Peter Bol is the current Australian 800m Champion. He was the 2016 Rio Olympic Games Australian Olympian, a team which he qualified for after just 5 years in the sport of athletics. Peter has been an Australian athletics representative at the World Athletics Championships in Doha in 2019. As you’ll hear today he missed the selection for the Commonwealth Games in 2018 on the Gold Coast and Peter boasts a personal best in the 800m on 1:44:56, the fifth all time Australian best time.
During this episode, Peter takes us through the chronology of his time in the sport of athletics, touching on careers highs, lows and learnings. Choosing between athletics and basketball and the unlikely start to the sport of athletics, growing up in Sudan before spending time in Egypt and finally moving to Australia at 10 years of age. Strength and conditioning principles, training maxims and a fantastic physical challenge and performance round to boot.
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