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Feature08 Jun 2021

Tulu and Meyer: the victory lap that united Africa

On 7 August 1992, at the Barcelona Olympic Games, two women lined up for the 10,000m not knowing that their spontaneous post-race display of fair play and celebration would have an impact on Africa and the world.

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Series17 Mar 2018

World Half icons – Elana Meyer

South Africa’s Elana Meyer was a pioneer of the half marathon. Not only did she set four world records for the distance, but in 1994 she became the first African woman to win a world half marathon title.

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News24 Feb 2015

Cape Town Marathon becomes an IAAF Silver Label Road Race

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon announced that they have been awarded coveted IAAF Silver Label Road Race status by the sport's governing body on Tuesday (24), the first road race in Africa to be awarded such a high level of classification.

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Feature29 Nov 2014

Kimetto and Meyer promote parkrun in South Africa

If any local club runners had ambitions of winning the first edition of the Umhlanga parkrun race in South Africa earlier this month, their race day ambitions were no doubt quickly modified once it became apparent the fastest and third fastest marathon runners of all-time, Dennis Kimetto and Wilson Kipsang, were taking part during their recent visit to the country.

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News23 Nov 2012

Ten Questions for the Legends - Elana Meyer

23 November 2012 – Barcelona, Spain – The IAAF Centenary weekend will be seeing some of the world’s biggest stars of the present and past grace the celebrations. We put South Africa’s 1992 Olympic 10,000m silver medallist Elana Meyer under the spotlight and asked her 10 quick-fire questions, a few serious, a few fun, on Friday (23).

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News23 Nov 2012

Barcelona Press Points: Tirunesh Dibaba and Elana Meyer

23 November 2012 – Barcelona, Spain - Olympic 10,000m champion Tirunesh Dibaba and 1992 Olympic 10,000m silver medallist Elana Meyer appeared at the press point at the IAAF Centenary Gala in Barcelona. These were some of the highlights.

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News05 Oct 2001

Meyer looks forward to Bristol outing

Both have been on the wrong side of Derartu Tulu on some notable occasions, and both are former World Half Marathon champions - and it is likely that Paula Radcliffe - Britain’s defending champion, and Elana Meyer, the South African who won this title back in 1994, will be on the podium after tomorrow’s race.

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