German javelin throwers impressed with personal bests in front of the home crowd at the 75th edition of ISTAF Berlin on Sunday (3).
The German Athletics Federation (DLV) will travel to the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 with a team of 65 athletes.
It has been 13 years, but the women’s javelin returns to Oslo’s Bislett Stadium for the 50th anniversary of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games, part of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League, on 11 June.
Sixteen disciplines begin their 2015 IAAF Diamond League journey in Shanghai on Sunday (17), but it is hard to see any of the other 15 events topping the men’s high jump.
Barbora Spotakova and Christina Obergfoll headline a deep world-class javelin field at the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May, after organisers for the famous Prefontaine Classic announced the line up for the this event on Monday (30).
He calls the Olympic Stadium in Berlin his ‘living room’ so three-time World champion Robert Harting is not going to be denied victory in the Discus easily at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the German capital on Sunday.
Despite a plethora of recently crowned World champions taking part in the first of this year’s IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday (29), if there is one person who has the potential to usurp the modern phenomenon that is Usain Bolt then that man may be Bohdan Bonderenko.
Swedish favourite Abebe Aregawi is among 12 World champions – including Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop, USA’s David Oliver, Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar, Czech Republic’s Zuzana Hejnova , Russia’s Svetlana Shkolina and Colombia’s Caterine Ibarguen and Germany’s Christina Obergfoll - competing at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stockholm on Thursday.
The IAAF World Championships came to a close last Sunday and many of the newly-crowned World champions will compete in Stockholm on 22 August at the DN Galan, the next leg of the IAAF Diamond League.