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Report21 Feb 2020

Rojas breaks world indoor triple jump record in Madrid with 15.43m

With her final attempt of the evening, Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas bounded out to a world triple jump record of 15.43m* at the Meeting Villa de Madrid, the final World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting of the season, on Friday (21).

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Report21 Feb 2020

Yeshaneh breaks half marathon world record in Ras Al Khaimah

Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the world record* to win the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on Friday (21), clocking 1:04:31 at the World Athletics Gold Label road race.

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Report19 Feb 2020

Duplantis tops 6.07m in Lievin, narrowly misses 6.19m

Armand Duplantis narrowly failed to set his third consecutive world pole vault record in the space of 12 days as he came close to clearing 6.19m at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin, France, the sixth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Wednesday (19).

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Report16 Feb 2020

Weekend road round-up: Chumo and Bekere take Barcelona half marathon wins

Kenya’s Victor Chumo and Ethiopia’s Ashete Bekere took their respective titles at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16). On a perfect day for running, the 33-year-old Chumo succeeded after a thrilling sprint finish in 59:58 while Bekere was an overwhelming victor to smash her career best by exactly four minutes to 1:06:37.

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Report16 Feb 2020

Yamanishi cruises to national 20km title in Kobe, secures Olympic team spot

It was an island of dreams for Toshikazu Yamanishi at the 103rd Japanese National 20km Championships as he roared home to gold and a place in the Japanese Olympic team.

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Report16 Feb 2020

Cheptegei breaks world 5km record in Monaco

Joshua Cheptegei shattered the world record in the 5km, clocking 12:51* at the Monaco Run 5km in the Mediterranean Principality today (16).

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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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Report15 Feb 2020

Duplantis raises world pole vault record to 6.18m in Glasgow

One week after breaking the pole vault world record in Torun, Armand Duplantis improved the mark to 6.18m* at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, ono Saturday (15).

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Report11 Feb 2020

Zayas and Wilson equal high jump world lead in Banska Bystrica

Cuba’s Luiz Zayas added three centimetres to his outright lifetime best when winning with 2.33m at the High Jump meeting in Banska Bystrica.

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Report09 Feb 2020

Indoor round-up: Kendricks sets North American indoor pole vault record

Just hours after Armand Duplantis broke the world record in Torun, two-time world champion Sam Kendricks made a bit of pole vault history of his own over in Rouen.

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Report09 Feb 2020

Purrier smashes North American indoor mile record at Millrose Games

World 5000m finalist Elle Purrier provided the unexpected highlight of the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday (8), winning the women’s Wanamaker Mile in a North American indoor record of 4:16.85, the second-fastest indoor performance in history.

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Report08 Feb 2020

6.17! Duplantis breaks world pole vault record in Torun

Armand Duplantis broke the world record in the pole vault, clearing 6.17m at the Orlen Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland, the fourth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Saturday (8).

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