Braian Toledo breaks Argentine junior javelin throw record

2011-03-07 08:49 Written by Administrator
Catriel, Alexander, Braian and coach Rodríguez and Osorio

On March 5th, at a tournament in Cenard, Braian Toledo broke the Argentine junior javelin record with a throw of 76.70m, which landed him on the 2nd place of the year 2011 world junior rankings. This is a 4 meter personal best for Toledo. Read more

Russia’s Abakumova and Zagornyi produce world-leading throws in Adler

2011-03-02 22:32 Written by Administrator
Mariya Abakumova threw a world season's best 65.12m in Adler

Russia and Ukraine’s traditional winter throws championships saw some excellent early season performances on Thursday and Friday, notably from Russia’s 2008 Olympic Games silver medalist Mariya Abakumova, who threw the javelin 65.12m in the Russian Black Sea resort of Adler. Read more

Our website has been updated

2010-12-20 04:20 Written by Miklos Nemeth

We are pleased to announce the release of our newly redesigned website. We have refined the design, which was developed with new web 2.0 social media features. We are currently working on expanding the information about javelin throwing, photos and videos. Read more

Thorkildsen goes to San Diego to escape the cold of Norway

2010-12-15 13:22 Written by Administrator

IAAF Online Diaries

Andreas Thorkildsen on the eve of the World Athletics Gala (Fitte)

After enjoying a weekend in Monaco for the World Athletics Gala, World, Olympic and European Javelin Throw champion and Samsung Diamond League Ambassador Andreas Thorkildsen headed to the sunny climes of southern California for some warm-weather training.

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Toledo continues to improve Javelin World Youth Best

2010-03-07 20:52 Written by Administrator
Braian Toledo unleashes another World youth best in the Javelin, this time in Buenos Aires (CADA)

Sixteen-year-old Argentinean Braian Toledo bettered the Javelin (700g) World Youth Best by reaching 89.34m on Saturday 6 March in Mar del Plata. In his second competition of 2010, and twenty-one days after throwing 84.85 in Buenos Aires and setting the previous WYB, Toledo was impressive once again. Profiting from a windy afternoon, the bronze medalist from the 2009 IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, reached 89.34m in his first throw to the delight of the attendance. Read more