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Report11 Aug 2020

Vetter and Stahl break meeting records in Turku

Johannes Vetter produced his best throw for more than two years to win the javelin at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku on Tuesday (11), providing the highlight of the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020.

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Previews09 Aug 2020

Global stars converge on Turku for first Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020

It may be held at a later date than originally planned, but in a year that has already been filled with so much uncertainty, athletes and fans have just two more days to wait until the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020 – the Paavo Nurmi Games – takes place.

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Feature17 Jun 2018

After world indoor bronze, Visser drifting towards life as a hurdler

You could call it the curse of the gifted, but to Nadine Visser it feels more like a blessing.

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Feature26 Sep 2015

Nadine Visser makes giant gains on the road to Rio

Making the transition from junior to senior athlete in any event is never simple and for heptathletes, the complexity of coming of age is multiplied by seven.

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Report19 Sep 2015

Johnson-Thompson and Kasyanov have narrow leads after day one in Talence

Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Ukraine’s Oleksiy Kasyanov lead after a compelling first day at the 39th Decastar meeting in Talence, the first half of the final act of the 2015 IAAF Combined Events Challenge on Saturday (19).

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Previews17 Sep 2015

Shkurenev and Broersen have IAAF Combined Events Challenge titles in sight in Talence

The 2015 world champions have been crowned and the Diamond Race contests settled but athletics fans have one final feast of running, jumping and throwing to enjoy at the 39th edition of the Decastar combined-events meeting in Talence, a suburb of the French city of Bordeaux, on Saturday and Sunday (19-20).

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Report27 Jul 2014

Report: women's 100m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Kendell Williams and Dior Hall ran the fastest times in the history of the event at the IAAF World Junior Championships to win gold and silver for the USA for the first time ever.

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Report24 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon 800m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Morgan Lake added her own page to the book of British success in the heptathlon when she secured the world junior title with 6148 points, the highest ever score by a youth athlete in a heptathlon with senior implements as the prodigious Briton is still only 17.

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Report23 Jul 2014

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

Cuba’s Yorgelis Rodriguez, the defending world junior heptathlon champion, did what she needed to do in the long jump, reaching 6.19m in the second round.

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Report23 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon 200m – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Great Britain’s Morgan Lake continues to lead the heptathlon at the end of the first day, closing out the opening four events with a total of 3821 points.

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Report22 Jul 2014

Report: women's heptathlon 100m hurdles – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

The Netherlands’ Nadine Visser ran a sparkling 13.24, just 0.03 off her national junior record over the barrers, to lead the heptathlon after the first event, the 100m hurdles.

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Report02 May 2013

Krauchanka and Vetter ahead after day one in Florence – IAAF Combined Events Challenge

Belarus’s the 2008 Olympic Games silver medallist Andrei Krauchanka was the leader at the halfway point in the men’s Decathlon with 4225 points at the Multistars Firenze Trofeo Zerneri Acciai, the opening meeting of the 2013 IAAF Combined Events Challenge, at the Luigi Ridolfi stadium in Florence on Thursday (2).

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