Posted: Dec 12, 2013 Topic Views : 1625 Post subject: James Gallaugher Fastest Aussie Athlete
James Gallaugher Fastest Aussie Athlete
The Olympic Champion Usain Bolt have a competitor. The Aussie Athlete, James Gallaugher recently completed the 200m run 0.08 secs faster than the 14-year-old Bolt registering 21.73 secs.
And with this record win, he has made his way to selection for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He is being coached by former Olympian Lyn Foreman at the WA Institute of Sport.
This NSW southcoast schoolboy previously came into light when he completed 100m run in 11.72 secs in 2012, the fastest recorded in Australia for his age group. He was hailed as the next Usain Bolt. So far the wonder kid has lived up to the expectations, Australian athletics is on the right track!