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IAAF: Women’s 100m Hurdles – PREVIEW

World leader Sally Pearson is determined to atone for the huge disappointment of not getting a 100 Hurdles medal at the last Championships when injury played a decisive part in destroying her chances.

The then-Miss McLellan – she married in April last year – nursing what was later diagnosed as a torn disc in her lower back, battled through the two qualifying rounds in great pain but in the final saw her body fall apart and finished a frustrated fifth.

Quite simply Pearson who in 2009 had enjoyed a brilliant build up including another Oceania record of 12.50 a few weeks beforehand was a spent force in the final when failing to claim what would have been Australia’s first ever World medal of any colour in the event…..READ FULL PREVIEW

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