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Athletes left with motors running


Victoria's new $50 million State Athletics Centre at Lakeside Oval Albert Park will be off limits to athletes at the peak of the athletics season next year because of the Melbourne Grand Prix.

The state's most important annual junior athletics event, the track and field championships, has been moved to Bendigo because of the Grand Prix and Athletics Victoria is in discussions with the Victorian government over how long it will be shut out of the venue in March.

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