It was believed to be an unattainable height – a barrier that seemed physically impossible to reach.
IAAF Ambassadors Kajsa Bergqvist and Andreas Thorkildsen visited the Hvidovre Stadion in the Copenhagen suburbs on Friday (28) to run a Kids’ Clinic for 24 teenage athletes from around the Danish capital.
Most of the questions at the second IAAF Ambassadors press conference in Moscow were directed to six-time World Pole Vault champion and IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka.
With exactly one calendar month to go before Donetsk, Ukraine stages the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, from 10-14 July, this is the perfect moment to look back at the immense contribution athletes from this country have made to the sport.
Donetsk, host city for the the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, is continuing its campaign to promote athletics and a healthy lifestyle ahead of the first ever IAAF World Athletics Series event in Ukraine and the Athletic Donetsk region exhibition was recently opened at the Donetsk regional museum.
Nick Davies interviews Sergey Bubka in Doha