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Press Release17 Oct 2019

Fajdek and Price win 2019 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge

Recently crowned world champions Pawel Fajdek of Poland and DeAnna Price of the USA topped the end-of-year standings for the 2019 IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge. Fajdek won the challenge for the fifth time, adding to victories in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017. For Price, it was her first finish atop the standings.

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Report27 Aug 2019

Halasz and Price triumph in Szombathely

European bronze medallist Bence Halasz delighted the home crowd at the Pal Nemeth Memorial by winning the men’s hammer, while North American record-holder DeAnna Price won the women’s contest at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in Szombathely on Tuesday (27).

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Report09 Jul 2019

Taylor, Coleman and Miller-Uibo shine in Szekesfehervar

It may have been aided by a strong following wind, but world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor produced one of the longest leaps of his career to win at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar on Tuesday (9).

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Report16 Jun 2019

Fajdek gains revenge on Nowicki in Chorzow

Four days after their clash in Bydgoszcz, the finishing order of Polish duo Pawel Fajdek and Wojciech Nowicki was reversed at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial with Fajdek coming out on top at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in Chorzow on Sunday (16).

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Report12 Jun 2019

Nowicki topples Fajdek with world lead in Bydgoszcz

Making their first IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge appearance of 2019, Polish duo Wojceich Nowicki and Pawel Fajdek produced the highlight of the inaugural Irena Szewinska Memorial in Bydgoszcz on Wednesday (12).

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Report11 Jun 2019

Wlodarczyk back on top while Kirt wins again in Turku

Tuesday evening (11) at the 57th Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku was perfect in many ways.

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Previews10 Jun 2019

Ståhl, Wlodarczyk and Kirt among the favourites in Turku

As is often the case at the Paavo Nurmi Games, throwing events will take centre stage at the IAAF World Challenge meeting with world leader Daniel Ståhl and Olympic champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Thomas Rohler set to compete in Turku on Tuesday (11).

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Feature22 May 2019

Strong focus the key to Wlodarczyk’s longevity

Hammer world record-holder Anita Wlodarczyk made her eagerly-awaited 2019 debut in Nanjing last night, and by the lofty standards she has set over the past decade, it was a modest opening.

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Report21 May 2019

World leads for Gong and Tsegay in Nanjing

World leads by Lijiao Gong and Gudaf Tsegay were among the highlight performances at the inaugural Nanjing World Challenge on Tuesday (21).

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Report19 May 2019

Norman, Wang and Lalova break meeting records in Osaka

Michael Norman’s 19.84 clocking in the 200m at the Golden Grand Prix Osaka was one of three meeting records set at the IAAF World Challenge competition on Sunday (19).

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Previews17 May 2019

Norman’s 200m seasonal debut among expected highlights in Osaka

Expectations will be high when Michael Norman takes to the 200m startline on Sunday (19) at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix Osaka, part of the IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge.

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Report28 Apr 2019

Enekwechi and Dutra upset favourites in Bragança Paulista

Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, world ranked No.14, produced a national shot put record of 21.77m to beat Brazilian favourite Darlan Romani the 35th Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo on Sunday (28) as the 2019 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge got under way at the Estádio do Centro Nacional de Desenvolvimento do Atletismo in Bragança Paulista, São Paulo.

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