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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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Feature12 Aug 2020

The glorious twelfth – a day of world record landmarks

Today marks the anniversaries of three very significant historic world records which were all set in 1960 in Walnut, California.

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Report28 Jun 2020

Rooth moves to No.2 on world U20 decathlon all-time list, Ehammer leaps 8.15m

European U20 bronze medallist Markus Rooth smashed the Norwegian U20 decathlon in Oslo on Sunday (28), moving to No.2 on the world U20 all-time list with a score of 8238.

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Feature01 May 2020

After following in her mother’s footsteps, Iapichino ready to forge her own path 

When Italy’s 17-year-old rising star Larissa Iapichino won the European U20 long jump title last year, she followed some very big, and very familiar footsteps: those of her mother, Fiona May, who took the same title in 1987, eight years before winning the first of her two world long jump crowns. 

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Report16 Feb 2020

Indoor round-up: world-leading marks from Crouser and Coleman in Albuquerque, Mihambo in Berlin and Holloway in Clemson

World long jump champion Malaika Mihambo delighted 12,500 spectators at the ISTAF Indoor in Berlin on Friday (14) with a world-leading leap of 7.07m.

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News21 Jan 2020

Quality jumps clashes in Karlsruhe and Torun

Ukrainian high jump duo Yaroslava Mahuchikh and Yuliya Levchenko will compete at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on 31 January, while a host of global medallists will line up for the long jump at the Copernicus Cup in Torun on 8 February, organisers of the World Athletics Indoor Tour meetings announced on Tuesday (21).

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News16 Jan 2020

Echevarria confirmed for Madrid

World indoor long jump champion Juan Miguel Echevarria will lead the field in his specialty at the Villa de Madrid meeting, the seventh stop on the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on 21 February.

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Series18 Dec 2019

Advice to my younger self: Ruswahl Samaai

African champion and 2017 world bronze medallist Ruswahl Samaai is one of the most consistent long jumpers on the international circuit. The 28-year-old South African takes a step back to his teenage years and offers some wise words of instruction.

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Feature07 Dec 2019

Brume’s star rises with Doha long jump bronze

Ese Brume won Nigeria’s only medal at the World Athletics Championship Doha 2019 after jumping 6.91m in the second round to secure the bronze.

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News29 Nov 2019

2019 review: jumps

Our end-of-year reviews continue with a look back at 2019’s best action in the jumps.

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Series07 Nov 2019

IAAF Inside Athletics – Tianna Bartoletta: ‘you have to be honest and use your experience’

A lot has happened in the 14 years since Tianna Bartoletta won the world long jump title as a teenager.

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