France announced World Championships team

Published on July 28, 2009 |

The inform Pole Vault star and national record holder Renaud Lavillenie, 2007 medallists Roman Mesnil and Yohann DINIZ (50km RW) are among those selected to represent France at the upcoming IAAF World Championships in Berlin (Aug 15-23). Also included are Mahiedine Mekhissi, the silver medal winner over 3000m Steeplechase in Beijing, two-time european 1500m champion…

Canada names World Championships team

Published on July 28, 2009 |

Sprint hurdlers Perdita Felicien, the 2003 World champion and Priscilla Lopes-Schliep, along with reigning world 800m silver medallist Gary Reed will lead a 31 member Canadian team to the IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, Germany (15 – 23 August)….Full Team

Great Britain selects Chambers for Berlin sprint double

Published on July 28, 2009 |

By Glen Andrews, World-Track LONDON – Dwain Chambers has been named in a 60-member Great Britain and Northern Ireland team for next month’s IAAF World Championships in Berlin. Chambers has been selected to race in both 100m and 200m dash, despite pulling out of the half-lap at the UK trials. UK Athletics head coach Charles…

Kenya team announced for World Championships

Published on July 23, 2009 |

Reigning World champion Janeth jepkosgei and Olympic gold medallist Pamela Jelimo are among those selected to represent Kenya at the IAAF World Championships in Berlin (Aug 15-23). The pair are considered strong medal favourites at the championships. Women Joyce Zakary (400m), Janeth jepkosgei, Pamela Jelimo (800m), Irene Jelegat, Nancy Jebet Lagat (1,500m), Ruth Bosibori, Gladys…

Bolt, Campbell-Brown head strong Jamaican World Champs team

Published on July 13, 2009 |

Olympic champions Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Shelly Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker head a strong Jamaican team selected to represent the nation at next month’s IAAF World Athletics Championships in Berlin, Germany. The team also includes sprinters Kerron Stewart, who leads the world over 100m on the women’s side with a spanking 10.75seconds, Asafa Powell,…

Ariane Friedrich in strong German Championships team

Published on July 7, 2009 |

By Mellissa Henry for World-Track BERLIN — National champion and World leader Ariane Friedrich heads the list of athletes selected on Tuesday to represent Germany at next month IAAF World Championships. Friedrich, who set a new German record of 2.06 metres last month at the IAAF Golden League meeting in Berlin – the same venue…