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Feature25 Sep 2020

Remembering Magic Monday, the greatest night in athletics history

Twenty years ago today, the Sydney Olympic Games enraptured the world with what is widely regarded as one of the most thrilling nights in athletics history.

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IaafNews21 Apr 2015

Five global champions support IAAF / Nestlé Kids Athletics in Sochi

Situated directly in the front of the entrance to ExpoCentre in the Sochi Winter Olympic Park, a high profile demonstration of IAAF / Nestlé Kids’ Athletics, which is one of the biggest grassroots development programmes in the world of sports, took place this afternoon (21).

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Feature08 Jul 2014

Teenage talent to the fore – a brief history of the IAAF World Junior Championships

There have been national junior championships for athletes dating back to the 1920s, with the former Czechoslovakia having organised what is believed to be the first in 1921. But having a global event – the IAAF World Junior Championships – that puts young talent on display is a relatively recent innovation.

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IaafNews04 Mar 2014

Szabo appointed Romania’s minister of youth and sport

Three-time world champion Gabriela Szabo has been appointed as the minister of youth and sport in the proposed structure of Romania’s new government.

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Previews29 Mar 2002

Szabo’s ‘Highland fling’’ marks Romanian’s competitive return and road race debut

Queen Elizabeth’s estate Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands will this Saturday play host to the road race debut of Romania’s World 1500m and Olympic 5000 metres track champion Gabriela Szabo.

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News01 Mar 2001

Szabo leads Romanian squad for Lisbon

Olympic 5000 metres champion Gabriela Szabo leads a 13-member Romanian team for next week's world indoor championships in Lisbon

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News17 Dec 1999

Johnson and Szabo athletes of the year for AIPS

Michael Johnson and Gabriela Szabo are the AIPS athletes of the year

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News29 Nov 1999

Track and Field Athletes at the top of the Reuters polls

Michael Johnson, Maurice Greene and Gabriela Szabo were voted by world wide sports journalists into the top ten of the Reuters sports personality of the year poll.

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IaafNews22 Nov 1999

Lewis and Blankers-Koen voted top athletes of the 20th century - Johnson and Szabo the athletes of 1999

In a glittering ceremony at the World Athletics Gala 99, in Monte-Carlo's Grand Hotel, Carl Lewis and Fanny Blankers-Koen were announced as Top Male and Female Athletes of the 20th Century while Michael Johnson and Gabriela Szabo were selected as World Athletes of 1999

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News04 Oct 1999

World champion Szabo marries her coach

Gabriela Szabo married Zsolt Gyongyossy on Saturday in Bucharest.

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News29 Sep 1999

Gabriela Szabo to marry her coach

Gabriela Szabo has announced officially that she will marry her long standing coach this weekend

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Report10 Sep 1999

Szabo and Barmasai break the bank in Munich

Gabriela Szabo (ROM) and Bernard Barmasai (KEN) win the IAAF Overall Grand Prix today in Munich

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