Andres started Little Athletics in the U6 age group in 2014, joining Northern Suburbs Little Athletics Centre (NSLAC) in Sydney.
Andres qualified for the Little Athletics State Championships in U9 in 2018 and U12 in 2020 (event cancelled due to COVID-19). In 2021, Andres competed at the Little Athletics State Championships in the U13 age group and won three medals.
- Gold medal: U13 Boys 80m hurdles 76cm
- Silver medal: U13 Boys 200m hurdles 68cm
- Bronze medal: U13 Boys 100m sprint
- 5th place: U13 Boys 200m sprint
He was selected in the U13 NSW State Team to compete at the 2021 Australian Little Athletics Championships in Melbourne in April 2021 – but unfortunately the event was cancelled due to COVID-19.
Andres was awarded NSLAC club champion for the 2020-21 season.
In January 2021, Andres began competing in Athletics NSW events – initially with the goal of helping him with his preparation for Little Athletics State Championships. He joined the UTS Norths athletics club in Sydney.
When his first two runs in the 100m and 200m at the Hunter Track Challenge in Newcastle produced national qualifying times, he also decided to compete at the 2021 Athletics NSW Junior State Championships, winning the U14 90m hurdles (76.2cm), taking the bronze medal in the U14 100m sprint and being selected for the NSW U14 4x100m relay team.
- Gold medal: Men U14 90m hurdles 76.2cm
- Bronze medal: Men U14 100m sprint
- Selected: NSW Men U14 4x100m relay team
In April 2021, Andres competed in his first national competition – the 2021 Australian Track & Field Championships at Sydney Olympic Park where he represented New South Wales.
- Gold medal: U14 4x100m relay
- Bronze medal: U14 90m hurdles (76.2cm)
- 8th place: U14 100m sprint
- 9th place: U14 200m sprint
Andres is coached by Andy Burton.
About this site
This website aims to document Andres’s athletics career – the primary goal is to have a single point to collate all of the statistics, photos and videos of Andres competing.
The intended audience is Andres’s family and friends and the site is maintained by his father and self-confessed statistics geek – Simon Hampel.