24 Sep '13, 11pm

Further details on the NASS, and a list of successful athletes are available here

Athletics Australia (AA) has selected the initial groups of athletes to be offered membership to the new National Athlete Support Structure (NASS), with a record number of individuals set to benefit from direct support from Athletics Australia. In total, 62 able-bodied athletes and 42 para-athletes will be offered NASS membership for the 12 months starting on 1 October 2013. The level of support offered to each NASS athlete, and whether they are offered a financial contract, will be determined by their level within the program. There are five levels ranging from ‘World Class’ down to ‘Potential’, with further details available on each by clicking here . Four able-bodied athletes and three para-athletes, including reigning Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson (Qld) and IPC Athletics World Championships triple gold medallist Evan O’Hanlon (NSW), have been identified a...

Full article: http://www.athletics.com.au/home/news/news/2013/september...

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