189: Aussies Chasing Qualifiers
Julian gives an update on his injury after spending a week recovering in Noosa.
Brad braves the cold rain throughout the week before catching a cold off his kids.
Brady gets down to Launceston and recaps his road 10K PB.
Letesenbet Gidey breaks the 10,000m World Record in 29:01.03 at the Ethiopian Trials at Hengelo, Netherlands a mere 2 days after Sifan Hassan set the previous world record on the same track.
World Athletics Report
Florence Diamond League had Jakob Ingebrigsten run 12:48.45 for the 5000m European Record and an upset over Joshua Cheptegei who placed 6th. Sifan Hassan backed up after her 10000m world record with a 3:53.63 for 1500m, knocking off Faith Kipyegon.
Diamond League Florence Results
Diamond League Report
Ben Buckingham posted a personal best of 8:24.39 in steeplechase in Turku, Finland on Continental Tour, taking Ed Trippas’ recent spot of 5th fastest Australian of all time. James Nipperess followed with 8:35.22 while Trippas posted an 8:40.44.
Peter Bol backs up by running 1:44.62 for the fastest 800m on Australian soil at Meet 2 of Oceania Invitational.
Jenny Blundell wins the 5000m ahead of Caitlin Adams and Eloise Wellings, but falls short of an Olympic Qualifier in a time of 15:28.16
World Athletics Results
Jeff Risely just narrowly missed the 800m Olympic qualifier again at the Meeting International de Nice, with 1:45.36.
Morgan McDonald took out the 5000m in 13:13.67, also narrowly missing his respective Olympic Qualifier, Dave McNeill finishing 3rd in 13:14.19. Jye Edwards won the men's 1500m in 3:34.74 with teammate Rory Hunter just behind him in 3:36.82, along with Ryan Gregson in 3:44.72
Meeting International de Nice Results
Launceston Running Festival Tom Do Canto wins half marathon 62:38 over Riley Cocks and Ben St Lawrence in foggy conditions, with Milly Clark winning the women’s half marathon. Ellie Pashley won the 10K over Leanne Pompeani and Ruby Smee, while Isaac Heyne took men’s honours over Dan Canala and Kieran Tall.
Launceston Running Festival Results
Listener Question of the week asks which one event at the Olympics are the boys fired up for and Moose comes up with a potential business idea.
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