Shubenkov aims for a medal at the World Championships after European success
If the mark of a great champion is to be able to deliver in times of adversity then rising sprint hurdles talent Sergey Shubenkov did just that at last weekend’s European Athletics Indoor Championships in Göteborg.

Russia top medals table again, but Swedish hosts make the biggest gains
Russia maintained their habitual domination of the European Athletics Indoor Championships as they finished top of the medal table for the fifth time in the last seven stagings of the event, matching the total of 14 medals they won at the 2011 Championships in Paris as they collected four golds, seven silvers and three bronzes.

Klishina defends her title with a world leading jump of 7.01m
Darya Kilishina bounced back from the bitter disappointment of failing to make the Russian team for the 2012 Olympic Games to successfully defend her European indoor title with a stunning world leading mark and indoor personal best of 7.01m.

Shubenkov’s world-leading 7.49 and Yanit’s European-leading 7.89 bring first day to sizzling conclusion
A 2013 world-leading performance of 7.49 by Russia’s Sergey Shubenkov in the men’s 60m hurdles, and a European rankings-leading effort and Turkish record of 7.89 in the women’s 60m hurdles by Nevin Yanit brought the first full day of action at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Göteborg to a thrilling conclusion.

Russian preliminary team for Goteborg
The Russian Athletic Federation announced today its preliminary team for the 32nd European Athletics Indoor Championships on 1-3 March 2013 in Goteborg, Sweden.