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News26 Aug 2020

Crouser, Taylor, Bol and Barega confirmed for Ostrava

Golden Spike meeting director Jan Zelezny today announced the latest top names for the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting in Ostrava on 8 September.

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Report04 Feb 2020

Duplantis tops 6.00m in Dusseldorf, narrowly misses 6.17m world record

Living up to his star billing, Armand Duplantis came painstakingly close to breaking the world record in the pole vault on Tuesday (4) night at the PSD Meeting Dusseldorf, the third stop on the 2020 World Athletics Indoor Tour.

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News20 Jan 2020

World medallists set to feature in hurdles, 3000m and long jump in Lievin

Organisers of the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais have confirmed that sprint hurdlers Orlando Ortega and Pascal Martinot Lagarde, long jumpers Ese Brume and Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk and Ethiopian distance runner Selemon Barega will compete at the World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting in Lievin on 19 February.

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Report13 Jun 2019

Coleman dashes 9.85 in Oslo - IAAF Diamond League

Christian Coleman sped to a dominant 9.85 victory in the 100m at the Bislett Games in Oslo as the 2019 IAAF Diamond League resumed in the Norwegian capital on Thursday (13).

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News11 Jun 2019

Barega to defend his two-mile title in Stanford – IAAF Diamond League

Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega will return to the Prefontaine Classic to defend his two-mile title at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June.

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Previews11 Jan 2019

Barega takes on Kipruto while Obiri clashes with Chepkoech and Can in Elgoibar

Two highly anticipated duels between some of the world’s greatest distance runners will highlight the Cross Internacional Juan Muguerza, the fifth leg of the IAAF Cross Country Permit series in the Spanish town of Elgoibar on Sunday (13).

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Series12 Dec 2018

Gen 10: distance prodigy Selemon Barega

With one eye on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the other on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, we're highlighting the rise of a new generation, 10 exciting prospects under the age of 21 who are set to become stars of the sport over the next few years.

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Series20 Nov 2018

Selemon Barega’s story behind the picture

Ethiopian distance-running sensation Selemon Barega reflects on what winning this year’s IAAF Diamond League 5000m title in Brussels and climbing to fourth on the all-time list over the distance, courtesy of his 12:43.02 time, meant to him.

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Report31 Aug 2018

Barega clocks 12:43.02 world U20 5000m record in Brussels – IAAF Diamond League

Selemon Barega's world U20 record* in the 5000m and Christian Coleman’s dominant victory in the 100m highlighted the action on the track at the Memorial Van Damme in Brussels on Friday (31), the second of two 2018 IAAF Diamond League finals.

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Feature04 Jul 2018

With world U20 title defence in mind, Barega heads to Lausanne in high spirits

Selemon Barega is hoping history will repeat itself as he prepares for tomorrow’s 5000m in the eighth IAAF Diamond League meeting of the season.

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News26 Jun 2018

Barega leads loaded 5000m field in Lausanne – IAAF Diamond League

Having notched up two IAAF Diamond League victories already this year, Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega will aim for a third at Athletissima in Lausanne on 5 July.

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Report10 Jun 2018

Samba blazes 47.41 Asian record in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League

He settled into his blocks wearing black socks emblazoned with flames, and moments later we found out why: at the BAUHAUS-galan in Stockholm on Sunday afternoon (10), the sixth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, 22-year-old Abderrahman Samba unleashed another scorching, stunning display to win the men’s 400m hurdles in 47.41.

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