Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

External news

Brussels eyes another historic World relay record

The Belgacom Memorial Van Damme following a successful bid in 2006 edition by a Kenyan quartet on the World record for the 4x800m Relay, has lined up an attack on the 4x1500m global mark for the 33rd edition of the meeting on Friday 5 September.

In 2006, a Kenya squad led home by the future Olympic 800m champion Wilfred Bungei brought the baton across in 7:02.43, so over-turning the World 4x800m record which had stood to a British team which included Steve Cram and Sebastian Coe since 1982.

That achievement was historic in itself but the World 4×1500 metres Relay record which will be targeted by a, as yet unnamed, Kenyan line-up at the ÅF Golden League meeting on Friday is the oldest official IAAF World record….Read More

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You May Also Like

External news

Former national 200m champion Steve Mullings was so confident he would make the team to the 12th IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany, he...

News Brief

ATLANTA — Sammy Kitwara of Kenya won the 40th Peachtree Road Race with a time of 27:21 in his debut in the annual 6.2-mile...

Digital Results

Complete results from the Central American and Caribbean Athletics Championships (CAC) in at Havana’s Estadio Panamericano.

Standard

The page will show you the qualifying standards for the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, ITA from 8/12 July 2009. The championships...