Hassan smashes European record at Copenhagen Half Marathon

IAAF - September 16, 2018 - 6:00am
In her first serious attempt at the distance, European 5000m champion Sifan Hassan took more than a minute off the European record at the Copenhagen Half Marathon on Sunday (16), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in a course record of 1:05:15.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Aiyabei ends Kenyan drought at Beijing Marathon

IAAF - September 16, 2018 - 3:15am
Pre-race favourite Valary Jemeli Aiyabei lived up to expectations at the Beijing Marathon on Sunday (16), becoming the first ever Kenyan winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Gold Label event.
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Favourites Kemboi and Kibarus deliver in Sydney

IAAF - September 16, 2018 - 3:00am
Elijah Kemboi and Mercy Kibarus, among the favoured runners in the Blackmores Sydney Marathon, duly delivered a double victory for Kenya in the IAAF Gold Label race on Sunday (16).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Mayer and Schafer the day 1 leaders in Talence

IAAF - September 15, 2018 - 8:11pm
Kevin Mayer produced a strong opening day in the decathlon at the Decastar in Talence, France, positioning himself for a legitimate assault on the world record at this IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kiprop and Kipyokei take Usti nad Labem Half Marathon victories

IAAF - September 15, 2018 - 8:00pm
Kenyans Stephen Kiprop and Diana Chemtai Kipyokei raced to comfortable victories at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday (15).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Strong fields targeting fast times at Copenhagen Half Marathon

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 5:57pm
Strong fields in both the men's and women's races will be targeting fast times at the Copenhagen Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kipchoge and Kipsang set sights on fast times in Berlin

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 3:57pm
Eliud Kipchoge and Wilson Kipsang will meet for the third time in their rivalry at the BMW Berlin Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race that will celebrate its 45th edition in the German capital on Sunday (16).
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Kiplangat and Murigi ready to defend world mountain running titles

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 2:31pm
Some of the world’s top mountain runners, hailing from 40 nations, will line up at the 34th edition of the WMRA World Mountain Running Championships as the event goes to Andorra for the first time on Sunday (16).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Course record assaults on tap at Sydney Marathon

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 1:53pm
For most of the runners in Sunday’s (16) Blackmores Sydney marathon, the goal is to finish. Simply conquering the 42.195 kilometres from North Sydney to the Opera House represents the sole aim.
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The spotlight on Mayer in Talence

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 10:28am
World decathlon champion Kevin Mayer will start as the favourite at this weekend’s (15-16) Decastar meeting in Talence, France, the final meeting of the 2018 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Course records in danger at Usti nad Labem Half Marathon

IAAF - September 14, 2018 - 10:00am
Organisers are hoping that the most international field they've ever assembled will put the course records in jeopardy at the Mattoni Usti nad Labem Half Marathon, and IAAF Gold Label road race, on Saturday (15).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Former champions Beyene and Sado return to Beijing Marathon

IAAF - September 13, 2018 - 9:31pm
Reigning champion Meselech Beyene of Ethiopia and her compatriot Fatuma Sado, winner of the 2014 edition, will both return to the Chinese capital aiming to capture another title at the Beijing Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Rai Benjamin: I love hurdling because...

IAAF - September 13, 2018 - 9:23am
Twenty-year-old Rai Benjamin currently sits joint number three on the all-time 400m hurdles lists following his sensational 47.02 clocking when winning the NCAA title in June. The US-born Benjamin, a dual national who has previously represented Antigua in international competition, talks about his athletics journey so far and just why he enjoys the intricacies of his event.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Kiprotich targets fast time in Toronto

IAAF - September 13, 2018 - 1:14am
Over its decades-long history, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon has been graced by some of the world’s greatest marathoners, but never an Olympic champion. That will all change on 21 October when Uganda’s Stephen Kiprotich will race in this IAAF Gold Label event.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dates confirmed for 2018-2019 IAAF Cross Country Permit

IAAF - September 12, 2018 - 11:59pm
The dates for the fixtures in the 2018-2019 IAAF Cross Country Permit series have been confirmed.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

High and low – Brandon Starc

IAAF - September 12, 2018 - 12:55pm
Australian high jumper Brandon Starc has enjoyed a fabulous breakthrough season, clearing 2.36m to climb to equal third on this year’s world list. The 24-year-old looks back on a challenging 2017 campaign for his low moment and the sweet success he enjoyed on home ground at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games for his high moment.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Steve Hooker’s Story behind the picture

IAAF - September 11, 2018 - 1:09pm
Australia’s former World and Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker reflects on this image taken when he and Renaud Lavillenie are set to share an embrace at the end of a titanic battle at the 2010 IAAF Continental Cup in Split, Croatia.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Continental Cup elimination 3000m a tough but rewarding experience for Chelimo and Ahmed

IAAF - September 10, 2018 - 10:33pm
Elimination racing in track and field is far from new. But it was new to Mohammed Ahmed on Sunday – and it felt, well, tough.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Belgische polsstokspringer belandt naast de mat en loopt schedelbreuk op

Nieuwsblad - September 10, 2018 - 11:51am

Een polsstokcompetitie pal in de Nederlandse stad Apeldoorn werd zondag stilgelegd nadat de Belgische atleet Guillaume Gobin naast de mat belandde. Hij werd afgevoerd naar het ziekenhuis waar zware verwondingen werden vastgesteld aan het hoofd.

Categories: Atletieknieuws

Negewo breaks course record at Minsk Half Marathon

IAAF - September 10, 2018 - 12:42am
Ethiopia’s Abebe Negewo broke the course record at the Minsk Half Marathon, while Kenya’s Sheila Jerotich became the first non-Belarusian winner of the women’s race at the IAAF Bronze Label event on Sunday (9).
Categories: Atletieknieuws



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