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Japan’s bronze in Punta Umbria a small consolation

During his remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, IAAF President Lamine Diack called for a minute’s silence in remembrance of the victims of the earthquake and tsunami which struck Japan with such violent force recently.... Read More

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Report20 Mar 2011

Kipyegon takes gold as Ethiopia restores team pride - Junior Women's Race Report - Punta Umbria 2011

- Faith Chepngetich Kipyegon sprinted to victory in the IAAF World Cross Country Championships&nbsp;opening race, the junior women’s event, at Punta Umbria 2011, a sparkling sprint under a brilliant sun.</P>

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News20 Mar 2011

Comprehensive coverage from Punta Umbria 2011

ain - Throughout the weekend, the IAAF website will provide comprehensive coverage of Sunday's (20) World Cross Country Championships from Punta Umbria, Spain.<BR>

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News19 Mar 2011

Lamdassem leads local interest at World Cross Country Championships - Punta Umbria 2011

Spain plays host to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships for the third time on Sunday (20) and so it’s appropriate then that Ayad Lamdassem will be on hand to give the local crowd plenty to cheer.

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News19 Mar 2011

Three women, one goal - Punta Umbria 2011

- Alessandra Aguilar, Meselech Melkamu and Lineth Chepkurui – three women with different expectations coming into the 39th IAAF World Cross Country Championships – but each with the common goal of self-improvement.</P>

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News19 Mar 2011

IAAF Dinner in Punta Umbria

- On the evening before the 2011 World Cross Country Championships took place in Punta Umbria, as is traditional on the eve of all IAAF World Athletics Series competitions, an IAAF Dinner was held.</P>

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News19 Mar 2011

Punta Umbria sees celebrity runners’ race and plant trees for UNICEF

2011 – On Saturday (19), the day before the 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain, 100 celebrities from the running world took part in a 4km race on the world championship course to raise money for United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). </P>

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News18 Mar 2011

Facts & Figures - Punta Umbria 2011 - World Cross Country Championships

Statistician Mark Butler takes a look at all the statistics, facts and figures behind the IAAF World Cross Country Championships to take place on Sunday (20) in Punta Umbria, Spain.<br>

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Previews16 Mar 2011

Mutai, Mesfin or Medhin? - Punta Umbria Men’s Races Preview

The 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbría, Spain, will definitely see a new name crowned as the senior men’s champion as no previous winner will be on the start line.

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Previews15 Mar 2011

Masai should keep her friends close – but not too close! - Punta Umbria Women's Race Preview

At some stage of the senior women’s race at Punta Umbria 2011, you’d fancy Linet Masai will have to start thinking about who her real friends are.

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News15 Mar 2011

Preliminary Entry Lists now available - IAAF World Cross Country Championships

The preliminary entry lists for the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Punta Umbria, Spain (Sunday 20 March) are now available.<br>

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News15 Mar 2011

Flanagan leads USA squad to Punta Umbria

Olympic Bronze medallist and American record holder Shalane Flanagan is once again set to lead the Team USA women at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships as they seek to improve on their bronze medal finish in 2010.<br>

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News14 Mar 2011

US$280,000 at stake in Punta Umbria - World Cross Country Champs

A sum of US$280,000 in prize money will be paid by the IAAF for the two senior races at the 39th edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Punta Umbria, Spain which will be held on Sunday 20 March 2011.<BR><BR>

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