It was a redemptive race for the Australian.
World-record holder David Rudisha is hoping for a fast 800m.
Lagat to join Solinsky and Tegenkamp in Australia next month.
Oregon Track Club teammates will go after world championships standard.
Two seasoned veterans hope to put Australia on the medal podium in March.
Mottram has been dealing with injury, but appears to be ready to race.
SYDNEY — Distance runner Craig Mottram will make his return from long-term injury to compete for the Australian team at the Chiba Ekiden