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

July 14, 2018 - 11:05am
One year after winning the world U18 triple jump title in Nairobi last year, Cuba’s Jordan A. Diaz added the world U20 title to his burgeoning collection with consummate ease.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

July 14, 2018 - 11:04am
On a week where nothing seemed certain, where no favourite seemed impervious to the pressure of a major championship final, Sweden’s Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis was ice cool, dispatching his rivals to take Sweden’s first ever men’s pole vault gold with the minimum of fuss.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women's hammer – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 11:03am
Camryn Rogers may have won the hammer with her opening effort of the competition, but that in itself doesn’t tell the full story of how close the contest was.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

July 14, 2018 - 10:54am
Greece was expected to contend for the men's hammer title but their first gold medal at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 came instead in the high jump.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s 10,000m race walk – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 10:53am
After covering 25 laps of the track in uncomfortably warm conditions, just six thousandths of a second separated the top two finishers at the end of the men’s 10,000m race walk at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women’s 10,000m race walk – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 14, 2018 - 10:51am
The order from the U20 10km at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships in Taicang, China in May was repeated on the track as the 10,000m race walk reached a thrilling three-way climax on the fifth morning of competition at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Ibarguen scares 15 metres, Kirt nearly at 90 metres in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

July 14, 2018 - 12:37am
Caterine Ibarguen produced the best triple jump performance in the world for more than a year when she bounded out to 14.96m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Friday night (13).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Obiri and Kigen get world-leading marks in Rabat – IAAF Diamond League

July 14, 2018 - 12:33am
Hellen Obiri delivered on her pre-race promise to “try to run fast” when the Kenyan sped to a 5000m world lead of 14:21.75 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Friday night (13).
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Great Britain charges up medals table with trio of gold in Tampere

July 13, 2018 - 10:18pm
A thrilling conclusion to the heptathlon played out in the 800m and the onset of a sudden torrential rain shower which brought back memories of the IAAF World Championships in Helsinki in 2005 added an extra layer of frisson to proceedings.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: men’s 200m – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 13, 2018 - 7:24pm
Nothing went according to the pre-champs form charts in the men's 200m. And Jona Efoloko and Charles Dobson, who produced a rare 1-2 finish in the event, were fine with that.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women's 3000m steeplechase – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 13, 2018 - 7:22pm
Few athletes exude such class, grace and sheer natural ability as Celliphine Chepteek Chespol, and here in Tampere on Friday night (13) the Kenyan exhibited them all as she cruised to gold in the 3000m steeplechase in 9:12.78, a championship record.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

July 13, 2018 - 7:18pm
Could this be the biggest upset of the six day championships? Unbeaten across heats, semifinals and finals in both individual and relay races this year, Jamaica's Christopher Taylor was run down in the home straight by a Belgian who had never broken the 46-second barrier before these championships.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

July 13, 2018 - 7:17pm
Twenty-four years – it’s long enough for any country to be waiting, but especially a superpower of sprinting like South Africa.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: women's long jump – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 13, 2018 - 7:14pm
In perhaps the biggest upset of the championships to date, Germany’s Lea-Jasmin Riecke claimed gold with a superb leap of 6.51m, demoting Japan’s Ayaka Kora to second and USA’s overwhelming favourite Tara Davis to third.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Report: heptathlon – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018

July 13, 2018 - 7:13pm
As if the contest hadn’t already been dramatic enough throughout the previous 36 hours, heavy rain started to fall before the third and final heat of the heptathlon 800m.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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

July 13, 2018 - 6:58pm
Report: men’s hammer throw – IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Zohri's golden run puts Indonesia on the athletics map

July 13, 2018 - 1:11pm
It was 10 seconds that shook up the world of sprinting – 10.18 seconds, to be precise, the amount of time it took Lalu Muhammad Zohri to stun the superpowers and grab 100m gold at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Williams and Jones sail through heats on fourth morning in Tampere

July 13, 2018 - 12:49pm
After winning the 100m title last night, Briana Williams’ campaign for the sprint double began with an easy passage through the heats of the 200m on the fourth morning session of the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

Athletics Integrity Unit’s outreach programme takes place in Tampere

July 13, 2018 - 12:18pm
At the launch of the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) in Aarhus, Denmark last April, chairperson David Howman said integrity in sport was “a key principle that must be ingrained in the way athletes live their lives and compete”. This message has been communicated to the 1400 athletes at the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 this week.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

2018 WMRA World Cup to kick off with Grossglockner Berglauf

July 13, 2018 - 10:32am
The opening round of the 2018 WMRA World Cup kicks off with the Grossglockner Berglauf in Heiligenblut, Austria, on Sunday (15), the first of five races to make up the series this year.
Categories: Atletieknieuws

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