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Feature15 May 2021

Family links, from Tokyo in 1991 to 2021

In Olympic year, and to mark the International Day of Families, we take a look at some of the familial connections between athletes who competed at the 1991 World Athletics Championships in Tokyo and those who are contenders for this year's Games in the Japanese capital.

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Feature08 Mar 2020

Restrepo: ‘Gender equity is fundamental to making athletics grow’

Ximena Restrepo made history on the track back in 1992. In finishing third in the 400m at the Barcelona Games, Restrepo became Colombia’s first track and field athlete to win an Olympic medal, and the first Colombian woman to win an Olympic medal in any sport.

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IaafNews31 Jul 2015

Juantorena and Restrepo assist in media development project in Cali

Participants from across the world took part in a highly successful media development project on 13-19 July, held during the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.

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News15 Jun 2015

Colombia’s proud athletics history – IAAF World Youth Championships, 2015

Colombian athletics has come a long way since Jorge Perry, the nation’s first athletics Olympian, failed to finish the marathon at the 1932 Olympics.

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