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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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Series07 Apr 2014

Work, rest and play – Brigetta Barrett

World and Olympic high jump silver medallist Brigetta Barrett is a talented all-rounder with a passion for singing, poetry and acting. We speak to the US athlete about how she operates at work, rest and play.

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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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Report15 Aug 2013

Report: Women's High Jump qualifying – Moscow 2013

There will be 13 women in Saturday’s final as common sense prevailed on Thursday morning after that number of women cleared 1.92m.

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Previews06 Aug 2013

Women’s High Jump – Preview

The battle for the gold medal looks to be between Russia’s reigning Olympic champion and defending World champion Anna Chicherova and the USA’s London 2012 Olympic Games silver medallist Brigetta Barrett and there is little to choose between them on current form.

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News18 Jul 2013

Monaco press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Monaco is clearly a good place for Mo Farah. Two years ago at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in the Stade Louis II he set his personal best 5000m time of 12:53.11, and two years before that his 1500m personal best of 3:33.98.

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Report14 Jul 2013

Carter, Pierre, Johnson and Barrett thrill in Madrid – IAAF World Challenge

Jamaica's Nesta Carter provided the highlight of the 'Meeting de Madrid 2013', an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on Saturday (13) with an outstanding 9.87 run performance in the men's 100m on Saturday (13).

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Previews11 Jul 2013

Barrett, Vlasic, Storl: infield events take centre stage in Madrid – IAAF World Challenge

The women’s High Jump contest should be one of the main attraction at the ‘Meeting de Madrid 2013’, an IAAF World Challenge meeting and Spain’s most prestigious athletics event, thanks to the presence of USA’s London 2012 Olympic Games silver medallist Brigetta Barrett and Croatia’s two-time former World champion Blanka Vlasic on Saturday (13).

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News05 Jul 2013

Paris press conference highlights – IAAF Diamond League

Brigetta Barrett is an accomplished singer and so she probably knows Alice Cooper’s 70s rock anthem ‘Schools Out’ off by heart. It’s probably a tune she and the Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have been mentally humming ever since the start from the summer.

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News27 Jun 2013

Pearson vs Rollins clash to headline Monaco – IAAF Diamond League

Tyson Gay, Sally Pearson and Brianna Rollins are just some of the many international stars added to the line-up for the Herculis IAAF Diamond League meeting on 19 July.

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Report23 Jun 2013

National records for Rollins, Carter and Bingson at US Championships

Brianna Rollins still doesn’t know how fast she can run in the women’s 100m Hurdles.

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News15 Jan 2013

Lowe and Barrett set for New York clash

The women’s High Jump at the 106th Millrose Games will be truly memorable as USA’s Chaunte Lowe and Brigetta Barrett today announced that they will compete at the Armory on February 16.

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