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Series16 Oct 2018

IAAF Inside Athletics – Andreas Thorkildsen

The 16th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with two-time Olympic javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen.

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News11 May 2016

Two-time Olympic javelin champion Thorkildsen retires

Norway’s 2004 and 2008 Olympic javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen announced his retirement on Wednesday (11).

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Press Release30 Aug 2015

IAAF Athletes’ Commission election results

The six newly elected representatives of the IAAF Athletes’ Commission are as follows (listed in alphabetical order): Valerie Adams, Mutaz Essa Barshim, Yelena Isinbayeva, Koji Murofushi, Christian Olsson and Andreas Thorkildsen, the IAAF announced on Sunday (30).

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News10 Jun 2014

Javelin press conference highlights in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

There were three main topics of conversation at the ‘javelin special’ press conference ahead of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo on Wednesday (11) – injuries, upsets to javelin’s world order, and Tero Pitkämäki’s baby boy, who was born yesterday.

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Previews10 Jun 2014

Dream Mile and the men's javelin get local hearts pounding in Oslo - IAAF Diamond League

Mention the Bislett Games to most athletics followers and invariably two events spring to mind: the Dream Mile, of course, and the men’s javelin.

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News28 May 2014

Long throwers in welcome territory in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Sandra Perkovic and Vitezslav Vesely are currently the world’s best in their events, but they are not the only gold medallists in the long throws at the Prefontaine Classic, the next leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League in Eugene on 31 May.

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News23 May 2014

Top six javelin throwers from World Championships to feature in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

When you think of the javelin, you automatically think of Oslo and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games. The IAAF Diamond League meeting in Norway’s capital has a rich tradition in the event and the assembled field for 11 June will only add to that.

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News28 Mar 2014

Bergqvist and Thorkildsen lead IAAF Ambassador Kids’ Clinic in Copenhagen

IAAF Ambassadors Kajsa Bergqvist and Andreas Thorkildsen visited the Hvidovre Stadion in the Copenhagen suburbs on Friday (28) to run a Kids’ Clinic for 24 teenage athletes from around the Danish capital.

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Series24 Feb 2014

Work, rest and play – Andreas Thorkildsen

Two-time Olympic javelin champion Andreas Thorkildsen is next up to answer our work, rest and play questions.

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Report15 Aug 2013

Report: Men’s Javelin qualifying – Moscow 2013

The best throw of the men’s Javelin qualification in Moscow was seen early, in the first round of group A, by one of the gold medal favourites here, Tero Pitkamaki.

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Series08 Jul 2013

IAAF Inside Athletics – Nestlé/IAAF Kids' Athletics

The 20th episode of IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now.

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IaafNews05 Jul 2013

Athletics stars inspire future generation at special demonstration of IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics in Switzerland

Seven world-class athletes joined dozens of young children today for an athletics competition held in the grounds of the Nestlé headquarters in Vevey, Switzerland, situated on the banks of the picturesque Lake Geneva.

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