Britain's 2008 Olympic and two-time world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu has been one of the finest one-lap runners on the planet for the past decade. Here the hugely experienced athlete talks about how she has overcome a constant stream of challenges during her long and successful career.
Leading British athletes Christine Ohuruogu and Dina Asher-Smith continued their countdown to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by outlining their hopes for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday (5), which is being held exactly two months before the Olympic Games.
British Athletics today named a team of 63 athletes to compete at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 from 22-30 August.
World 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu swept away the final protective layer of soil from the finish line in the Olympic Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Monday (8), ahead of the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games on 24-25 July.
Cuban triple jumper Pedro Pablo Pichardo and US pole vaulter Jenn Suhr are among the latest top athletes announced to compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York on 13 June.
World 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu will compete at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park from 24-25 July, the 11th leg of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League.
Kaliese Spencer confirmed her status as currently the world’s No.1 400m hurdler with another emphatic win at the Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, while Dawn Harper Nelson ran clean over all 10 barriers to win a thrilling 100m hurdles tussle with Queen Harrison on Sunday (24).
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Jamaica’s much-decorated “Pocket Rocket”, loves relays. After all, in addition to being the world and Olympic champion at 100m, the diminutive sprinter was the anchor of Jamaica’s championship-record-setting 4x100m relay team in Moscow, the second-fastest of all time at 41.29. She also led off Jamaica’s silver medal team in London, bested there only by USA’s 40.82 world record run.