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Not since 2006 has Australia held such a strong position in world athletics, with 11 Australian athletes holding global top-10 positions in their chosen events.
A top five position on the Olympic medals table remains a realistic goal for Australia despite falling “well short” of ambitions in Rio, chef de mission Kitty Chiller has declared.
The Australian walkers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will have a distinct family feel with Rachel Tallent confirmed to make her Olympic debut alongside older brother, and coach, Jared Tallent.
A number of breakout performances at the 2015 World Athletics Championships has ensured Australia can build towards the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with plenty of optimism.
Athletics Australia Selectors have confirmed that Beijing will welcome an Australian team of at least 42 athletes for the IAAF World Championships.
ATHLETICS: Rio hopeful Dane Bird-Smith has won gold in the men’s 20km walk at the World Uni Games, Naa Anang won long jump bronze and at the IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne London Olympian Lauren Wells won bronze.