Latest leaders of the 2009 World Athletics Tour Standings – Athletes acquired points to qualify for the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final, to be held on 12-13 September in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Havana, Cuba – Twenty-year old Yordanis García improved his personal best by over 100 points to score a world leading 8496 points in winning the NACAC Combined Events Championships on Saturday (30) in Havana, his first international title since taking the World Youth gold in 2005.
Gotzis, Austria – Germany’s Michael Schrader sensationally won the 35th edition of the Hypo Meeting in Götzis with a new world seasonal best of 8522 points beating American Trey Hardee by just six points. Olympic champion Nataliya Dobrynska of Ukraine won the Heptathlon with 6558 points, the second best performance in the world this year.
RANDALL’S ISLAND, New York – It was a disappointing day for Jamaica’s seniors at yesterday’s 5th Reebok Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island, as they failed to win any of the major races.
Complete results from the 2009 Reebok Grand Prix track and field meeting at the Icahn Stadium in New York City on Saturday. Tyson Gay, LaShawn Merritt, Allyson Felix and among others highlighted the meeting with super performances