The former IAAF General Secretary and Croatia’s two-tme IAAF World Championships High Jump gold medallist Blanka Vlasic, who is a native of Split, together helped plant 120 olive trees to commemorate the 2010 IAAF/ VTB Bank Continental Cup in Split on Thursday.
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Olive trees planted to commemorate the 2010 IAAF /VTB Bank Continental Cup in Split

The former IAAF General Secretary and Croatia’s two-tme IAAF World Championships High Jump gold medallist Blanka Vlasic, who is a native of Split, together helped plant 120 olive trees to commemorate the 2010 IAAF/ VTB Bank Continental Cup in Split on Thursday.... Read More

Anyone looking forward to the men’s Pole Vault competition at the beginning of the season would have salivated at the announcement of a ‘Steven Hooker vs Renaud Lavillenie’ line-up.<BR>
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Hooker - back to basics, back to winning ways

Anyone looking forward to the men’s Pole Vault competition at the beginning of the season would have salivated at the announcement of a ‘Steven Hooker vs Renaud Lavillenie’ line-up.<BR>... Read More

- A sickly child Yuliya Zarudneva used to regularly catch colds and flu viruses, so in an effort to combat the problem her father came up with an interesting solution.</P>
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Impressive Zarudneva completes season with Continental Cup title

- A sickly child Yuliya Zarudneva used to regularly catch colds and flu viruses, so in an effort to combat the problem her father came up with an interesting solution.</P>... Read More

Bernard Lagat made history tonight at the IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup and also added plenty of evidence to the argument that at the moment, there may not be a better tactical middle distance racer in the world.<br>
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With Split double, Lagat puts his tactical brilliance on display – IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup

Bernard Lagat made history tonight at the IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup and also added plenty of evidence to the argument that at the moment, there may not be a better tactical middle distance racer in the world.<br>... Read More

Europe edged a tight battle with the Americas to secure the IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup, but nobody could deny this final day was all about one woman – Croatian High Jump megastar Blanka Vlasic.<BR>
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Europe takes team battle, Vlasic fulfils leading role in Split - Day 2 - IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup

Europe edged a tight battle with the Americas to secure the IAAF/VTB Bank Continental Cup, but nobody could deny this final day was all about one woman – Croatian High Jump megastar Blanka Vlasic.<BR>... Read More

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Harting spurred on by 70m and rival Małachowski

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In weekend's most dramatic moment, Vlasic scales 2.05m at home in Split - IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup

Poster girl Blanka Vlasic’s appearance in the High Jump was expected to first pack, and then bring down, the proverbial house. Nearly 30,000 vociferous fans did turn out, and the double World champion didn’t disappoint, capping her starring role with a competition record of 2.05m in what will go down as one of the most memorable moments in IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup history.<br>

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'Event by Event' report coverage - IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup

The IAAF’s website team brings you comprehensive written news coverage of all the action from the IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup in Split, Croatia, on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 September 2010.<BR>

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EVENT Report - Men's 4x400 Metres Relay

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EVENT Report - Women's 4x400 Metres Relay

<p>The best relay races come down to the wire and this one, a dramatic 4x400m Relay victory by Team Americas over Team Europe, will be remembered as one of the finest of the 2010 IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup.</p>

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EVENT Report - Men's 800 Metres

After David Oliver, Blanka Vlasic and Andreas Thorkildsen, World record holder David Rudisha of Kenya was yet another outstanding pre-event favourite who lived up to the fans’ expectations with a superb showing to win the men’s 800m at today’s IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup here in Split. <BR>

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Report05 Sep 2010

EVENT Report - Men's Javelin Throw

Andreas Thorkildsen has won it all. You name it, he’s won it. World Championships, Olympic Games, European Championships, World Cup…understandably so the season’s World leader and only man this year to break the 90-metre barrier came into the IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup as relaxed as ever. <BR>

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EVENT Report - Women's 5000 Metres

kick affair, Vivian Cheruiyot led a 1-2 finish for Africa in the women’s 5000m to conclude the distance programme at the IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup.<br>

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Report05 Sep 2010

EVENT Report - Women's Shot Put

Coming into this weekend’s IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup, Nadzeya Ostapchuk had been having a perfect season – a National Record of 21.70m indoors, the IAAF World Indoor gold medal, the European title, and a 12-meet winning streak. But all good things must come to an end.<br>

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EVENT Report - Men's 200 Metres

Wallace Spearmon came into today’s IAAF / VTB Bank Continental Cup as the defending champion, and finished it as a two-time winner of the 200m, leading Team Americas to maximum points.<br>

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Report05 Sep 2010

EVENT Report - Women's 200 Metres

With a dominating run, Aleksandra Fedoriva of Russia led a 1-2 finish for Team Europe in the women’s 200m.<br>

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