USA’s Dwight Phillips has donated a pair of spikes to the IAAF Heritage Collection which is currently on public display in Qatar ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
As a four-time world champion and the 2004 Olympic gold medallist, most fans recognise Dwight Phillips as a legend of the long jump. These days, the Georgia native, now retired from the sport, is directing his passion for athletics into his work as a coach and aspiring photographer.
The latest episode in the Legends of athletics, signature edition series is now online and features four-time world long jump champion Dwight Phillips.
Some 200 metres above the Olympic Green, 246 metres according to the GPS device on his phone, Dwight Phillips is a little queasy.
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 IAAF Ambassadors press conference on Saturday (10) began with a question to Sebastian Coe about being back in Moscow, where his Olympic career as an athlete began in 1980.
He is already in the Ethiopean team for the IAAF World Championships in Moscow this summer but Kenenisa Bekele wants more at the Fanny Blankers-Koen Games, and IAAF World Challenge meeting, in the Dutch town Hengelo on Saturday (8).
“Just to bring everyone up to date with how I'm feeling, I was obviously disappointed with how I have been jumping at the start of this season.