US record-holder Christian Taylor’s road to a second Olympic triple jump title faces a major test at the Prefontaine Classic, as he will be one of five global gold medallists at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 28 May.
A capacity crowd again packed the Oregon Convention Center and they were again treated to a splendid night of athletics with 10 champions crowned on the third day of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016.
A fast sprint along the track followed by a powerful hop and step, and then a well-stretched jump. China’s Dong Bin leapt 17.25m in the first round of the men’s triple jump at the second National Indoor Grand Prix of 2016 on Friday (4) in Nanjing.
China’s Dong Bin returned to his favourite indoor facility in Nanjing and bounded out to an Asian indoor triple jump record and 2016 world-leading mark of 17.41m on the second day of the Chinese National Indoor Grand Prix on Monday (29).
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.
The European and US indoor seasons may almost be at an end but in China their 2013 calendar got off to a great start in Nanjing wth one Asian indoor record and five national records at the two day meeting on Wednesday and Thursday (6/7).