St Kitts’ sprinter Kim Collins continued to astound and defy Father Time at the traditional Russian Winter meeting, the second of the 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings, which ironically fell on the warmest February day for many years in Moscow with temperatures about 3 degrees Celsius outside the CSKA Arena on Sunday (1).
The past three winners of the world indoor 60m hurdles title will line up against each other on 21 February at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting.
It’s not often that four world record-holders in any given event are in the same room at the same time, but when it happens it is truly an extraordinary experience.
Italy’s newly crowned European champion Libania Grenot may have been defeated in the 400m, but the nation’s rising middle-distance star Federica Del Buono thrilled the enthusiastic Rovereto crowd when winning the 1500m at the Palio della Quercia meeting on Tuesday (2).
Sergey Shubenkov, European sprint hurdles champion indoors and outdoors, is the poster boy of the Russian Winter meeting in Moscow. But the world bronze medallist will have his work cut out for him in the 60m hurdles at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting on 2 February.
Zurich’s Weltklasse on 29 August – the first of two finals in the 2013 IAAF Diamond League – will be an exciting showdown after the recently concluded IAAF World Championships.
The Memorial Primo Nebiolo in the Italian city of Torino saw US 100m hurdler Queen Harrison break the meeting record when clocking an impressive 12.64 into a headwind to hold off her compatriot Lolo Jones, who finished second in 12.74 on Saturday night (8).