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ATHLETICS: After the sensational win by Sally Pearson and ninth to Benn Harradine – Australia’s best male discus result at the Olympics - the night before, it was then up to athletics captain and defending champion Steve Hooker to lead from the front on Day 12.
The eighth stop of the Samsung Diamond League circuit will see 13 Flame athletes compete in London, exactly two weeks before the Opening Ceremony takes place in the capital city.
ATHLETICS: Mitchell Watt has soared a wind assisted season best of 8.26m (w: +3.7) to win the men’s long jump at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Madrid, Spain.
Tasmania Tristan Thomas has clocked 49.39 for second in Geneva to etch a first Athletics Australia 400m hurdles qualifier for the Olympic Games next to his name.
adidas and the Australian Olympic Committee were today joined by several outstanding athletes including Sally Pearson, Mitchell Watt, Craig Mottram, Jess Schipper, Bronte Campbell, Henry Frayne and Cate Campbell to unveil the lightest and fastest team uniform ever worn by the Australian team.
Alana Boyd finished 9th in the pole vault and Craig Mottram came 11th in the 3000m final on the final day of competition at the IAAF world indoor championships in Istanbul.
Sally Pearson (Qld) progressed through to the 60mH semi finals, while Henry Frayne (Qld) and Craig Mottram (Vic) qualified for the long jump and 3000m finals, respectively, on day one of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul.
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.