High jumper Nicola McDermott has become the first Australian woman to break the 2-metre barrier, setting a national record at the Australian track and field championships in Sydney.
- McDermott posted a height of 2.00 metres, one centimetre above the previous national record set by Eleanor Patterson
- Both high jumpers had already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics
- Dani Stevens won her 14th national title in the women’s discus
McDermott cleared 2.00 metres on Sunday, beating the previous mark of 1.99m set…