Atletieknieuws

Farah to run Chicago Marathon

IAAF - juni 14, 2018 - 4:36pm
Organisers of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon have announced that four-time Olympic gold medallist and six-time world champion Mo Farah will contest the IAAF Gold Label road race on 7 October.
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Schäfer seeks redemption in Ratingen

IAAF - juni 14, 2018 - 2:35pm
Three weeks after her heptathlon came to an abrupt end in Götzis, world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer will be back in action at the Stadtwerke Ratingen Combined Events Meeting this weekend (16-17), hoping for better luck at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge fixture.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Mirhetu to defend title in Langueux

IAAF - juni 14, 2018 - 1:37pm
Ethiopia’s Birhane Mihretu Gebrekidan will be looking to claim a second victory at the Corrida de Langueux, an IAAF Bronze Label road race, on Saturday evening (16).
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8 meter 66! Cubaanse verspringer Echevarria zet beste wereldjaarprestatie neer

Nieuwsblad - juni 13, 2018 - 11:05pm

Juan Miguel Echevarria heeft woensdag op de IAAF World Challenge in het Tsjechische Ostrava voor de beste wereldjaarprestatie gezorgd in het verspringen. De negentienjarige Cubaan zette bij zijn derde poging een sprong van 8m66 op de tabellen.

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Echevarria’s momentum continues: 8.66m in Ostrava

IAAF - juni 13, 2018 - 10:05pm
Battling unseasonably chilly conditions, Juan Miguel Echevarria followed up on his breakthrough performance in Stockholm with a command performance at the 57th edition of the Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, in Ostrava, Czech Republic on Wednesday (13).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

World bronze makes Baji hungry for more medals

IAAF - juni 13, 2018 - 1:16pm
When Balázs Baji lunged for the line in the 110m hurdles final at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 to secure an unexpected bronze, he became the first Hungarian in the 34-year history of the global event to win a track medal.
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High and low – Levern Spencer

IAAF - juni 13, 2018 - 12:34pm
St Lucian high jumper Levern Spencer says winning the Commonwealth title earlier this year was the highlight of her career and it came just months after her all-time low.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Wlodarczyk and Gudzius prevail in Ostrava

IAAF - juni 12, 2018 - 9:14pm
World hammer throw champion Anita Wlodarczyk notched her first victory of the season at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in Ostrava on Tuesday (12) while Andrius Gudzius prevailed against a strong field in the men’s discus throw.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Warholm: Still grounded, but more confident

IAAF - juni 12, 2018 - 8:00am
World 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm has already picked up where he left off last year, lowering his own national record in two of his three races this season, first to 47.82 in Rome and again to 47.81 in Stockholm. Through it all, he's been battling with Qatari Abderrahman Samba in one of the sport's newest and most exciting rivalries.
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After early season heroics, spotlight on Echevarria, Barshim and Dibaba in Ostrava

IAAF - juni 11, 2018 - 10:18pm
Seven 2018 world leaders and ten world champions will converge on the eastern Czech city of Ostrava for the 57th Golden Spike, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on Wednesday (13). 
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Kipchoge targets lifetime best in Berlin

IAAF - juni 11, 2018 - 9:09pm
When Eliud Kipchoge takes to the startline for the BMW Berlin Marathon on 16 September, his goal for the IAAF Gold Label road race is clear cut: to break his personal best.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Pittman donates Sydney bodysuit to IAAF Heritage Collection

IAAF - juni 11, 2018 - 5:34pm
During her trip last week to Ostrava in the Czech Republic to attend the opening of the IAAF Heritage World / Continental Cup – 1977 To 2018 – Exhibition, Australia’s two-time world 400m hurdles champion Jana Pittman made an exceptionally generous donation to the IAAF Heritage Collection.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Teen trials to senior success – CJ Ujah

IAAF - juni 11, 2018 - 5:25pm
It’s not just the gold medallists who gain valuable experience from competing at the IAAF World U20 Championships. Many other medallists and competitors go on to become stars of the sport in their senior years.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

After Stockholm stunner, the sky’s the limit for Echevarria

IAAF - juni 11, 2018 - 2:58pm
In the beginning, it looked just like any other jump.
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Wordt dit de eerste man die verder springt dan negen meter? Belgisch recordhouder spreekt zich uit

Nieuwsblad - juni 11, 2018 - 2:51pm

Juan Miguel Echevarria, onthoud die naam! De 19-jarige Cubaan sprong zondag in het Zweedse Stockholm met een zuchtje teveel aan rugwind maar liefst 8m83 ver. Nationaal recordhouder Erik Nys (44) ziet in Echevarria de eerste man die de magische grens van negen meter kan doorbreken maar waarschuwt tegelijk voor te hoge verwachtingen. “Hij moet toch nog bewijzen dat het geen lucky shot was.”

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Gezahegn retains title while Mohammed wins in close finish in Lanzhou

IAAF - juni 10, 2018 - 10:57pm
Ethiopia’s Kelkile Gezahegn successfully defended his title at the Lanzhou Marathon, while Bahrain’s Merima Mohammed won the women’s contest by a narrow margin at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (10).
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Philip Milanov doet van zich spreken tijdens de Diamond League in Stockholm

Nieuwsblad - juni 10, 2018 - 7:39pm

Philip Milanov is zondag als vierde geëindigd op de Diamond League atletiekmeeting in het Zweedse Stockholm. De Brugse discuswerper stelde zijn beste seizoensprestatie gevoelig bij van 64m91 naar 66m51.

Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Echevarria sails windy 8.83m in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - juni 10, 2018 - 6:48pm
Echevarria sails windy 8.83m in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League
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Samba blazes 47.41 Asian record in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

IAAF - juni 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
He settled into his blocks wearing black socks emblazoned with flames, and moments later we found out why: at the BAUHAUS-galan in Stockholm on Sunday afternoon (10), the sixth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, 22-year-old Abderrahman Samba unleashed another scorching, stunning display to win the men’s 400m hurdles in 47.41.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

Two more records fall as Asian Junior Championships conclude in Gifu

IAAF - juni 10, 2018 - 3:10pm
A pair of championship records fell on Sunday (10) as the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships came to a close in Gifu, Japan.
Categorieën: Atletieknieuws

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