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Report29 Aug 2015

Report: women's high jump final – IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015

Youth beat experience on Saturday night as Maria Kuchina defeated her more senior rivals in a high-class final to deliver a third successive Russian success in this event at the IAAF World Championships.

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Report06 Aug 2015

Jumpers provide the highlights at the Russian championships

The Russian championships and trials for the IAAF World Championships later this month were held in Cheboksary and the four-day event, which finished on Wednesday (5), produced several high quality performances in jumping events.

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News05 Aug 2015

Russia to send team of 71 to IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Following the conclusion of their national championships on Wednesday (5), Russia has selected a team of 71 athletes for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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Report09 Jul 2015

Chicherova is back on top in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Anna Chicherova lay flat on her back on the high jump landing pit at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Thursday (9), arms out, face full of surprise.

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Report20 May 2015

Four world leads in Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium

Four world leads highlighted the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing, and there was an attempt on Zhu Jianhua’s iconic national record in the high jump by Zhang Guowei on Wednesday night (20).

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Report01 Jun 2014

Lavillenie and Martinot-Lagarde score two for France in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

It was a good afternoon for France at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene as Renaud Lavillenie lived up to expectations in the pole vault and Pascal Martinot-Lagarde exceeded them in the 110m hurdles on Saturday (31).

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News13 May 2014

Seven global high jump champions set to feature in Oslo – IAAF Diamond League

The women’s high jump at the ExxonMobil Bislett Games on 11 June is shaping up as one of the most eagerly anticipated competitions to be staged at the Oslo leg of the IAAF Diamond League.

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News14 Apr 2014

High jumpers seeking high notes in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Every medallist from the major international championships of the past three years is confirmed for the star-studded women’s high jump contest at the 2014 Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 31 May, organisers announced on Monday (14).

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News06 Jan 2014

2013 IAAF World Challenge review

A look back at the best performances across the 2013 IAAF World Challenge.

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News15 Nov 2013

Monaco press points – Anna Chicherova, Svetlana Shkolina, Sara Simeoni

Ahead of the 2013 World Athletics Gala in Monaco, Russia High Jump stars Anna Chicherova and Svetlana Shkolina faced the media on Friday (15), the former having won at the 2011 IAAF World Championships and London 2012 Olympic Games and the latter taking the honours at this summer’s World Championships on home soil in Moscow.

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News21 Aug 2013

Stockholm press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Sweden’s 2013 World Championships 1500m gold medallist Abebe Aregawi and her Kenyan 800m counterpart Eunice Sum sat alongside each other at the DN Galan meeting hotel the day before the IAAF Diamond League competition and the inevitable question was asked of them ahead of their forthcoming 800m race: “Who is going to win?”

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Report17 Aug 2013

Report: Women's High Jump final – Moscow 2013

A Russian won the women’s High Jump but the plaudits went to Svetlana Skholina rather than the defending World champion and London 2012 Olympic Games winner, and many people’s favourite, Anna Chicherova.

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