RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Sporting Alert – There was a major disappointment for Jamaica on the first day of track and field competition at Rio 2016, with Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres failing to advance from the qualifying round in the opening session.
Australian rising star Luke Mathews failed to upstage world record holder David Rudisha in the men’s 800m, but the 20-year-old recorded the mark he needed to earn a place to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge on Saturday.
The very best of Australian athletics will be on show at the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge this Saturday 5 March, as the most impressive track and field talent from across the country takes on a bounty of challengers from across the globe. Headlined by world record holder David Rudisha (KEN, 800m), Commonwealth Games gold Continue Reading
The following are the results from the finals that took place on Day 4 at the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, on Tuesday.