Launceston's Ava Wheatley has qualified for ironman world champs

Brian Allen
By Brian Allen
Updated January 21 2022 - 2:51am, first published 1:00am
DETERMINED: Launceston ironman competitor Ava Wheatley, 20, will compete at the world championships in Hawaii in October. Pictures: Phillip Biggs

With broken toes Ava Wheatley had every right to pull out of Ironman Western Australia. She battled through pain and earned a massive reward.

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Brian Allen

Brian Allen

Sports Journalist

Passionate about covering all sports from Ultimate Frisbee through to the latest footy and netball updates. Started at The Examiner in January 2022. Was part of the Warrnambool Standard's sports team which won the 2019 AFL Victoria Best Print/Online coverage for a daily newspaper. Got a story? Email: brian.allen@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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