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ATHLETICS: Jared Tallent (Vic) and Tanya Holliday (SA) have ensured their automatic selection to the Australian Flame for the 2013 IAAF World Championships after dominant performances to win at the Australian & Oceania 20km Race Walking 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: The Australian athletics team has delivered three medals in the London 2012 campaign, with super Sally Pearson breaking the Olympic record to win 100m hurdles gold, Mitchell Watt leaping to silver in the long jump and Jared Tallent walking his way to 50km silver on The Mall.
ATHLETICS: Jared Tallent's London dream hinges on gold in his pet event, the 50km walk, but the dual Olympic medallist considers a podium finish in the 20km a good "warm-up".
Australian Flame Jared Tallent (Vic) has this evening clocked a season best 3:40:32 to win the bronze medal in the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.
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.