Eliud Kipchoge rebounded to win a specially held marathon at an airport, six months after worst marathon of his unmatched career.
Dani Stevens won a record 14th national title in the women's discus throw on Sunday to earn her spot on the Australian team for a fourth Olympics, less than a year after fearing a career-threatening neck injury could force her out of the Tokyo Games. With the coronavirus relatively under control in Australia, there was no sign of masks or much in the way of COVID-19 restrictions for athletes or spectators during the national championships at Sydney’s Olympic Park this week. It’ll be a different scene in Japan in just over three months when the delayed Olympics are held in a tight quarantine bubble.
Justin Gatlin won a 100m race that included two other primary Olympic medal contenders in a possible preview of the Tokyo final.