate
History maker: Sam Welsford's third straight Burnie Wheel win was one on many highlights over the carnival series. Picture: Cordell Richardson.
High levels of competition, good crowds and solid participation numbers have left organisers of the 2017-2018 Christmas Carni...
Finish line controversy: 400m saw first across the line Dan Lemoto disqualified for interference. Picture: Cordell Richardson.
There was controversy at the finish of the Men’s 400m Handicap with the first runner across the line, Dan Lemoto being disqualified for interf...
MAGIC MOMENT: Matthew Ramsden crosses the line first in the Tasmanian Mile at the Burnie Carnival on Monday. Picture: Cordell Richardson
In the lead-up to the Burnie Mile, Stewart McSweyn said his training partner Matthew Ramsden would be a “superstar” of the Australia...
Brad Cole The Advocate.
New Zealand speedster Jordan Castle showed his liking for the shorter carnival races at Burnie on Monday, taking out two of the support races.
King of the Castle: New Zealand's Jordan Castle celebrates hard after taking out the 1000m handicap final at the Burnie Carniv...
January 1, 2018
Alex Fair. the Advocate
ON THE RUN: Daniel Reeves (in the pink) on his way to victory in the Burnie Gift on Monday. Picture: Cordell Richardson
Daniel Reeves erased the pain of last year and cemented his transformation from a distance specialist to a sprinter with victory in Monday’s Burnie G...
December 21, 2017
PRIZEMONEY AT 2018 BURNIE GIFT IN EXCESS OF $65,000
Prizemoney at the 2018 Burnie Athletic Club New Year’s Day Carnival is in excess of $65,000!
The amount is a significant achievement for the long-running athletic club and given favourable weather, a great day of compet...
January 2, 2017
Having been conspicuously absent in his last two wheel finals, rising Australia cycling star Sam Welsford hit back with a bang on Sunday to take out his second consecutive Burnie Wheel.
After his win at Latrobe, Welsford was never in the finish at Launceston and missed...
Camron Slessor @camronslessor
Elite athlete Elly Graf held off a strong field to claim honours in the Invitational 120m sprint at Burnie on Sunday.
The sprint specialist finished ahead of Nathan Riali and Samantha Lind to take the win and secure her first victory of the series. In doing so she capt...
STRONG FINISH: Olympian Ryan Gregson stormed home to win the Burnie Open Mile. Picture: Cordell Richardson.
Olympian Ryan Gregson became the first athlete to win the Burnie Open Mile from scratch since 1967 on Sunday.
The 1500m national record holder made his move in t...
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