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Bronze for Tallent

5 May 2014
Jared Tallent of Australia competes during the Men's 50km Race Walk on May 3, 2014 in Taicang, China.

ATHLETICS: The outstanding international career of Jared Tallent (Vic) has continued in Taicang (CHN), with the three-time Olympic medallist winning a strong bronze in the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.

Jared Tallent of Australia wins the 50km Walk bronze medal on Day Five of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 14, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

ATHLETICS: Jared Tallent wants to add to his already impressive tally of major championship medals at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Taicang (CHN) this weekend.

Steve Hooker hugs BK after winning gold in the pole vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Australia’s greatest ever pole vaulter Steve Hooker has called time on his outstanding athletics career.

Morgan Mitchell (centre) runs to victory in the 400m during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships at Olympic Park on April 5, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has today confirmed a talented 45 athletes to the Australian team bound for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO).

Sally Pearson wins the women's 100m hurdles final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.

Steven Solomon wins the 400m final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships at Olympic Park on April 5, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Olympic finalist Steve Solomon asserted his supremacy in the 400m, winning in an impressive time of 45.38 in his first outdoor race of the year in Melbourne on Saturday.

Alana Boyd competes in the Women's Pole Vault during the Queensland Track Classic at Queensland Sports and Aquatic Centre on March 29, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Benn Harradine (Qld), Alana Boyd (Qld) and Sally Pearson (Qld) have entertained their home crowd by achieving Commonwealth Games A-Qualifiers at the Queensland Track Classic.

Sally Pearson crosses the finish line to win the Womens 100m race during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: An enthralled crowd of almost 5,000 people have been entertained at the Sydney Track Classic tonight, with great racing on track shining alongside outstanding Commonwealth Games A-Standard performances in the field.

Athletes cross the finish line while competing in the Womens Under 18's 100m event during the Australian Junior Athletics Championships at Sydney Olympic Park on March 16, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Australia has a new national record from the Australian Junior Athletics Championships, with Gabriella O’Grady, Jessica Thornton, Sam Geddes and Audrey Kyriacou combining to eclipse the girl’s under 18 4x100m relay record set way back in 1979.

Dani Samuels of Australia poses during an Athletics Australia Olympic Media Day at Tonbridge Training Camp, 2012 in Tonbridge, England.

ATHLETICS: Discus champion Dani Samuels has announced she will also contest shot put at the Commonwealth Games, the first time she has done so at a major event since 2006.