The Russian Indoor Championships, held in Moscow at the CSKA hall, saw three athletes perform a double, but the star performer over the three-day event, which ended on Thursday (19), was pole vaulter Anzhelika Sidorova.
Despite the weather oscillating around 20 degrees Celsius on Tuesday morning, Bohdan Bondarenko seemed to feel the cold as he was dressing in a baggy long-sleeved T-shirt and tights, as well as his Ukrainian vest, during the High Jump qualifying rounds.
Yekaterina Kupina and Yekaterina Koneva posted world-leading marks at the Russian Team Championships in Sochi on Saturday and Sunday (25-26), with the former running the first sub-2:00 800m time of the summer with 1:59.72 and the later improving her Triple Jump best to 14.80m.
Organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing have announced another raft of top names that will grace their meeting on 21 May, including both of the 2011 World Championships gold medallists in the javelin, Germany’s Mattias De Zordo and Russia’s Mariya Abakumova.
23 November 2012 – Barcelona, Spain – The 1968 Olympic High Jump men’s champion Dick Fosbury and the 2012 Olympic High Jump women’s champion Anna Chicherova appeared at the press point at the IAAF Centenary Gala in Barcelona. These were some of the highlights.