Brooke Stratton (Vic) has delivered Australia’s best ever female result in the women’s long jump final on day eight of the 2017 IAAF World Championships, as Sally Pearson (Qld) sent a commanding message to her rivals by advancing to the 100m hurdles final as fastest.
Luke Mathews (Vic) has won his heat of the men’s 1500m to advance to the semi-final at London 2017, where he will be joined on the entry lists by his teammate Jordan Wiliamsz (Vic).
Kurtis Marschall (SA) is now among the best vaulters in the world after placing 7th in the men’s pole vault final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR).
The sun is shining in London (GBR) once more, with Jessica Trengove (SA) crossing a stunning ninth place in the women’s marathon on day three of the 2017 IAAF World Championships.
The men’s long jump final awaits Fabrice Lapierre (NSW) after he soared 7.91m (w: +0.6) to progress to the medal round on day one at the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London (GBR).
It was at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park last month that Kelsey-Lee Roberts (ACT) threw a mark of 64.38m in the women’s javelin to improve her personal best for a second time this year.
Dani Stevens was the youngest female athlete to win a throwing world title when she came from the clouds to claim a shock discus gold as a raw 21-year-old back in 2009.