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World record holder Mike Powell aims to return to the Long Jump

Bressanone/Brixen, Italy – World Long Jump record holder Mike Powell talked eloquently about his role as an IAAF Ambassador on the eve of the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships at the traditional IAAF/LOC Press conference but then dropped a gentle bombshell after he stepped down from the podium.

“I’m aiming to compete again next year. Yes, you heard me right,” said the affable 45-year-old American, whose 1991 World Championships winning leap of 8.95m has yet to be surpassed…..READ MORE

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