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World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at the World Athletics Awards 2021.
World Athletics Awards

Best photographs of 2021 to be recognised at World Athletics Awards

World Athletics will present an award for the best athletics photograph of the year at the World Athletics Awards 2021.... Read More

Australia's Dani Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after a career which saw her win a world discus title and compete at four Olympic Games.
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World discus gold medallist Stevens retires

Australia's Dani Stevens has announced her retirement from competitive athletics after a career which saw her win a world discus title and compete at four Olympic Games.... Read More

Eliud Kipchoge has been named the best male athlete of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Association of National Olympic Committees Awards.
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Kipchoge crowned best male athlete of Tokyo 2020 at ANOC Awards

Eliud Kipchoge has been named the best male athlete of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Association of National Olympic Committees Awards.... Read More

World and Olympic medallist adds half marathon mark to her world records for 5000m and 10,000m
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Gidey smashes world half marathon record in Valencia with 1:02:52

World and Olympic medallist adds half marathon mark to her world records for 5000m and 10,000m... Read More

Olympic bronze medallist takes 40 seconds off continental mark
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Abdi wins Rotterdam Marathon in European record of 2:03:36

Olympic bronze medallist takes 40 seconds off continental mark... Read More

Eritrea’s Awet Habte and Burundi’s Francine Niyomukunzi earned victories at Spain’s first World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold meeting of the season
World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold

Habte and Niyomukunzi take the spoils in Amorebieta

Eritrea’s Awet Habte and Burundi’s Francine Niyomukunzi earned victories at Spain’s first World Athletics Cross Country Tour Gold meeting of the season... Read More

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Ryan CROUSER

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Faith KIPYEGON

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Damian WARNER

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Yulimar ROJAS

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Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH

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Sifan HASSAN

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Karsten WARHOLM

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Sydney MCLAUGHLIN

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Armand DUPLANTIS

VIDEOS

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Devon Allen clocks 12.99 to win 110m hurdles in Zagreb

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Trayvon Bromell runs world-leading 9.76 in Nairobi

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South Africa break world U20 4x100m record in Nairobi

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Sha'Carri Richardson wins the 200m in Ostrava

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Sifan Hassan breaks the world 10,000m record in Hengelo

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Women's 100m - World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21

Records

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World Record*, Area Record
1:02:52
Women's Half Marathon
LetesenbetGIDEY
Ethiopia
WHEN 24 Oct 2021
WHERE Valencia (ESP)
Area Record*
2:03:36
Men's Marathon
BashirABDI
Belgium
WHEN 24 Oct 2021
WHERE Rotterdam (NED)
National Record
16:44.42
Women's 5000 Metres
ArabPARISA
Islamic Republic of Iran
WHEN 10 Oct 2021
WHERE Aftab Enghelab Sport Complex, Tehran (IRI)
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