The rising stars of Australian athletics, including four debutants from last year’s Olympic Games, will compete at the 29th Summer Universiade this August, with Athletics Australia today confirming the track and field team bound for Taipei.
London is calling for twenty of Australia’s best athletes after initial selections for the 2017 IAAF World Championships were confirmed as the 2017 Australian Athletics Championship drew to a close in Sydney on Sunday
April is set to be another action packed month. Athletes competing in sports set to make their Olympic debut will begin their road to Tokyo 2020 while others have their focus on making Aussie teams for 2017 World Championships.
Ella Nelson is one step closer to a start at the IAAF World Championships after a strong win in the women’s 200m to qualify for London 2017 on a blustery day at the 2017 SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix.
Lauren Wells and Morgan Mitchell shone on track at day one of the SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix in Canberra, with the duo clocking times quicker than that qualifying standard for the IAAF World Championships in the women’s 400m hurdles and women’s 400m respectively.
There’s no place like Canberra (ACT) for athletics fans this weekend, as 41 Rio 2016 Olympians and Paralympians get set to join 11 starters from Nitro Athletics Melbourne for the much-anticipated 2017 SUMMERofATHS Grand Prix.