Interviews

Q: What does it mean to you to be representing Australia in your Olympic debut? It means a lot to me. Ever since I was a kid I've dreamt about representing Australia at the Olympics and now I'm going to finally fulfill that dream. It’s the biggest race I’ve ever...
After a breakout domestic season, Jenny Blundell clocked two sensational 1500m Olympic qualifying performances in Beijing and Belgium securing her Rio selection. Runner’s Tribe caught up with the fifth-ranked Australian all time for the 1500m (4:04.62), for this Q and A on her Road to Rio. (Q) What does it mean...
Zoe Buckman has been selected to represent Australia for her second Olympic games in the 1500 metres.  Runner’s Tribe caught up with the 2013 World Championships 1500m metre finalist for this Q and A on her Road to Rio. (Q) What does it mean to you to be representing Australia in...
Post-qualifying round interviews with Aussie Spark distance runners, Ramsden, Winkcup and Croft | IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016 Article by Grace Kalac Runners Tribe caught up with three Aussie Spark distance runners who shone in the Bydgoszcz qualifying rounds and have progressed through to the finals; Matthew Ramsden (1500m), Georgia...
Road to Rio Interview with Brooke Stratton How is everything going in your preparation for Rio? My preparations for Rio are going really well. With approximately a month to go until my qualifying round in Rio, I am definitely where I want to be. There are plenty of minor technical aspects...
Current Villanova senior Patrick Tiernan (Toowoomba, Australia) was among Australia's 61 selections to the Olympic team in Athletics. Tiernan will run the 5000 meters in Rio. Runner's Tribe caught up with this gifted athlete on his Road to Rio for this Q & A. Road to Rio Interview with Patrick...
Anneliese Rubie went a long way towards booking her ticket to Rio after clocking a crackerjack 51.69 at the world athletics championships last year in Beijing.  Earlier this year at the 2016 Australian Nationals, Rubie needed to finish in the top three to secure her Rio spot, which she did by finishing 3rd....
A dominating start to the 2016 season saw Ella Nelson post multiple Rio qualifiers in the women's 200m before she sealed her Olympic Team selection by winning the 2016 Australian National title. Runner's Tribe caught up with Ella to ask her a few questions and see how she was...
The Sub 30 conquering: Runner's Tribe Interview with Hugh Williams Last Saturday you went sub 30 for 10k and won the Southern Cross University race at the GC Marathon. How good was it to get this win? It’s been a week and I’m still smiling! I had shown that I had...
Peter Bol was selected to represent Australia in the Rio Olympics today. This is the interview he did immediately after clocking the qualifier. RT: How good does it feel to have just clocked the Rio Olympic Qualifier in the 800m? PB: It's always an unbelievable feeling when you run a PB and...