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Series21 Jul 2021

Kelsey-Lee Barber: why I throw

There was something immediately captivating about the javelin.

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Previews21 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics preview: javelin

Expected highlights in the women's and men's javelin.

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Series01 Jul 2021

100 ones to watch in Tokyo: long throws

Every athlete has a story.

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Report07 Jun 2021

Spotakova secures 10th Odlozil Memorial victory in Prague

Two decades after she made her first appearance at the meeting, world record-holder Barbora Spotakova notched up her 10th javelin victory at the Odlozil Memorial, winning with 60.21m at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting in Prague on Monday (7).

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Report30 May 2021

Brume and Malone break records in Chula Vista

Nigeria’s Ese Brume and USA’s Maggie Malone made history at the Chula Vista Field Festival, setting area and national records respectively at the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting on Saturday (29).

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Feature25 May 2021

Zelezny's javelin world record celebrates its silver anniversary

Czech javelin legend Jan Zelezny launched his implement out to 98.48m in the German city of Jena 25 years ago.

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Report21 May 2021

Vetter betters Dessau meeting record with 93.20m

Johannes Vetter notched up a fourth consecutive javelin victory beyond 90 metres, winning at the Anhalt Meeting – part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze series – in Dessau on Friday (21).

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Previews21 May 2021

World stars raring to go as Wanda Diamond League action returns to Gateshead

The Muller Grand Prix Gateshead will be flooded with stellar talent, with a cast featuring 10 reigning world or Olympic champions and a combined cache of more than 100 global medals.

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Report19 May 2021

Vetter dominates with 94.20m throw in Ostrava

Johannes Vetter produced the standout performance among an all-star cast of talent at the Golden Spike in Ostrava, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Wednesday (19).

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News05 May 2021

Wlodarczyk leads strong throws cast for Turku

Four-time world hammer champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek are among the first star names confirmed for the Paavo Nurmi Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in the Finnish city of Turku on 7-8 June.

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News29 Apr 2021

Vetter looks to build on strong start in Ostrava

Fresh from his world-leading 91.50m throw in Offenburg on Saturday (24), Germany’s 2017 world javelin champion Johannes Vetter has confirmed that he will compete at the 60th Ostrava Golden Spike Meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, on 19 May.

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Series20 Jan 2021

Doha to Tokyo: Kelsey-Lee Barber

In the latest in our mini-series tracking the journey of athletes from the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 through to the Tokyo Olympics, we focus on world javelin champion Kelsey-Lee Barber from Australia.

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