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Bol back to his best for London 2017

Bol back to his best for London 2017

Peter Bol set to run the 800m at the IAAF World Championships in London

Peter Bol is set to return to the Australian Athletics team stronger and more focused than ever. The WA 800m runner is ready to take on the World’s best in London at the IAAF World Championships, admitting he is a different runner to twelve months ago. 

Monday, 31 July 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (2504)/Comments (0)/
Nitro Athletics

Nitro Athletics

Four WA Track and Field stars to tack part in the inaugural Nitro Athletics.

Nitro Athletics is here! This Saturday Australia will launch the future of athletics over three action packed nights in Melbourne.

 

2016 Rio Paralympian Ella Pardy and 2014 Commonwealth Games athlete Liz Parnov will be lining up in a packed Australia team, while IAAF World Junior athletes Matthew Ramsden and Nina Kennedy have been selected in  Bolt’s All Star team. 

Friday, 3 February 2017/Author: David Smith/Number of views (2694)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsFeatured
IAAF World Youth Preview

IAAF World Youth Preview

Gibson ready to soar in Cali

This week Clare Gibson will take on the world as Australia’s sole female high jumper at the IAAF World Youth championships in Cali, Columbia. The only WA representative in Australian’s 21 athlete team, Gibson is set to line up against the world’s best Under 18 athletes and prove why High Jumpers are taking over WA athletics. 

Monday, 13 July 2015/Author: waadmin/Number of views (3538)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsJuniors
Kennedy breaks World Junior Outdoor Record

Kennedy breaks World Junior Outdoor Record

Nina Kennedy jumps biggest ever leap by an under 20 aged athlete outdoors.

She is only seventeen-years-old, but Nina Kennedy (WA) is experiencing a whirlwind of attention after jumping the biggest ever leap by an under 20 aged athlete outdoors at Saturday’s Jandakot City Track Classic in Perth

 

In a leap that has captured the attention of a country and the world, Kennedy’s jump has been watched online over 75,000 times. Grinning still, the easy-going WAIS athlete admits she was as surprised as anyone when she cleared 4.59m. 


Wednesday, 18 February 2015/Author: waadmin/Number of views (3966)/Comments (0)/
Categories: NewsFeatured
The Next Generation

The Next Generation

4 WA Athletes to compete at the IAAF World Junior Championships

While the sporting world may be focused on the Soccer World Cup and upcoming Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the next generation of Australian athletes are preparing for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Among the team will be four WA athletes, Jordan Makins (800m), Ella Solin (400m Hurdles and 4x400m), Nina Kennedy (Pole Vault) and Emma Philippe (Pole Vault). The four WA athletes will be among the 61- athlete strong contingent that Australia is sending to the Championships, the biggest team ever sent. 

 

Thursday, 26 June 2014/Author: waadmin/Number of views (4907)/Comments (0)/
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