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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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News26 Dec 2020

2020 review: throws

A look back at the key moments of 2020 in the throws

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Report20 Sep 2020

Mardare highlights Balkan Championships with record-breaking throw

In a javelin competition where the top three athletes exceeded a championship record that had stood for 32 years, Moldova’s Andrian Mardare emerged victorious with 83.60m, producing one of the main highlights of the Balkan Championships in Cluj-Napoca.

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Report18 Sep 2020

Wang and Liu impress at Chinese Championships

World silver medallist Liu Shiying and 2015 world bronze medallist Wang Jianan produced the highlights of the Chinese Championships, which drew to a close on Friday (18) after four days of action in Shaoxing.

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Report08 Sep 2020

Mihambo leaps world-leading 7.03m in Dessau, Hynne breaks Norwegian 800m record in Rovereto

World champion Malaika Mihambo, competing off a shortened run-up, sailed out to a world-leading 7.03m to win the long jump at Anhalt 2020, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, in Dessau on Tuesday (8).

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Feature07 Sep 2020

Vetter joins Warholm, Duplantis and Crouser in race to break the next world record

Another week, another world record was seriously threatened.

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Feature27 Aug 2020

Kolak on Olympic title defence: 'I will be ready'

The sport of athletics rarely stands still and this is no more evident than when we scrutinise the journey undertaken by Olympic javelin throw hampion Sara Kolak. 

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Report25 Aug 2020

Vetter beyond 90 metres again in Chorzow

Germany’s 2017 world champion Johannes Vetter dominated the javelin at the Orlen Kusocinski Memorial, winning with 90.86m at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting in Chorzow on Tuesday (25).

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Report23 Aug 2020

Tanaka takes down Japanese 1500m record at Golden Grand Prix in Tokyo

It may not have been the competition that Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium had originally been set to host in August 2020, but Japan’s leading athletes got a taste of the big time at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Sunday (23).

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News14 Aug 2020

Japan’s best throwers set to star in Tokyo's Golden Grand Prix

Haruka Kitaguchi, the national record-holder in the javelin, is among the latest group of top Japanese athletes confirmed for the Seiko Golden Grand Prix, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Tokyo on 23 August.

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Report11 Aug 2020

Vetter and Stahl break meeting records in Turku

Johannes Vetter produced his best throw for more than two years to win the javelin at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Turku on Tuesday (11), providing the highlight of the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2020.

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Report01 Aug 2020

Big throws from Vetter and Stahl in Kuortane

Johannes Vetter produced the world’s best javelin throw since late January to win at the Kuortane Games, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, on Saturday (1).

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