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Feature08 Mar 2018

For Trost, ‘fresh start’ leads to first global senior medal

Alessia Trost punched the air and roared as she departed from the high jump matt. The Italian had just cleared 1.93m on the opening night of the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 to effectively secure bronze. She had timed her best clearance of the indoor season to perfection, and the emotion showed exactly what it meant.

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News16 Jul 2016

High jump duo the leading hopes for Italian Olympic team

High jumper Alessia Trost will be the leading medal hope for an Italian team 35 athletes at next month’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Report26 Jun 2016

Tamberi jumps 2.36m at Italian Championships

World indoor high jump champion Gianmarco Tamberi produced the highlight of the Italian Championships in Rieti with a 2.36m championship record on a sunny Sunday evening (26).

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News27 Jul 2015

Jumpers and endurance athletes lead Italy’s team for Beijing

European marathon champion Daniele Meucci and high jumpers Marco Fassinotti and Alessia Trost are among the 33 confirmed athletes on Italy’s team for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015.

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News09 Apr 2015

Storl, Perkovic, Kuchina, Licwinko and Trost confirmed for Rome – IAAF Diamond League

The Golden Gala Pietro Mennea will see world champion throwers David Storl and Sandra Perkovic, as well as top high jumpers Alessia Trost, Mariya Kuchina and Kamila Licwinko, in action at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 4 June, the meeting organisers announced on Thursday (9).

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Report04 Feb 2015

Barshim jumps Asian record 2.40m in Banska Bystrica

Mutaz Essa Barshim improved his own Asian record by two centimetres to 2.40m at the Banskobystrická latka 2015 high jump competition in the Slovakian town of Banska Bystrica on Wednesday (4).

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Report24 Jan 2015

Fassinotti and Trost set high jump world leads in Hustopece

Italian high jumpers Marco Fassinotti and Alessia Trost set world-leading marks of 2.34m and 1.96m in the Czech town of Hustopece as the now traditional Moravia High Jump Tour got underway on Saturday (24).

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News14 Apr 2014

High jumpers seeking high notes in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Every medallist from the major international championships of the past three years is confirmed for the star-studded women’s high jump contest at the 2014 Prefontaine Classic, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 31 May, organisers announced on Monday (14).

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Press Release08 Apr 2014

IAAF launches ‘Athletics for a Better World’

IAAF President Lamine Diack today announced plans for ‘Athletics for a Better World’ (ABW) a new social responsibility programme that will use the universality of athletics to make a positive difference in the world.

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Report15 Aug 2013

Report: Women's High Jump qualifying – Moscow 2013

There will be 13 women in Saturday’s final as common sense prevailed on Thursday morning after that number of women cleared 1.92m.

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Report29 Jul 2013

Caravelli’s double highlights Italian Championships

Milan’s historic Arena Civica Gianni Brera, also known as the “theatre of athletics”, opened the doors to athletics again on a hot and humid weekend (26-28) which played host to the Italian Championships.

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News25 Jul 2013

Italy names 53 athletes for the 2013 IAAF World Championships

Italy will take a team of 53 athletes to the 2013 IAAF World Championships, which will be held between 10-18 August in Moscow.

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