Expect to see very quick performances at the Sydney
Track Classic and IAAF Melbourne World Challenge next
month, with Athletics Australia today thrilled to confirm the start of world
champions David Oliver (USA, 110m hurdles) and LaShawn
Merritt (USA, 400m), as well as
Moscow 2013 100m finalist Mike Rodgers (USA).
Set to join Australian speedsters including Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) and men’s 4x400m relay starters Alex Beck (Qld), Tristan Thomas (Tas) and Craig Burns (Qld), the trio bring with them
no less than three Olympic medals, including two gold, nine IAAF World
Championships medals and 26 wins as part of the IAAF Golden or Diamond Leagues.