Australian Championships 2010

WA Athletics Stadium, Perth - 16-18 April 2010

Serious air time

World indoor long jump champion Fabrice Lapierre jumped a massive 8.78m (+3.1) to successfully defend his national long jump crown.

Fabrice celebrates

Fabrice Lapierre, with trademark gold chain in mouth, celebrates a wind-assisted leap of 8.78m at the 2010 Australian Championships...

Lauren Boden

Lauren Boden clears a barrier in the heats of the 400m hurdles at the 2010 Australian Championships in Perth. Boden would easily...

Steve Hooker

Steve Hooker on his way to a 5.80m clearance in winning the 2010 Australian pole vault title in front of his adopted home crowd...

Hometown hero

Ben Offereins celebrates as he crosses the line for victory in 45.17 seconds in the 400m at the 2010 Australian Championships...

One track mind

Brendan Cole eases up as he crosses the line in the heats of the 400m hurdles at the 2010 Australian Championships in Perth. The...

Classic 1500m final

The field in the 1500m sprint to the line at the 2010 Australian Championships in Perth after a tactically run race. 19-year-old...

Dani Samuels

Dani Samuels was dominant in the discus, recording a winning throw of 63.61m at the 2010 Australian Championships in Perth.

800m

Katherine Katsanevakis sprints to the line ahead of Madeleine Pape and Trychelle Kingdom to take out the 800m at the 2010 Australian...

The Butler did it

Former junior talent, Hayley Butler (nee Cameron), returned to the track following motherhood and claimed the national 100m hurdles...

Melissa Breen

Melissa Breen claimed her first national title with victory in the 100m at the 2010 Australian Championships, recording a time...

Standing out from th...

Outspoken sprinter John Steffensen sported a bright pink outfit to make a statement in the heats of the 400m at the 2010 Australian...

In John we trust

John Steffensen sports a provocative t-shirt prior to the heats of the 400m at the 2010 Australian Championships. Steffensen accused...

Benn Harradine

Benn Harradine was crowned 2010 Australian champion in the discus with his winning throw of 62.26m.

Kim Mickle

Kim Mickle took out the javelin in front of her home crowd with a best throw of 60.66m.

Aaron Rouge-Serret

Aaron Rouge-Serret claimed gold in the 100m with a run of 10.32 seconds (+0.4) ahead of Matt Davies (10.44s), Jacob Groth (10.45s)...

1500m

Kaila McKnight out sprinted Bridey Delaney and Zoe Buckman to win the 2010 Australian 1500m title in a time of 4:17.99.

Lachlan Renshaw

Lachlan Renshaw claimed his second national title in the 800m, running 1:46.66 to beat home James Kaan (1:47.04) and James Gurr...