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Gusman Records Impressive Sub 4 Minute Mile An emotionally charged mile in Sydney started off what was a very interesting couple of days of athletics from around the country. The Albie Thomas meeting in Bankstown was the perfect opportunity for Jordan Gusman to produce his very first sub 4 minute...
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2015 Albie Thomas - 17/12/2015 The Crest, Bankstown 1 Gusman, Jordan 21 Athletics Nsw 3:59.47 2 2 Stapleton, Jack 20 U.T.S. North 4:00.53 2 3 Johnson, Joshua 23 Athletics Nsw 4:00.83 2 4 Batt, Kevin 24 Athletics Nsw 4:01.70 2 5 Roff, Jeremy 32 Randwick Bot 4:06.13 2 6 West, Jared 27 Athletics Nsw 4:07.62...
(c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (13-Dec) -- For the second consecutive year, Kenyans swept the wins here at the 43rd Honolulu Marathon. Taking advantage of excellent racing conditions --cool temperatures, no wind, and moderate humidity-- Joyce Chepkirui and Filex Kiprotich attacked the course eyeing fast times...
Armstrong Breaks NSW Open Record In what has been a fantastic week for breaking records, Angus Armstrong broke the NSW Open and U/20 record in the men's pole vault. Competing at the Treloar Shield meeting in Sydney on Saturday, Armstrong cleared 5.43m to not only break the record but also...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (11-Dec) -- Before the sun rises tomorrow, more than 22,000 runners will begin their 42.195 kilometer journey towards Kapiolani Park as part of the 43rd Honolulu Marathon. Routinely one of the top five largest marathons in the United...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (10-Dec) -- Up until last year, Canadian Olympian Nicole Sifuentes didn't think she'd ever run a marathon. The distance was too long and too demanding, especially for someone who specializes in four laps of the track. Yet last...
By Chris Lotsbom, @ChrisLotsbom (c) 2015 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved HONOLULU (09-Dec) -- With her adidas shoes lightly dug into Waikiki Beach's grainy sand, Joyce Chepkirui smiles a playful grin. Prompted by photographers, she strikes different poses and gradually accepts the spotlight. Though a bit reserved, the 27-year-old Honolulu...
Although we didn't see all our top junior athletes competing in Melbourne, the Australian All Schools Championships still managed to supply an endless amount of highlights. We take a look at some of the athletes that we could certainly see wearing the green and gold at either a senior World...
Eloise Wellings (NSW) and David McNeill (Vic) will be automatically nominated for selection to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team. The winners of the women’s and men’s Australian 10,000m championship races at the Zatopek:10, the duo are also the maiden recipients of the recently inaugurated Ron Clarke Medal thanks to their...
IAAF World Youth Championships silver medallist Darcy Roper (Qld) has won the first of two head-to-head battles with up and coming talent Jack Hale (Tas) at the Australian All Schools Championships in Melbourne (Vic). Taking to the runway for the boy’s under 18 long jump, Roper soared to 7.66m (w:...