China took four out of seven gold medals on offer on the fourth day of athletics competition at the Asian Games in Jakarta on Tuesday (28). The first one came from the men’s 110m hurdles.
China won four of the eight gold medals on offer on the opening day of the Asian Championships in the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday (3).
The topic of icons is not one you would necessarily associate with an athletics press conference, but icons got a fair old work-out in Shanghai on Saturday ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting on Sunday (17).
Ehsan Hadidi got Iran’s first gold medal of the athletics programme when he won the men's discus for the third successive Games on the fourth day of the athletics at the Asian Games in the South Korean city of Inchon on Tuesday (30).
Sprint hurdler Xie Wenjun and rising long jump talent Gao Xinglong were among the nine Chinese winners in Jinhua as the host nation won the inaugural Friendship Meeting in which China took on Japan and Korea on Sunday (6).
Sandra Perkovic and Ihab Abdelrahman El Sayed aside, there were five more world leads at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai, and a rare Diamond League double from Blessing Okagbare in the long jump and 200m on Sunday (18).
The Olympic 110m Hurdles champion and World record holder was at Friday’s press conference ahead of the 2013 Shanghai IAAF Diamond League; so, too, the World champion, along with one of China’s emerging hurdlers.