Successful 50th jubilee Ostrava Golden Spike meeting

2011-07-05 12:22 Written by Administrator
Golden Spike meeting director Mr. Jan Železný

Golden Spike (Zlatá tretra in Czech) is an athletics meeting held in Ostrava since 1961. Thanks to the successful handling of the event in 2002, the International Athletics Federation has classified the Zlatá tretra Meeting among Super Grand Prix category meetings in 2003. For the last two years, the meeting director is the triple Olympic Champion javelin legend Mr. Jan Železný, who has been doing a wonderful job organizing this meeting. Read more

World Youth Championships 2011 provisional entry list

2011-07-05 09:42 Written by Administrator

1,375 young athletes, 757 boys and 618 girls, representing 173 countries, will be participating in the 7th World Youth Championships, scheduled from 6 to 10 July 2011 at the Stadium Nord in Lille Métropole. Read more

Big world lead for Russian javelin thrower Abakumova in Velenje

2011-06-29 08:51 Written by Administrator
Mariya Abakumova

Russia’s former European javelin record holder Mariya Abakumova provided the undisputed highlight at the16th International Athletics Challenge Meeting in Velenje, Slovenia, on Tuesday, throwing a massive world-leading 67.98m in the fifth round. Read more

Kara Patterson eases to victory in the women's javelin throw

2011-06-26 20:02 Written by Administrator
Kara Patterson

The American record holder blew away her competition to take first in the women's javelin throw at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Read more

Thorkildsen back with 84.33m throw in Kuortane

2011-06-26 00:35 Written by Administrator
Andreas Thorkildsen

Kuortane, Finland – Norway’s Andreas Thorkildsen made a solid come back after a groin injury in Kuortane where he won the Javelin competition with a 84.33m mark in the final round at the Finnish Elite Games on Saturday (25). Read more