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Athletes responded to the perfect conditions at the Jandakot Airport Track Classic with world championships qualifiers, an Australian record and numerous personal bests.
Luke Mathews (Vic) has won his heat of the men’s 1500m to advance to the semi-final at London 2017, where he will be joined on the entry lists by his teammate Jordan Wiliamsz (Vic).
With the pacing help of training partner and best mate Ryan Gregson (Vic), Luke Mathews (Vic) ran a world championships qualifier in the 1500m on the weekend.
Team Australia has finished an outstanding third overall at the IAAF World Relays, with top-five finishes by the women’s 4x400m relay, the men’s 4x800m relay and mixed 4x400m relay closing out an amazing two-day campaign for the green and gold in Nassau (BAH).
It has been an amazing two years for Anneliese Rubie (NSW) and her relay teammates, and it will be that experience that inspires her when she takes to the start line at the latest instalment of the IAAF World Relays in Nassau (BAH) this weekend.
After months of excitement and anticipation, Nitro Athletics burst into life on Saturday at Lakeside Stadium in Melbourne, to the delight of fans and athletes alike.
An Australian team full of young guns and rising stars are relishing the opportunity to take on Usain Bolt and his international band of super stars at the inaugural Nitro Athletics Melbourne.
ATHLETICS: Eloise Wellings has recorded the best ever Olympic result by an Australian in the women’s 10,000m final, smashing her personal best in a race that saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smash a 23-year-old world record.
Less than two months out from the Olympics, Sally Pearson has recorded two runs outside the 13-second barrier in a week on return from her serious wrist injury.
Australia’s middle distance stars Jenny Blundell, Ryan Gregson and Luke Mathews have all produced Rio qualifying times for the 1500m.