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ATHLETICS: The Australian men’s 4x400 metre relay team have crossed the line in sixth, been elevated to fourth following two disqualifications and just missed the final by one spot or 0.31 seconds in a drama filled two heats at the Olympic Stadium.
ATHLETICS: A confident Steve Solomon says he will use the break-out success of his individual Olympic campaign to drive forward Australia's underdog 4x400m relay team.
ATHLETICS: Mitchell Watt has won the long jump silver medal with a jump below his best on the second night of action at the London Olympics under clear skies and with a boisterous 80,000 fans that made for an electric atmosphere.
ATHLETICS: A mixed first session for Australia’s track and field contingent at the London Olympic Games with two of the four athletes progressing out of the heats on Day 7.
ATHLETICS: Australian long jumper Mitchell Watt was gutted with his silver medal at last year's world championships. Gutted not so much with his failure to win, but with the heel injury that prevented him from getting anywhere near his best after dominating the rest of the 2011 season.
The men’s 4x400m relay team has moved one step closer to confirming a lane in London after clocking 3:01.58 for second at the Colorful Daegu Meet in Daegu (KOR) overnight.
Following the Melbourne Track Classic & Olympic Trials, Athletics Australia has identified a further 17 athletes for nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee in June subject to them meeting ongoing form and fitness requirements.
Resurgent Craig Mottram provided the perfect denouement to the Australian Olympic track and field trials, booking his place on a fourth successive Games team.