Watch Live action from the SEC Indoor Championships online. CLICK HERE TO WATCH After day one of the 2010 SEC Indoor Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championships, the University of South Carolina is leading the women’s race. The University of Arkansas is hosting the championship events at the Randal Tyson Track Center, in Fayetteville, […]
Competing before an energized crowd of nearly 11,000, World champion Blanka Vlasic cleared 2.03m and made three solid attempts at a would-be World record of 2.09m at the Slobodna Dalmacija Women’s High Jump Meeting in her hometown of Split, Croatia on Sunday (21). “I’m very satisfied with the outcome because this time there was no […]
Longtime statistician/author Dale Harder of Castro Valley, California, says that the best men’s world record is in the javelin, not the 100 or 200. His take on the subject: Jan Zelezny’s JT of 323’1 (98.48m) is actually the best mark of all time based on empirical results. No one else has come within 5% of […]
Meseret Defar of Ethiopia missed the indoor world record by less than half a second as she won the 5,000 meters at the GE Galan on Wednesday. Defar finished in 14 minutes, 24.85 seconds, just 0.48 seconds short of the record she set at the same venue last year. Cuba’s Dayron Robles won the 60-meter […]
On 20th February 2010, at The Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham’s NIA, UKA will be taking the high jump to a new level. In addition to a full schedule of world class athletics, the Aviva Grand Prix will host a new competition: ‘Extreme High Jump’.
Finland’s 30-year-old Osku Torro took a surprise High Jump victory indoors in Wuppertal, Germany, setting a world season lead with a 2.32m performance which not only added 5 centimetres to his outright personal best (2.27 outdoors, 2007 / 2.26 indoors, 2006) but improved the Finnish record by one centimetre. Torro, had a clean jumping card […]
Hustopece, Czech Republic – European indoor High Jump champion Ivan Ukhov opened his 2010 season in style with a 2.37m clearance to highlight the first leg of the 6th Moravian High Jump Tour in Hustopece on Saturday (23). It was a one-man show by the 23-year-old Russian. He opened his competition at 2.20m with a […]