Jye Edwards ramps up Olympic preparations at Meeting International de Nice

Jye Edwards (black singlet) pushes the pace during the Meeting International de Nice 1500-metre final. Photo: Dan Vernon
Jye Edwards (black singlet) pushes the pace during the Meeting International de Nice 1500-metre final. Photo: Dan Vernon

WITH his maiden Olympic Games just over a month away, Nowra Athletics Club product Jye Edwards is ramping up his training.

The Warilla High School alumnus, who booked his spot at Tokyo in April, is currently in Europe with coach Dick Telford preparing for the July 23 to August 8 games.

As well as partaking in strenuous training, the 23-year-old is also competing in a number of elite-level competitions, including Saturday's Meeting International De Nice.

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In the 1500-metre final, Edwards clocked a 03.34:74 to take out the event - edging his closest rivals, Uruguay's Santiago Catrofe (03.35:82) and Netherlands' Bram Anderiessen (03.36:37) by more than one second.

Fellow Australians Rorey Hunter (03.36:82) and Ryan Gregson (03.44:72) finished fifth and 12th respectively.

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