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Feature09 Aug 2017

Peinado defies predictions to make Venezuelan history

Every IAAF World Championships produces a few medallists who rise to the occasion but can genuinely be called a surprise to be seen climbing the podium.

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Previews18 Aug 2014

World’s top teenage talent set to shine at Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

To illustrate the relevancy and strength of the fledgling Youth Olympic Games, all we need to do is check out the athletics roll of honour from the inaugural edition in Singapore four years ago.

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Press Release15 Jul 2014

Ten teenage talents to watch in TrackTown – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

The best young athletes from nearly 200 countries will soon be on their way to Eugene for the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, which begin in exactly one week’s time on 22 July.

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Report18 May 2014

Peinado shines in Cali

World youth pole vault champion Robeilys Peinado booked her ticket to the Youth Olympic Games after winning the South American Trials in Cali on 17-18 May.

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Report02 Dec 2013

Rodriguez and Garcia help Colombia shine at Bolivarian Games

Rafith Rodriguez and Rosibel Garcia provided the highlights for a strong Colombian team that dominated the athletics events of the 17th Bolivarian Games (Juegos Bolivarianos) that took place in the Peruvian city of Trujillo, and ended after five days of competition on Saturday (30).

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News09 Jul 2013

Press conference highlights, girls – IAAF World Youth Championships

Three of the medal favourites in the girls’ events at the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships attended a press conference ahead of the competition, where they spoke about their background, their performances and their goals for the week ahead.

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Feature29 Jun 2013

Robeilys Peinado on the up-and-up – IAAF World Youth Championships

Up until recent years Venezuela wasn’t a country known in the athletics world as a pole vaulting powerhouse. However, in 2005 Keisa Monterola put the South American nation in the map thanks to the silver medal she obtained at the 2005 IAAF World Youth Championships with, what was then, a national record of 4.30m.

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