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Report18 Sep 2020

Wang and Liu impress at Chinese Championships

World silver medallist Liu Shiying and 2015 world bronze medallist Wang Jianan produced the highlights of the Chinese Championships, which drew to a close on Friday (18) after four days of action in Shaoxing.

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Report24 Oct 2019

Brazilian sprinters dominate on day three at Military World Games

Brazilian sprinters put on an impressive display on the third day of action at the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China, on Thursday (24).

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Series06 Jun 2016

First impressions – Wang Jianan

At the tender age of 19, Wang Jianan is already established among the world’s elite long jumpers. The Chinese athlete first emerged on the global scene when winning the 2014 world junior title in Eugene and last year in Beijing he took the bronze medal at the IAAF World Championships. Here he gives an insight into some first things of significance both on and off the track

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News14 Apr 2016

Henderson and Lapierre face top Chinese long jumpers in Shanghai – IAAF Diamond League

USA’s 2015 world leader Jeffrey Henderson and Australia’s world silver medallist Fabrice Lapierre will face a quartet of home-grown talent in the long jump at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 14 May.

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News04 Feb 2016

Global long jump medallists take on home stars in Stockholm

Four medallists from last year’s IAAF World Championships will compete in the long jump at the Globen Galan, part of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, in Stockholm on 17 February.

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Feature28 Aug 2015

Wang could be China’s next big athletics star

In taking the bronze medal in the long jump on Tuesday, China’s Wang Jianan broke more than one record.

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Report25 Aug 2015

Report: men’s long jump final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

For the partisan crowd that had filled the Bird’s Nest Stadium, the men’s long jump – with three Chinese finalists – was the highlight of the evening.

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Previews18 May 2015

Clash of the women’s hammer titans in Beijing

World record holder Anita Wlodarczyk will make her 2015 debut at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the famous Bird’s Nest stadium in the Chinese capital of Beijing on Wednesday (20).

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Report25 Jul 2014

Day three report: Belocian becomes first sub-13 junior hurdler – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Wilhem Belocian carried on the French tradition of producing outstanding hurdlers – think Guy Drut, Ladji Doucoure and the number one man in the world at the moment Pascal Martinot-Lagarde – when he became the first junior athlete to run the 110m hurdles faster than 13 seconds with a world junior record of 12.99.

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Report25 Jul 2014

Report: men's long jump – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Wang Jianan led the first Asian men’s field event medal sweep in the history of the IAAF World Junior Championships and in the process he also became the second Chinese athlete to win the long jump world junior title with 8.08m.

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Report21 May 2014

Three world leads and big nights for China and Beijing

Beijing’s IAAF World Challenge meeting on Wednesday (21) produced three world leads, but just as importantly, a big night for China and Beijing, showing that it retains the ability to stage a major championships and its athletes have the talent to compete well at global level.

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Report06 Jul 2013

Two championship records while China's hurdles legacy continues at the Asian Championships

The 110 hurdles is almost synonymous in Asia with Liu Xiang and on the third day of the 20th Asian Athletics Championships in Pune, India, it was the turn of Jiang Fan to take China’s legacy forward in the event on Friday (6).

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