Four more US stars who have graced an Olympic Games or IAAF World Championships podium – Jenn Suhr, Mary Cain, Matthew Centrowitz, and Brenda Martinez – have been added to the roster of the 20th edition of the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, an IAAF Indoor Permit meeting, on 7 February.
Jamaica toppled favourites USA for victory in the boys’ Medley Relay, storming to a 1:49.23 World youth best in the process.
It happened in one of the final events of the last day of the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, but Romania’s Florentina Marincu became the only athlete of the week to win gold medals in two individual events.
There are just two weeks to go before Donetsk, Ukraine stages the 2013 IAAF World Youth Championships, from 10-14 July, but memories are still fresh of the last edition of these Championships, held two years ago in the French city of Lille.
Nine athletes who have won a total of 26 World Championships medals have been added to the field for the adidas Grand Prix on 9 June, the sixth stop of the Samsung Diamond League series.
Philadelphia, USA – Allyson Felix has yet to make her season debut in an individual race but the three-time World 200m champion who lost that title last summer in Daegu was in peak form for baton duty in the 118th Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Saturday (28).
The inaugural U.S. Open indoor track and field meet, to be held Saturday, 28 January, assures that the long tradition of world-class athletics competition in Madison Square Garden is alive and well: The entrant list includes 22 Olympians, 13 of them medallists.
William Malel Sitonik, on the fifth and final day of a fantastic seventh edition of the IAAF World Youth Championships, became the fifth Kenyan 3000m gold medal winner.
It was a fitting conclusion for the Jamaican Girls Medley relay to win gold here in Lille as three quarters of team had already stepped on the podium for individual events, albeit only on the lower step!