Dani Stevens (NSW, nee Samuels) is brimming with confidence after a 66.47m throw to place second in the women’s discus throw at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN) overnight.
Five Australians will be competing in Shanghai for the second round of the IAAF Diamond League this weekend, including in-form Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) who won the long jump competition last year.
Ryan Gregson (Vic) and Patrick Tiernan (Qld) are London 2017 bound after ensuring their automatic selection in the men’s 1500m and men’s 10,000m respectively on a big day for Australian athletics across the globe.
Australian duo Ryan Gregson (Vic) and Genevieve LaCaze (Vic) will be on the search for qualifying times for the upcoming IAAF London World Championships in the season opener of the Diamond League in Doha this Friday.
The 2017 London Marathon produced a scorching women's race with Kenya's Mary Keitany winning in 2:17:01 to set a new women only world record ahead of track legend Tirunesh Dibaba.
Team Australia has finished an outstanding third overall at the IAAF World Relays, with top-five finishes by the women’s 4x400m relay, the men’s 4x800m relay and mixed 4x400m relay closing out an amazing two-day campaign for the green and gold in Nassau (BAH).