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Report07 Sep 2017

Gong ends triumphant season with third Chinese National Games title

World shot put champion Gong Lijiao collected her third consecutive gold medal at the Chinese National Games in Tianjin on Wednesday (6), which marked the last competition of her 2017 season.

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Previews07 Aug 2016

Preview: women's hammer – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Anita Wlodarczyk will start as the overwhelming favourite to add the one title missing from her bulging CV as the Polish colossus looks to further cement her legacy.

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Report18 May 2016

Ghazal surprises with high jump world lead in Beijing

Syria’s Majd Eddin Ghazal stole the limelight from more established stars when he set a world lead at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing’s national stadium on Wednesday (18).

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Previews17 May 2016

Barber gets chance to bounce back on his return to Beijing

After lowering his colours to Sam Kendricks and Renaud Lavillenie at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on Saturday, world champion Shawn Barber will be hoping for a change of fortune at the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing on Wednesday (18).

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Report27 Aug 2015

Report: women’s hammer final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

It took just two attempts for Anita Wlodarczyk to produce a mark that was almost three metres farther than any other woman in the world had managed this year.

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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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Report28 Sep 2014

Ogunode sets area 100m record of 9.93 at the Asian Games

Qatari sprinter Femi Ogunode provided the biggest highlight of an entertaining second day of the 2014 Asian Games athletics programme when he sped to an Asian 100m record of 9.93 in the South Korean city of Inchon on Sunday (28).

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Report08 Sep 2013

Chinese National Games begin with Asian pole vault record

The 12th National Games got off to a real start on Sunday (8) in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, with a total of 13 finals during the second day of competition following the two finals on Saturday.

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Report14 Aug 2013

Report: Women’s Hammer qualifying – Moscow 2013

World record-holder Betty Heidler was the major casualty of a high-quality qualification session, which brought a premature end to the competition for several prominent names.

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News20 Apr 2013

Javelin World champions De Zordo and Abakumova added to Beijing field - IAAF World Challenge

Organisers of the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Beijing have announced another raft of top names that will grace their meeting on 21 May, including both of the 2011 World Championships gold medallists in the javelin, Germany’s Mattias De Zordo and Russia’s Mariya Abakumova.

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Report01 Apr 2013

Zhang Wenxiu's Moscow medal mission starts in Chengdu

Many of China’s leading long throwers started their season in on home soil in Chengdu with some impressive results on Sunday (31), especially hammer thrower Zhang Wenxiu, who finished fourth at the London 2012 Olympics Games.

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