Congratulations to Bendigo’s own, Andy Buchanan, who has been named in the Australian World Athletics Cross Country Team on Monday. The World Athletics Cross Country Championships will be held in Bathurst, NSW from February 17-19, 2023.
Here’s a snippet from the Athletics Australia announcement:
A two-time Australian Cross Country champion, Andy Buchanan said he was looking forward to joining Australian distance greats as a World Athletics Cross Country representatives after pulling on the green and gold for the first time at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.
“Being a distance runner, you dream of running World Cross. So many of our great runners have performed well there, so it’s very special to be a part of an Australian team in Australia,” Buchanan said.
“With six runners from each country and a range of athletes from the track and the road, it quickly becomes the deepest race there is. Hopefully the Australian distance running community come out in a big way to support us.”

Read the full story on Athletics Australia’s website here >