Eliza McCartney wins Halberg Emerging Talent Award

22 February 2016
Eliza McCartney pole vaulting
Halberg Emerging Talent award winner, pole vaulter, Eliza McCartney in action.

Congratulations to champion pole vaulter, science student Eliza McCartney on her Emerging Talent award at last week’s Halberg Awards. 

Eliza won the World Junior Pole Vault record in December and holds all the age group and senior New Zealand records for women’s pole vault.

Her latest jumps qualify her for the Rio 2016 Olympics where she has her sights set on placing in the top eight this year and becoming the first New Zealand pole vaulter to get a medal in future Olympic Games.

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