Jessica Hull is on a roll in 2020. Her 1500m indoor PB in Boston showed a confident, fit Aussie ready to take on the world. Her 5000m national title, at the Melbourne Track Classic, has also qualified her for Tokyo!
Jessica Hull with solid 5000 m
MELBOURNE (AUS, Feb 6): Jessica Hull and Stewart McSweyn booked their slots on Australia’s team for the Tokyo Olympics with national titles at 5000m incorporated into the Melbourne Track Classic. Hull clocked 15:06.12 as she finished ahead of Hitomi Niiya (15:15.41) and Genevieve Gregson (15:20.60), who were second and third. McSweyn, meanwhile, won in 13:38.77 with Matthew Ramsden (13:48.67) and Sam McEntee (13:49.28) second and third. Liz Clay went to fourth on the Australian all-time list for 100m hurdles with her 12.94 (+0.6) win. Ian Dewhurst won the 400m hurdles in 50.91. Julian Konle took the triple with 16.66m. The discus was won by Matthew Denny with 64.22. Bendere Oboya clocked 52.06 in the 400 m.