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Persistence pays off for Arevalo

IAAF - 7 hours 8 min ago
World 20km race walk champion Eider Arevalo could have been forgiven had he given up when the switch from junior to senior took its toll.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Anbesa faces tough challenge in Kiev title defence

IAAF - 9 hours 59 min ago
Tesfaye Lencho Anbesa, winner of last year’s Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon, will return to the IAAF Bronze Label road race in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday (22) in the hopes of bettering his time from last year.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kiprop eyes course record while Kimetto targets strong finish in Vienna

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 11:24pm
Nany Kiprop will return to the Vienna City Marathon on Sunday (22) in even better form than she was in when winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race 12 months ago.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Keitany and Kipchoge have high hopes for London Marathon

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 6:06pm
This year’s edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon could be the warmest in the history of the IAAF Gold Label road race with highs of 21-23C forecast, but Kenya’s reigning champion Mary Keitany is still bidding for a world record on Sunday (22).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Close contests expected at Madrid Marathon

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 5:12pm
No fewer than 13,500 runners will gather in the Spanish capital to take part in the 41st Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon on Sunday (22) when an intriguing battle among African athletes is on the cards at the IAAF Gold Label road race.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Geremew eyes fourth straight title in Yangzhou

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 4:44pm
Mosinet Geremew will return to the Yangzhou Jianzhen International Half Marathon on Sunday (22) aiming to maintain his dominance at the IAAF Gold Label road race which the 26-year-old has won three titles in a row since 2015.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Defending champions face tough opposition in Warsaw

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 2:39pm
Defending Orlen Warsaw Marathon champions Felix Kimutai of Kenya and Nastassia Ivanova of Belarus will be back to defend their titles at the IAAF Silver Label race on Sunday (22). But, with deep elite fields in both the men's and women's races, it is hard to make them – or any of the other runners – the firm favourites.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kawauchi to face three past winners at Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon

IAAF - April 20, 2018 - 2:20pm
The three most recent winners of the Gifu Seiryu Half Marathon will clash on Sunday (22), but the biggest attraction of the IAAF Gold Label road race will be the participation of Yuki Kawauchi.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Isaac Kimeli en debutant Robin Hendrix slopen EK-limiet 5.000 meter

Nieuwsblad - April 20, 2018 - 8:33am

Isaac Kimeli (24) en zijn trainingsmaatje Robin Hendrix (23) hebben zich donderdagavond in Los Angeles (vrijdagochtend in België) voor het EK atletiek in Berlijn geplaatst op de 5.000 meter. Kimeli klokte een persoonlijk record van 13:24.92, Hendrix liep nooit eerder de 5.000 meter en debuteerde in 13:29.57. Het minimum stond op 13:39.19.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dominant Field Set for Eugene women's 800m field

IAAF - April 19, 2018 - 9:30pm
The women who swept every medal at the Rio Olympics and last year’s World Championships top a formidable 800m field at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

“Razende gek” die iedereen verraste in marathon van Boston wordt profatleet

Nieuwsblad - April 19, 2018 - 12:57pm

De onverwachte zegetocht van Yuki Kawauchi in de prestigieuze marathon van Boston blijft niet zonder gevolg. De Japanner legt volgend jaar zijn bescheiden job als administratief medewerker neer en gaat het als profatleet proberen.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Samuel Tefera: I love running because...

IAAF - April 19, 2018 - 10:52am
Ethiopian teenager Samuel Tefera is one of the most exciting middle-distance talents in the world. Here the recently-minted world indoor champion and world U20 indoor 1500m record-holder talks a little about his journey in the sport and why he runs.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

World champions Stefanidi, Vetter and Semenya join Doha fields - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - April 18, 2018 - 5:04pm
A multitude of global champions will go head-to-head in the women’s pole vault and men’s javelin at the Doha Diamond League, the opening meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League on 4 May. Organisers also announced that world 800m champion Caster Semenya, fresh off her Commonwealth Games 800m/1500m double victory, will head the field in the longer race.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Edris tops Eugene two mile field - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - April 18, 2018 - 11:19am
World 5000m champion Muktar Edris will head a strong field in a rarely-held two mile race at the Prefontaine Classic, the third stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, in Eugene on 26 May.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Onbekende verpleegster verbaast met tweede plaats in één van ’s werelds grootste marathons

Nieuwsblad - April 18, 2018 - 10:32am

De 26-jarige Sarah Sellers beleefde maandag de dag van haar leven. De zelfs bij atletiek-kenners onbekende Amerikaanse verbaasde met een tweede plaats in de prestigieuze marathon van Boston. De verpleegster hield aan haar tweede plaats een cheque van 75.000 dollar over.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and Low - Sondre Nordstad Moen

IAAF - April 18, 2018 - 10:17am
European marathon record-holder Sondre Nordstad Moen made a sensational breakthrough in late 2017. Here the rising star of Norwegian road running talks in some detail about smashing the landmark one-hour barrier for the half-marathon and a lengthy period of injury frustration for his high and low moments.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Wereldkampioen van de ongewone looprecords schittert nu ook in marathon: meer dan razende gek

Nieuwsblad - April 18, 2018 - 3:00am

Ooit van Yuki Kawauchi gehoord? Vandaag wordt de 31-jarige Japanner weer op kantoor verwacht, minder dan twee dagen nadat hij onverwacht de prestigieuze marathon van Boston won. Ziehier de kleurrijkste marathontopper ter wereld, veelvoudig wereldrecordhouder van gewone én minder gewone records. Of kent u nog anderen die achttien per uur lopen in een pandapak?

Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF World Championships London 2017 named Sportcal’s Global Sports Event of the Year

IAAF - April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm
The IAAF World Championships London 2017 has been named Sportcal’s Global Sports Event of the Year, the global sport market analysis firm announced today (17) at the SportAccord World Sport and Business Summit in Bangkok. 
Categories: Atletieknieuws

IAAF Inside Athletics - Elijah Manangoi

IAAF - April 17, 2018 - 3:01pm
The fourth episode of the sixth season of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with 2017 world 1500m champion Elijah Manangoi.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kawauchi and Linden defy harsh conditions – and the odds – to win in Boston

IAAF - April 16, 2018 - 10:26pm
Yuki Kawauchi and Desiree Linden were the winners of a Boston Marathon which overturned every possible form book of the IAAF Gold Label road race on Monday (16).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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