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.
With our Aussie athletes dominating at World Championships across the globe and our winter athletes ramping up preparations for PyeongChang 2018, here are 10 exciting things we learnt this month
There are plenty of logical reasons why Sally Pearson shouldn't be shouldering huge expectations at the World Athletics Championships.
Team Australia at the 2017 IAAF World Championships is bigger than it has ever been, with 14 additional athletes extended invitations to compete at London 2017 via the IAAF Roll-Down Process in recent days.
Forty-eight of Australia’s best will don the green and gold to compete at the London 2017 IAAF World Championships, commencing 4 August 2017.
Sally Pearson has made a triumphant return to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, clocking 12.48 (w: +0.2) to place a narrow second behind world record holder Kendra Harrison (USA, 12.35) at the IAAF Diamond League in London (GBR).