Tomashova, Chicherova and Slesarenko the stars as Russian Championships conclude in Kazan
20.07.2008
Kazan, Russia Ė Tatyana Tomashova and high jumpers Anna Chicherova and Yelena Slesarenko produced the key highlights as the Russian championships concluded in Kazan on Sunday.

Mikhaylovskiy wins menís long jump
19.07.2008
Sergey Mikhaylovskiy won the menís long jump at the Russian Athletics Championships in Kazan. He jumped 7.92m. Vladimir Malyavin placed second with 7.87m. Ruslan Gataullin achieved 7.86m taking the third place.

Gulfiya Khanafeyeva Ė 75.07 in Hammer throw
19.07.2008
The womenís hammer throw at the Russian Atheltics Championships was won by Gulfiya Khanafeyeva who achieved the World season fifth of 75.07m. Yelena Konevtsova took the silver with 74.81 and Anna Bulgakova was third (72.62).

Mariya Abakumova Ė champion in Javelin throw
19.07.2008
Mariya Abakumova won the womenís javelin throw at the Russian Atheltics Championships in Kazan, achieving 65.71 m, which is a Russian U23 record. Oksana Gromova placed second with 57.90m. Mariya Yakovenko was third with 57.70.

Feofanova wins pole vault
18.07.2008
Svetlana Feofanova won the womenís pole vault clearing 4.75 at the Russian Athletics Championships in Kazan. Yuliya Golubchikova achieved 4.65 and placed second. Tatyana Polnova was third with 4.60m.

Yepishin and Polyakova fastest in 100m
18.07.2008
Andrey Yepishin won the menís 100m at the Russian Championships in Athletics clocking 10/28 seconds. Yevgeniya Polyakova won the womenís same distance with 11.30.

Gulnana Galkina Samitova: World season best of 9:08.21
18.07.2008
World record holder Gulnara Galkina-Samitova achieved in the womenís 3000mSt a World season bets of 9:08.21 at the Russian Championships in Athletics. This time is World all-time third. Tatyana Petrova was second clocking 9:15.84. Yelena Sidorchenkova finished third with 9:24.04.

Yekaterina Bikert sets European 400mH
18.07.2008
Yekaterina Bikert set in the womenís 400mH an European season best of 54.34 at the Russian Championships in Athletics. Irina Obedina placed second with 54.86, and Anastasiya Ott was third with 55.07.

Yuliya Kondakova becomes 100mH Champion
18.07.2008
Yuliya Kondakova became the champion in the 100mH clocking 12.91sec at the Russian Championships in Atheltics being held in Kazan. Tatyana Dektyareva finished second with 12.96. Olga Korsunova was third clocking 13.12.

Borzakovskiy and Soboleva win 800m
18.07.2008
Yuriy Borzakovskiy won the menís 800m at the Russian Championships in Kazan clocking 1:46.59. Yelena Soboleva set a World season best of 1:54.85 in the womenís same event.