A huge week of Australian athletics is set to get even bigger, with Olympic champion Sally Pearson one of eight athletes taking to the field of play at the Golden Grand Prix in Japan.
The Trans-Tasman clash at the men’s Hobart International Challenge had the Kookaburras finish atop of the New Zealand Black Sticks 3-0 in their third test match of the challenge.
Simon Huitenga and Chelsea Gubecka have secured a spot on the 2015 FINA World Championship team following the10km open water world cup.
The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.
Teenagers Maddison Keeney and James Connor underlined their quality when they added further Australian titles to their names at the National Diving Championships.