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Series19 Dec 2018

Gen 10: all-round talent Alina Shukh

Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.

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Report22 Jul 2017

Shukh wins epic heptathlon duel at European U20 Championships

In one of the greatest U20 heptathlon competitions in history, Ukraine’s Alina Shukh beat arch rival Geraldine Ruckstuhl to win the European U20 title by the narrow margin of 24 points, scoring a national U20 record of 6381 in Grosseto on Friday (21).

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Report02 Jul 2017

Oiglane and Shukh take European Super League Combined Events titles in Tallinn

Janek Oiglane from Estonia moved from third after day one to the overall title to win the super league division of the European Combined Events Team Championships, and IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting, in Tallinn on Sunday (2).

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Press Release24 May 2017

World records ratified

The following world records have recently been ratified...

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Report05 Feb 2017

Lisek joins the six-metre club in Potsdam – indoor round-up

Renaud Lavillenie will need to be close to his best form to win a record fifth successive European indoor pole vault title in Belgrade next month as Piotr Lisek confirmed his terrific early season shape in Potsdam, becoming the 10th vaulter in history to clear six metres indoors.

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Report28 Jan 2017

Shukh breaks world U20 indoor pentathlon record

Alina Shukh of Ukraine broke the world U20 indoor record in the pentathlon on Friday (27), tallying 4550 points at the national indoor team championships in Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine.

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Report17 Jul 2016

Shukh's world U18 heptathlon best highlights European Youth Championships

Among a plethora of world-leading U18 performances at the inaugural European Youth Championships, the undoubted highlight was Alina Shukh’s heptathlon world U18 best at the four-day event in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, which ended on Sunday (17).

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Report19 Jun 2016

Bekh long jumps 6.93m at Ukrainian Championships

Rising star Maryna Bekh confirmed her vast potential by soaring out to 6.93m to win the women's long jump at the Ukrainian Championships in Lutsk, a four-day competition which came to an end on Sunday (19).

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Report19 Jul 2015

Girls' heptathlon – IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015

With an astonishing comeback on the second day of competition, Switzerland’s Geraldine Ruckstuhl moved from sixth to first and set a championship record of 6037 points to take gold in a thrilling finale to the girls’ heptathlon at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015 on Saturday night (18).

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Previews14 Jul 2015

Girls' heptathlon preview – IAAF World Youth Championships Cali 2015

If previous form is to be believed, then the girls’ heptathlon should come down to a head-to-head duel between world youth leaders Ukraine’s Alina Shukh and Austria’s Sarah Lagger.

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