Beijing, IAAF World Championship
Sapolai Yao and Donna Koniel are currently in the Chinese Capital , Beijing for the IAAF World Championships in Athletics having qualified to participate by winning their respective events at the Oceania Area Championships in Cairns earlier this year. Yao competed in the 3000m steeplechase yesterday and clocked a time of 9min51.09 seconds in what were quite warm conditions with the race taking place at 10:40am local time. Koniel will compete in the 800m heats on Wednesday morning.
Photo of Sapolai Yao taken by Getty Images