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Australian high jumper Brandon Starc has led the charge for Team Asia-Pacific at the two day event - the Continental Cup (the world cup of athletics) in Ostrava, Czech Republic over the weekend.
The Birmingham Diamond League has been the centre of personal bests and broken records for several Australian athletics stars qualifying for the Diamond League finals.
It certainly has been a momentous weekend of international performances by our athletes at three competitions in Monaco, London and Heusden in Belgium.
Two-time Olympian Henry Frayne (Qld) and Rio Olympian Peter Bol (Vic) have recorded London IAAF World Championships qualifying standards in a big weekend for Australian athletics abroad
Henry Frayne recorded his best ever finish in an Olympic final, but it was disappointment for Fabrice Lapierre in the men’s long jump final at the Rio Olympic Stadium on Saturday night.
Australia will have a double shot at a first Olympic men’s long jump gold medal after Henry Frayne and Fabrice Lapierre both qualified for tomorrow night’s final at the Olympic Stadium in Rio.
New faces and seasoned track and field performers have been selected on to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team today for the Rio Games.