Anticipating when the real racing starts is one of the exciting aspects of watching distance running, and in the respect of 'real races'the competition over 1500m and 3000m races in Birmingham at the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics (14-16 March), did not disappoint.
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Birmingham at a distance

Anticipating when the real racing starts is one of the exciting aspects of watching distance running, and in the respect of 'real races'the competition over 1500m and 3000m races in Birmingham at the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics (14-16 March), did not disappoint.... Read More

Russia’s Svetlana Feofanova won the women’s Pole Vault final in the last session of the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics (14-16 March) in the National Indoor Arena, giving the championships the ultimate kudos of a 4.80m World record, the 29th in the history of the World Indoors.
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World record for Feofanova brings Birmingham’s World Indoor Championships to spectacular close

Russia’s Svetlana Feofanova won the women’s Pole Vault final in the last session of the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships in Athletics (14-16 March) in the National Indoor Arena, giving the championships the ultimate kudos of a 4.80m World record, the 29th in the history of the World Indoors.... Read More

Tom Pappas asks for another autumn when he is healthy. Then, says the new Heptathlon World Indoor Champion, the world record might just be within his reach.
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Pappas looks for another healthy autumn

Tom Pappas asks for another autumn when he is healthy. Then, says the new Heptathlon World Indoor Champion, the world record might just be within his reach.... Read More

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2003 World Indoor Championships men's 4x400m final

After the US team’s performance in yesterday’s heats, no one would have predicted that any team would be close to the Americans.... Read More

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Women 4x400 Metres Final

In perhaps the least competitive event of the weekend, the Russian women destroyed the competition with their 3:28.45 relay win. ... Read More

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News16 Mar 2003

Men Heptathlon Event Seven

Despite a setback in the pole vault Pappas held on in the 1000 metres to take the gold medal.

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News16 Mar 2003

Men 60 Metres Hurdles Final

When all was said and done, Allen Johnson of the US had regained the gold medal he first won in Barcelona eight years ago.

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Women 60 Metre Hurdles Final

old Gail Devers wasn’t about to let Regina Jacobs be the only female thirty-something gold medallist today.

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Men 3000 Metres Final

If Haile Gebrselassie had any doubts about his own sprinting ability, he didn’t show it today

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Men Triple Jump Final

They didn't get to see an Edwards win, but in an amazing final 5–6 minutes of competition they did see the lead change hands twice and the medals get totally shuffled over their order at the end of the penultimate round.

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Women 1500 Metres Final

Veteran runner Regina Jacobs showed the field a clean pair of heels to take the gold medal in the 1500 metres Final.

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Men 800 Metres Final

A shocking win by American David Krummenacker over Denmark’s Wilson Kipketer in the final metres left the crowd in stunned silence.

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News16 Mar 2003

Women 800 Metres Final

Maria Mutola of Mozambique made indoor athletics history by becoming the first woman to win five world titles in an individual event with her 1:58.94 victory.

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Men 400 Metres Final

American Tyree Washington won both the mental and physical contests over Great Britain’s Daniel Caines with a 45.34 personal-best run

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Women Pole Vault Final

Svetlana Feofanova takes gold and reclaims World Record.

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Women 400 Metres Final

Natalya Nazarova dominated the women's 400 metres Final.

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Women Long Jump Final

Tatyana Kotova is the most successful woman long jumper in the history of the World Indoors.

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