Inside Athletics

Olympic selectors keep Breen on 'B' list

Athletics Australia has refused to guarantee Melissa Breen a ticket to the London Olympic Games despite the Canberra 100-metre sprinter running within a fraction of a second of the women's A-qualifying time in Japan on Sunday.

Breen ran a personal best of 11.292 seconds, which was rounded up to 11.30s, at the Hiroshima meet, but it wasn't enough to guarantee her a spot on the Australian team.

The A-qualifying time is 11.29s and the 21-year-old must shave the slenderest of margins off her time if she's to be sure of getting picked for London.

Read the full story at the Sydney Morning Herald