DAY ONE – PREVIEW – IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final

Thessaloniki, Greece – Whoever confirmed the timetable for the first day’s action at the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final wanted to start proceedings with a bang, because we have the women’s Hammer Throw and Pole Vault, two events which have seen World records* in the past month.

Sadly the new Hammer World record holder Anita Wlodarczyk is out with a damaged left ankle, but Betty Heidler was within a metre of the Pole’s new mark (77.96m) in Berlin and must feel a record is within her grasp. After her disappointment at the World Championships , Yelena Isinbayeva showed with her 5.06m vault in Zürich that she is still improving after all…..Read More


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