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).
Personal bests were produced by each of the five Australian athletes who competed at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne (SUI).
Morgan Mitchell (Vic) and Sally Pearson (Qld) have returned to the tracks of Europe in Székesfehérvár (HUN) earlier today as they continue their preparations for the IAAF World Championships.
Two-time Olympian Henry Frayne (Qld) and Rio Olympian Peter Bol (Vic) have recorded London IAAF World Championships qualifying standards in a big weekend for Australian athletics abroad
Australian 100m champion Trae Williams (Qld) will lead the men’s 4x100m relay team into battle at the IAAF World Championships, with Athletics Australia Selectors today confirming a five-strong squad for London 2017.
Rachel Tallent has been added to Team Australia for the IAAF World Championships, as Georgia Griffith continued her rapid rise in the women’s 1500m on a big weekend of athletics.
Former Olympic and world champion Sally Pearson has wrapped up her overseas tour with third place in the 100m hurdles at the Racers Grand Prix in Jamaica.