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Mayr and Ndungu prevail at Grossglockner Mountain Race

7 hours 9 min ago
Andrea Mayr of Austria and Kenyan Gikuni Ndungu were the victors at the Grossglockner Berglauf in Heiligenblut, Austria, on Sunday (15), the opening race of the 2018 WMRA World Cup.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Dominant US team wins Athletics World Cup in London

8 hours 33 min ago
USA built on their overnight lead during the second day of the Athletics World Cup in London on Sunday (15), winning six of the 17 events to lift the trophy at the first staging of the eight-way multi-nation competition.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Without World Cup distractions, Ibarguen is seriously searching for 15 metres

12 hours 22 min ago
Usain Bolt is a Manchester United fan, David Rudisha is a noted Arsenal supporter and English Premier League clubs seem to dominate the football affections of athletes from the Caribbean, Africa and often Asia but Caterine Ibarguen can’t hide her love for her home town club back in Colombia, Atletico Nacional.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Keeping relaxed is key to world U20 discus champion Emilianov

12 hours 32 min ago
While most athletes, especially in an event as individual and as technically demanding as the discus, adopt a veneer of inscrutability which is maintained until after they leave the competition arena, Moldova’s Alexandra Emilianov wears her heart on her sleeve. 
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Italy’s surprise 4x400m gold a fitting end to IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 1:19pm
In a week where nothing seemed certain, this was the only fitting conclusion – a dropped baton, a race filled with captivating, climactic chaos, the favourites beaten, the underdogs rising, and gold going to Italy.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:40am
For a championships that had been full of exciting finishes and surprise medallists, the men’s 4x400m was a fitting final event.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s 4x400m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:38am
As expected, the United States cruised to its ninth straight women's U20 championship in the 4x400m relay, winning by more than two seconds over Australia in 3:28.74.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s triple jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:36am
On a week where age proved no barrier to sheer, unbridled brilliance, Bulgaria’s Aleksandra Nacheva unveiled a stunning leap in the second round of the triple jump to take her nation’s first ever medal in the event: gold.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s discus – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:35am
To say the men’s discus final at the IAAF World U20 Championships didn’t go to form would be something of an understatement.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s high jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:30am
The expected high jump duel between Karyna Taranda of Belarus and Maria Fernanda Murillo became a three-way battle when Ireland’s Sommer Lecky jumped into medal contention.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s 800m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:28am
With a run that required speed, stamina and a sheer sense of self-belief, Solomon Lekuta of Kenya secured his nation their third consecutive gold medal in the men’s 800m at the IAAF World U20 Championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s 1500m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:27am
With a long and sustained run from the bell, Alemaz Samuel Teshale became the third successive Ethiopian winner of the women’s 1500m at the IAAF World U20 Championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s 3000m steeplechase – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:26am
For the first time since these championships' inauguration in 1986, the winner of the men's steeplechase is not from Kenya.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s 100m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 15, 2018 - 11:23am
Sprint hurdler Tia Jones won the USA’s first individual gold medal of the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 on the sixth and final day of competition – but only just.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Wlodarczyk throws world lead while USA top overnight standings at Athletics World Cup

July 15, 2018 - 11:08am
After a strong start from Poland, the US team soon climbed to the top of the leader board on the first day of the Athletics World Cup in London on Saturday (14) and currently lead the competition with 109 points.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Williams secures sprint double on super Saturday in Tampere

July 14, 2018 - 5:27pm
The penultimate day of action at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 featured some of the biggest names in junior athletics, but the biggest talking point of the session came from a 16-year-old Jamaican girl.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men's 4x100m relay – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 1:48pm
Report: men's 4x100m relay – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women's 4x100m relay – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 1:47pm
With a reliably slick display of baton exchanges, Germany claimed its first women’s 4x100m title since 2000, holding off a late charge of Ireland to take gold in 43.82.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men's 400m hurdles – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 11:11am
Pushed to the line and tested to the limit in a fiercely competitive race, Sokwakhana Zazini lived up to the massive expectations heaped upon his slight shoulders to strike gold in the 400m hurdles and take South Africa's second-ever men's gold in the event, and to join Zenéy van der Walt for the country's sweep of the discipline at these championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men's javelin – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 11:10am
In an event of impressive breakthroughs, three athletes rose above the rest – and indeed their previous selves – to send the medals to various corners of the globe: gold to Australia and Nash Lowis with 75.31m; silver to USA and Tzuriel Pedigo with 73.76m; bronze to Germany’s Maurice Voigt with 73.44m.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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