Ben St Lawrence
ATHLETICS: Ben St Lawrence has produced a magnificent victory in the men’s 10,000m at the Payton Jordan Invitational to ensure his selection for the IAAF World Championships.
ATHLETICS: Lara Tamsett (NSW) and Ben St Lawrence (NSW) were crowned Australian women’s and men’s 10,000m champions at the ZATOPEK:10 at Lakeside Stadium.
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.
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.
The Australian Athletics Section at the London Olympic Games is poised to bring home the most medals in decades.
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.
Six athletes clocked Athletics Australia qualifying times for the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday morning, as race walkers from across the country descended on Melbourne for the Australian 50km Race Walking Championships.
The build up to the 2012 London Olympic Games steps up this weekend as Athletics Australia prepares to host its first three nomination trials in Melbourne (VIC).
Australian distance running star Ben St Lawrence has pictured the scene in his mind on countless occasions.