Two training sessions might have given him the distance he needed to claim a medal in the shot put at the World Championships in Beijing, but Tom Walsh is pleased with his season despite that fourth place finish. Tom reiterated that a lack of a medal was perhaps the only thing missing from a year […]
The UK Annual Javelin carnival is the number one event for any Passionate javelin thrower in the UK the past few competitions were held at the Bedford International Athletics Stadium, but they will now be held at the HiPAC unit within Loughborough university. The Carnival is one of the main competitions were all javelin throwers can compete […]
My post meet reflection on the 2015 Beijing World Championships. My first World Championships went as follows. I had a decent hurdle race to start off the heptathlon, running a 13.59, a tenth off what I ran at USA Nationals. I was really hoping for a [personal best] since I felt great in practice and was […]
Joe Kovacs (28 June 1989 in Nazareth, Pennsylvania) is an US American shot putter and current World Champion. season shot put shot put discus discus hammer 5,44kg (12 lb) 7,26kg 1.6kg 2kg 7,26kg 2004 13,56m (44′ 6″) 40,00m (131′) est. 2005 15,59m (51′ 1¾”) 47,00m (154′) est. 2006 17,42m (57′ 2″) 53,50m (175′) est. 2007 […]
Kibwe Johnson (17 July 1981) is a hammer thrower. He has represented the USA at theWorld Championships in Athletics twice (2007 and 2011). He is a three-time medalist at thePan American Games, having taken silver in 2007 and improved to the gold in 2011 (where he broke the Games record). In 2015 he won again the gold medal […]
Cleopatra Borel (born 10 March 1979) is a shot putter from Plaisance, Mayaro, Trinidad and Tobago. 1998 1999 2000 15,30m (50′ 2½”) 2001 16,44m (53′ 11″) 2002 16,90m (55′ 5″) 2003 17,79m (58′ 4″) 2004 18,90m (62′ 0″) NR 2005 18,44m (60′ 6″) 2006 18,81m (61′ 9″) 2007 18,91m (62′ 0″) NR 2008 18,87m (61′ […]
Today saw the women’s Javelin Throw competition take place at the 2015 world championships today with a very close competition. All women were out in force today to battle for the top 3 positions, but only one thrower would go away with the gold medal and crowned the 2015 world champion, Starting us of Barbora Špotáková (CZE) the […]
I was not Goldie Sayers’s competition today as she fails to throw the qualification distance for the Beijing world championships, Sayers could only manage a distance of 58.28 on her 1st throw, and following it up with 58.11 for her 2nd throw. with a Automatic qualification distance set at 63.50 Sayers needed to throw over it […]
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