The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.
ATHLETICS: The Board of Directors are very pleased to confirm the appointment of Phil Jones as the new Chief Executive Officer of Athletics Australia.
ATHLETICS: Craig Hilliard, a renowned Australian athletics coach for more than thirty years, has been announced as Head Coach by Athletics Australia.
Commonwealth Games finalist Jeff Riseley headlined a contingent of eight Australians who qualified for Beijing 2015 at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge.
Australia’s Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld.) has stormed to victory in her first 100m hurdles race of the season, at the 2015 Queensland Track Classic.