Nathan Deakes - Related News

Deakes walks out an icon

Deakes walks out an icon

1 March 2013

ATHLETICS: Australian race walking icon Nathan Deakes has today announced his immediate retirement from athletics.

Tallent walks into silver

Tallent walks into silver

11 August 2012

ATHLETICS: Australian Jared Tallent has won the silver medal in the men’s 50 kilometre walk in stifling conditions at The Mall in central London.

Athletics team ready for medal haul

Athletics team ready for medal haul

26 June 2012

The Australian Athletics Section at the London Olympic Games is poised to bring home the most medals in decades.

Walkers in form, St Lawrence best Aussie at Zatopek:10

Walkers in form, St Lawrence best Aussie at Zatopek:10

12 December 2011

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.

London build up continues

London build up continues

9 December 2011

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).

Hollingsworth wants five medals

Hollingsworth wants five medals

24 August 2011

Five medals and a top ten team finish is the expectation of the Flame team at the IAAF world championships in Daegu (KOR), according to Athletics Australia High Performance Manager and Australian Team Leader Eric Hollingsworth.

Defending champion Deakes out of world titles

Defending champion Deakes out of world titles

12 June 2009

Reigning world champion Nathan Deakes will not defend his 50km race walk world title in Berlin in August,

Deakes adds longer event to world championship program

Deakes adds longer event to world championship program

31 May 2007

Australia's world record holder Nathan Deakes has added the 50km walk to his program for the world track and field championships in Japan later this year. Deakes, who had already been selected to race the 20km event, has now been picked to contest the 50km walk as well.

AOC increases athlete funding ahead of Beijing Games

AOC increases athlete funding ahead of Beijing Games

8 December 2006

Newly crowned world champion walker Nathan Deakes is in line to collect a funding bonus from the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for his record feat.

What they said…….

What they said…….

8 December 2006

When Australia’s most successful Olympian retires there was plenty to be said.

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