At a reception at the IAAF Heritage World Athletics Championships Exhibition in Doha this evening, Qatar’s Youth Olympic 110m hurdles champion Owaab Barrow symbolically accepted loans to the exhibition of competition kit from two world and Olympic champion hurdlers.
The latest episode in the Legends of athletics, signature edition series is now online and features four-time world 110m hurdles champion Allen Johnson.
Some 200 metres above the Olympic Green, 246 metres according to the GPS device on his phone, Dwight Phillips is a little queasy.
Bruny Surin, Allen Johnson and Natallia Dobrynska are Ambassadors to the IAAF World Indoor Championships Sopot 2014 and all were present at the traditional pre-event press conference ahead of the biggest athletics event of the year on Thursday (6).
The IAAF have appointed Canadian sprinter Bruny Surin, US hurdler Allen Johnson and Ukrainian multi-events exponent Natallia Dobrynska as Ambassadors to the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships, which will be held in the Polish city of Sopot between 7-9 March.
Ahead of the 2013 World Athletics Gala in Monaco, three-time World 100m champion Maurice Greene, four-time World Long Jump champion Dwight Phillips and four-time World 110m Hurdles champion Allen Johnson spoke to Ato Boldon about their careers and the 2013 World Athlete of the Year awards.
The 1999 Grand Prix I circuit gets underway to the sound of the Samba in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, 25 April and will also showcase the return to the throwing circle of reigning World and Olympic shot put champion Astrid Kumbernuss (GER).