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Series04 Sep 2018

IAAF Inside Athletics – Phyllis Francis

The 13th episode of this season's IAAF Inside Athletics is available to watch online now and features an exclusive interview with US sprinter Phyllis Francis.

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Series09 Dec 2017

That moment when… Francis first broke the 50-second barrier

Phyllis Francis was crowned world 400m champion in London earlier this year, but looking back on her career she believes another key moment came at the 2016 US Olympic Trials when she achieved her maiden sub-50-second clocking over the one-lap distance.

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Feature05 Oct 2017

Francis provides some shock treatment over one lap of the track

The headlines after the IAAF World Championships London 2017 women’s 400m focused in tone more on two of the women who finished behind Phyllis Francis than the actual winner herself.

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Report13 Jul 2017

US sprinters out in force in Lignano

US 400m sprinters Phyllis Francis and Josephus Lyles were in the spotlight at the International Meeting Sport e Solidarietà in the Italian seaside resort of Lignano Sabbiadoro on Wednesday (12).

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Report13 Aug 2016

Report: women's 400m heats – Rio 2016 Olympic Games

With just the top two advancing automatically per heat, plus the next eight fastest across the eight heats, there was little margin for error but all the main contenders could say: “mission accomplished”.

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Report03 May 2015

Women’s 4x400m round 1 – IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015

USA could have taken it easy in the heats of the women’s 4x400m at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 as they looked to defend their title from last year.

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News29 Apr 2015

Richards-Ross and Felix to duel over 400m in Eugene – IAAF Diamond League

Sanya Richards-Ross and Allyson Felix are set to go head-to-head over one lap of the track at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 30 May, after the meeting organisers announced their women’s 400m field on Wednesday (29).

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Report16 Mar 2014

World junior pentathlon record for Kendell Williams at NCAA Indoor Champs

Kendell Williams smashed the world indoor junior record* in the pentathlon to provide the highlight the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday (15).

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