Sydney Uni Athletics Club (SUAC) gets ready for World Athletics Championships this weekend! With the largest ever Australian team assembled, consisting of 64 athletes. With 8 of those athletes coming from SUAC, the club is destined for good results!
The SUAC athletes set to go are Rohan Browning, Michelle Jenneke, Nicola Olyslagers, Mackenzie Little, Alex Beck, Liz Clay, Nick Hough and Club alumni, Catriona Bisset.
Rohan Browning, who is completing a Bachelor of Laws is back in form after clocking 10.08 (+1.6) at the Résisprint International, his fastest 100m time since his blistering 10.01 at last year’s Tokyo Olympics & equal to his Queensland Track Classic effort from 2019.
Mackenzie Little, who is in her first year of a Doctor of Medicine, clocked in 63.18m in javelin at the recent Paris Diamond League earlier this month. Little was one of the latest athletes announced to be heading to the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
Liz Clay clocked in 12.71m in hurdles at the Paris Diamond League, and Nicola Olyslagers hit 2.02m in her high jump as well.
Nick Hough will be attending his 5th World Championships, and it will be the 4th World Championships for Michelle Jenneke, who came in 2nd place at the Oceania Championships with 2.95 +3.3 for hurdles.
Good luck! Everyone is holding their breath for SUAC this weekend.