Seto, VanAken, Hansen Compete At USA Masters Throws Championships

8/11/2014
 
The 2014 USA Masters Throws Championships were held August 2-3 on the campus of College of the Holy Cross in Worechester, Mass.  The championships included the Throws Pentathlon, Ultra Weight Pentathlon, and Superweight Throw championships; each separate championship events.
 
The Throws Pentathlon included 5 throwing events (Shot Put. Discus Throw, Javelin Throw, Hammer Throw, and Weight Throw).  The Ultra Weight Pentathlon included throwing 5 different "ultra" implements (men in the 50-54 and 55-59 division threw the following implement weights:  25 lbs, 56 lbs., 98 lbs., 200 lbs., and  300lbs).  The Superweight Throw was a single implement event (56 lbs. for men in the 50-54 an 55-59 divisions).
 
Three New York members competed; John Seto (Men 50-54) of Pleasant Valley, N.Y., Peter VanAken (Men 55-59) of Poughkeepsie, N.Y, and Dennis Hansen (Men 60-64) of Staten Island, N.Y.
 
Their results are available below with full championship results available on the USATF website.
 
Throws Pentathlon Championship
Men 55-59
7. Peter VanAken (Poughkeepsie, N.Y)  2842 points
 
Men 60-64
7. Dennis Hansen (Staten Island, N.Y.)   2598 points
 
Ultra Weight Pentathlon Championship
Men 50-54
5. John Seto   (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.) 2767 points
 
Men 55-59
5. Peter VanAken (Poughkeepsie, N.Y) 1882 points
 
Men 60-64
7. Dennis Hansen (Staten Island, N.Y.) 2607 points
 
Super Weight Throw Championship
Men 50-54
5. John Seto (Pleasant Valley, N.Y.)  6.18m
 
Men 55-59
6. Peter VanAken (Poughkeepsie, N.Y)  4.57m
 
Men 60-64
7. Dennis Hansen (Staten Island, N.Y.)  6.47m