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Aussie Commonwealth Games hero Oliver Hoare set for home battle against Olympic champion

Oliver Hoare, the reigning 1500m Commonwealth Games gold medallist from Australia, is set to do battle with an Olympic champion on home soil.

Wide World of Sports – Zachary Gates – 1 February 2023

Oliver Hoare, the reigning 1500m Commonwealth Games gold medallist from Australia, is set to do battle with an Olympic champion on home soil.

The USA’s Matthew Centrowitz, the 2016 Rio Olympics 1500m gold medallist, will take on Hoare in the John Landy Mile at Melbourne’s Maurie Plant Meet on February 23.

Centrowitz will contest three races in Australia across this month and next: the 800m at the Adelaide Invitational next Saturday, the John Landy Mile in Melbourne and the 3000m at the Sydney Track Classic on March 11.

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