Over the last seven-years, just one Aussie, Josh Clarke, has dipped under 10.20 in the 100m, but in less than perfect conditions, Rohan Browning (SYU) joined that club in Brisbane last evening.
The scenario was obvious. As the fourth ranked marathon runner in Australia, Celia Sullohern, 25, was unlikely to earn selection for the Commonwealth Games team on the road. Next prospect the track.
On the back of two excellent performances in 2017, UTS Norths distance runner Ed Goddard is ready to close 2017 with a good performance at Zatopek on Thursday night.
NSW athletes have kicked off the summer season with solid performances across the track and field events at the first national titles of the season – the 2017 Australian All Schools Championships in Adelaide.
The list of great Australian women sprinters to emerge from NSW country is long and remarkable. Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Debbie Wells, Marjorie Jackson are just a few names and let’s hope the latest to arrive, Emma Klasen, 15, can follow them onto the national team.