Local star Ali Kaya and Kenya’s Violah Jepchumba cruised to dominating victories at the third edition of the Vodafone Istanbul Half Marathon, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, on Sunday (24).
Sifan Hassan and Ali Kaya delivered dominant performances to win the senior titles at the European Cross Country Championships in the French town of Hyeres on Sunday (13).
The 2015 European Under-23 Championships in Tallinn ended in much the same way as it started, with Germany’s Rebekka Haase taking another gold medal as the event drew to a close on Sunday (12).
The first medal of the 2015 European Under-23 Championships went to Ali Kaya of Turkey, who wasted no time stamping his authority of the men’s 10,000m final on the first night of competition in Tallinn on Thursday (9).
France’s Sophie Duarte had finished sixth at the past two editions of the European Cross Country Championships but on Sunday (8) in Belgrade the 32-year-old struck gold in the senior women’s race.
French hurdler Wilhem Belocian provided the individual highlight of the 2013 European Athletics Junior Championships, staged in the Italian town of Rieti, whose four days of action came to an end on Sunday (21).