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As the curtain came down on a memorable 14th edition of the World Indoor Championships it is hard not to think what we had witnessed today inside a vociferous Atakoy Athletics Arena was the past, present and future of the sport.
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Dramatic final day brings Istanbul 2012 to a close - Day 3 Wrap

As the curtain came down on a memorable 14th edition of the World Indoor Championships it is hard not to think what we had witnessed today inside a vociferous Atakoy Athletics Arena was the past, present and future of the sport.... Read More

It’s fair to say the men’s 800 metres at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships has not followed the form book, but normalcy was restored at the last when the favourite, Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia, took the gold medal in one minute 48.36 seconds.
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Teenager Aman’s rise continues with Ethiopia’s first 800m gold

It’s fair to say the men’s 800 metres at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships has not followed the form book, but normalcy was restored at the last when the favourite, Mohammed Aman of Ethiopia, took the gold medal in one minute 48.36 seconds.... Read More

If you were to break down the actual amount of on-track effort it took to claim a World title at these 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Yelena Isinbayeva would certainly take the top prize.
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Isinbayeva after fourth World Indoor title: 'Today I understand better what I achieved in the past'

If you were to break down the actual amount of on-track effort it took to claim a World title at these 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Yelena Isinbayeva would certainly take the top prize.... Read More

An exhilarating denouement to the 14th IAAF Indoor Championships in Istanbul is guaranteed with 36 medals up for grabs in a little over three-and-a-half hours of action in the Atakoy Athletics Arena today.
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Istanbul 2012 – Day 3 Preview

An exhilarating denouement to the 14th IAAF Indoor Championships in Istanbul is guaranteed with 36 medals up for grabs in a little over three-and-a-half hours of action in the Atakoy Athletics Arena today.... Read More

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Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's 4x400m Final

It was a good start for us. But with the British runner speeding up and slowing down I messed up my rhythm. I could not do my own rhythm.... Read More

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Women's Pole Vault Final

I was waiting for this victory like a mother is waiting to give birth to her baby. It was very important for me, Yelena Isinbayeva.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's 60m semi-final

I came here to set a statement for the rest of the year. I want to break the world record. The track is great and the crowd is awesome. I have been to the bazaar and the people are really nice. I will certainly come back here, Justin Gatlin

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's Triple Jump Final

the Florida Gators- won the national college championships and that motivated me a lot. I felt excited already from the warm-up and every jump was crazy, Will Claye

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's High Jump Final

I am very happy and very lucky. This is my first medal in an international competition! I did not expect to win at all and beat all these Olympic and World champions! Dimitrios Chondrokoukis.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Women's 60m Final

I am blessed and very grateful for the victory tonight. I am thankful to God. As far as the Olympic Games are concerned, it is hard for me to choose just one event, Veronica Campbell Brown.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Men's 800m Final

It is championships race so I knew it would be slow. I positioned myself well and held on for the win, Mohammed Aman.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Women's 3000m Final

I'm so happy to win the gold medal, because it is my first win and also because I defeated Meseret Defar, Hellen Osando Obiri.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Women's 800m Final

For me, I am happy. These last three years, with my injury, were a desaster for me. Injuries have a great impact on top athletes, Pamela Jelimo.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Flash Interviews - Women's Long Jump Final

I am blessed to become the first woman to win back-to-back indoor titles, plus the American and the Championships record, Brittney Reese.

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News11 Mar 2012

Istanbul 2012 - Read, listen and follow on IAAF.org

Throughout this action-packed weekend the IAAF website will offer extensive coverage of the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Report11 Mar 2012

EVENT REPORT - Men's 4x400 Metres Relay - Final

Not having a single representative in yesterday's 400m final must have put a little extra fire in the collective belly of the U.S. men's 4x400m Relay squad as the quartet cruised to a comfortable victory, their fourth straight in the event at the World Indoor Championships.

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Report11 Mar 2012

EVENT REPORT - Men's 60 Metres Hurdles - Final

Never predict the outcome of a Hurdles final based on the results of the semi-finals: that is the lesson we have learnt in the past and yet again here in Istanbul it was no exception.

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