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Series31 Aug 2019

Fab five: final-round drama at the World Championships

As we continue our countdown to the start of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, we identify five dramatic moments which lit up the final round from previous editions of IAAF World Championships. 

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Series16 Oct 2017

My greatest challenge – Irving Saladino

Panama’s 2007 world and 2008 Olympic long jump champion Irving Saladino faced difficulties in overcoming persistent no-jumps, which dogged him for the latter part of his career.

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Series23 Jun 2017

World Championships wonders – Irving Saladino

From the captivating duel between Mike Powell and Carl Lewis in Tokyo in 1991 to Dwight Phillips’ unexpected but thrilling fourth world title success 20 years later in Daegu, the men’s long jump has served up many great memories in the 34-year history of the IAAF World Championships.

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News07 Aug 2014

Saladino announces his retirement

Panama’s Irving Saladino, the 2007 world long jump champion and 2008 Olympic champion, announced his retirement on Thursday (7).

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Report15 Mar 2014

Henriques speeds to 45.03 400m among a plethora of ODESUR Games records

Brazil’s Anderson Henriques posted the best result of the second day of the Odesur Games (South American Games) athletics programme by winning the 400m in a Games record of 45.03 on Friday (14).

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News25 Jan 2014

Quality long jump clash set for Stockholm

Michel Torneus has won the long jump on home soil at the XL Galan for the past three years and he will be looking for a fourth consecutive victory at the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Stockholm on 6 February.

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Previews06 Jun 2013

Bekele now turns his attention to 5000m in Hengelo - IAAF World Challenge

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).

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