4 Jul 2012

Van Dalen confirmed for NZ in 1500 metres

4:31 pm on 4 July 2012

Lucy Van Dalen has been officially confirmed in the New Zealand Olympic Team, following her reaching the qualifying standard for the 1500 metres two weeks ago in San Diego.

Van Dalen's time of four minutes and 5.76 seconds ranks her in the top 30 in the world and Athletics New Zealand believes she has the potential to make the top 16.

She will next race on Saturday in Manchester over 800 metres.