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News10 Aug 2015

Australia to send at least 42 athletes to IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Athletics Australia have confirmed that an Australian team of at least 42 athletes will go to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Report15 Mar 2015

Patterson shows the way for Australia's World Youth Championships aspirants

If the aspirants for the forthcoming IAAF World Youth Championships who competed at the Australian Junior Championships, which concluded after four days of competition on Sunday (15), were looking for inspiration as they strove to make the team for Cali this year, they needed to look no further than the high jump apron where world youth champion Eleanor Patterson was competing.

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Report01 Aug 2014

Bolt lights up Glasgow and Australia take three gold medals at the Commonwealth Games

Even on a rare evening of Scottish sunshine, the Commonwealth Games was hit with a lightning bolt as the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, took to the track for the first time in Glasgow thrilled a packed crowd at Hampden Park, crossing the line in his customary position of first place on Friday (1).

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Report08 Dec 2013

Patterson equals world youth high jump best

Eleanor Patterson didn’t go to the Australian All Schools Championships in Townsville expecting to set any records, but with little more than three weeks left as a youth athlete, she chose the perfect moment to unleash a 1.96m leap.

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Report12 Jul 2013

Double gold for Jamaica while Steeplechase World youth best broken – IAAF World Youth Championships

Jamaica had their best day yet here in Donetsk at the IAAF World Youth Championships, taking gold in the boys’ 110m Hurdles and the 400m, while Ethiopia’s Marese Kahsay set a World youth best in the 2000m Steeplechase on the third day of action.

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Report12 Jul 2013

Australia’s Patterson hits the heights

Australia’s Eleanor Patterson not only took the High Jump crown with six centimetres to spare over her nearest challenger but the 17-year-old also registered a lifetime best of 1.88m.

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Report10 Jul 2013

US athletes impress on first morning in Donetsk – IAAF World Youth Championships

The majority of sprinting events during the morning session on the first day of the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk saw US athletes record the fastest times in the heats.

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News22 Mar 2013

Australia to send 21 athletes to World Youth Championships

The Ukrainian city of Donetsk is calling for 21 young Australians today after Athletics Australia selectors confirmed the team for the IAAF World Youth Championships in July.

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