World Leading 4x400m despite terrible weather - Russian Champs - Final Day
Tula, Russia - Heavy rain and cold autumn winds spoiled the last day of competition at the Russian National Championships. Bad weather was the main reason for some below-par results in almost every event. However the Womenís 4x400m relay team of the Sverdlovskiy region still managed to clock 3:25.18, a new World Seasonís best!

Yuliya Chizhenko clocks 1:57.07 in Tula
1500m World Indoor Champion Yuliya Chizhenko set a World season best in the womenís 800 meters clocking 1:57.07 min at the Russian Athletics Championships in Tula today. The next three results were sub-1:58 minutes as well.

World Hammer Throw record at Russian Champs, Day Two
Tula, Russia - Gulfiya Khanafeyeva has established a World Record** in the womenís Hammer Throw on the second day of the Russian Championships.