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News18 Oct 2017

Olympic high jump champion Beitia retires

Olympic high jump champion Ruth Beitia, one of Spain’s most successful athletes, announced her retirement on Wednesday (18).

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News21 Mar 2017

Beitia leads Eugene high jump field – IAAF Diamond League

Olympic champion Ruth Beitia is among four gold medallists on the slate for the women's high jump at the 43rd Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 27 May, the third stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.

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News21 Dec 2016

2016 end-of-year reviews – jumps

As our 2016 year-end review series continues, statisticians A Lennart Julin and Mirko Jalava look back on the best jumps performances of the year.

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News15 Oct 2016

Farah and Beitia named 2016 European Athletes of the Year

Olympic champions Mo Farah and Ruth Beitia were named the male and female European Athletes of the Year for 2016 at the Golden Tracks gala in Funchal, Portugal, on Saturday (15).

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Report27 Aug 2016

Muir clocks world-leading 1500m in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

Laura Muir dominated a classy field with a 3:55.22 1500m victory at the Meeting de Paris, the 12th stop of the 2016 IAAF Diamond League series, on Saturday (27).

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News23 Aug 2016

27 Olympic medallists set to appear in Paris – IAAF Diamond League

On 27 August, no fewer than 27 medallists from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be competing at the Stade de France for the Meeting de Paris, the French leg of the IAAF Diamond League.

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Report20 Aug 2016

Report: women's high jump final – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Patience proved a virtue for Ruth Beitia, who became the oldest ever jumps champion in Olympic history as a flawless record up to and including 1.97m secured Spanish gold for the 37-year-old.

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Previews08 Aug 2016

Preview: women's high jump – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The 30-something generation would appear well poised to mount a strong challenge for the Olympic gold in an event which serves up a number of compelling story lines.

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Report25 Jul 2016

Lopez and Beitia sharpen up for Rio at Spanish Championships

Some fine performances by Miguel Ángel López in the 10,000m race walk and Orlando Ortega in the 110m hurdles capped the Spanish Championships in Gijón on 23-24 July.

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Previews21 Jun 2016

Rojas, Beitia and Ortega among the stars in Madrid

The Meeting de Madrid 2016 has attracted a host of top performers, including local stars such as Ruth Beitia and Orlando Ortega as well as world class overseas athletes like Yulimar Rojas and Raphael Holzdeppe, to the IAAF World Challenge meeting on Thursday (23).

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News15 Jun 2016

Aman, Rojas and Beitia the latest stars announced for Madrid

Former 800m world champion Mohamed Aman, IAAF World Indoor Championships Portland 2016 triple jump gold medallist Yulimar Rojas and local high jump heroine Ruth Beitia are among the latest names announced for the Meeting de Madrid 2016 on Thursday 23 June, organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting in the Spanish capital announced on Wednesday (15).

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Feature25 May 2016

Beitia looking for elusive Olympic medal in 'extra time'

Ruth Beitia will have her first international outdoor competition of the summer at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday (28).

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