Archive on june 2010
European leads for Fedoriva and Kapachinskaya at the Moscow Cup
Multiple Olympic Games and World Championships medallist Anastasiya Kapachinskaya produced a season best and European-leading time of 50.16 to win a high quality womens 400m at the Moscow Cup, the European Athletics Outdoor Premium Meeting in Russia on Tuesday.

3 wins in Bochum
Svetlana Feofanova won the womens pole vault at the DAK Leichtathletik-Gala meeting held in Bochum-Wattenscheid, Germany. She cleared 4.71, her season best.

Russians in Top 3 of European Combined Events
The Russian mens team placed second at the European Combined Events Cup held in Tallinn, Estonia. The womens team was third at the cup.

Tahri runs 5:13.47 World best for 2000m Steeple
27.06.2010 World
Bouabdellah Tahri broke the World 2000m Steeplechase best with 5:13.47 on Tomblaine stadium last night (25) during the Meeting Stanislas-Nancy, the 3rd episode of Alma Athlé Tour, the French professional circuit.

Klishina 7.03m Long Jump; Savinova sets 1:58.11 world season lead at hot Znamenskiy Memorial - IAAF World Challenge
The first record of the 52nd Brothers Znamenskiy Memorial was set before the start of competition. The temperature during the IAAF World Challenge meeting rose to peaks that have never before been registered 35 degrees above zero in the shade.

Christophe Lemaître: I can beat Dwain in Barcelona
25.06.2010 World
I think that I can beat Dwain (Chambers) in Barcelona. Adrenaline will make me fight for my first international medal in the absolute category. These are the words of Christoph Lemaître, French sprinter who might turn into the first white athlete to clock sub-10 seconds a mythic barrier.

Borzakovskiy and Savinova on the track, and Lebedeva and Silnov on the field to highlight in Zhukovskiy IAAF World Challenge
The 52nd edition of Brothers Znamenskiy Memorial on Saturday 26 June is part of the inaugural IAAF World Challenge series of meetings, a great honour for one of the oldest Russian athletic tournaments that has known its ups and downs over the years.

Olympic champion, World record holder Gulnara Galkina-Samitova has given birth to a baby girl (56cm, 3350g) today.

Shalin jumps into the spotlight
Russias Pavel Shalin has made a startling impact on the Long Jump in just a few weeks, not least because his victory at the 2010 SPAR European Team Championships last weekend also helped his country to become the champions of Europe.

Czechs, Swedes, Portuguese head back to top league
23.06.2010 World
The three teams relegated from the 2009 SPAR European Team Championships Super League are heading back to the top league for 2011 after being promoted from the First League in Budapest, Hungary, this weekend.

Shaheen is back
Famous World champion and record holder Saif Saeed Shaheen will compete in the mens 3000Stm, a rare event at meeting in Russia, at the Znamensky Memorial on 26 June in Zhukovskiy.

Jump events at Znamensky Memorial
Jump events promise to be attractive at the Znamensky Memorial on 26 June in Zhukovskiy. Andrey Silnov, Tatyana Lebedeva and Yoandri Betanzos are top athletes of the events including the mens and womens long jump, the mens triple jump and the mens high jump.

Zhu and Pascual nab La Coruña titles IAAF Race Walking Challenge
21.06.2010 World
Chinas Yafei Zhu and Spains Beatriz Pascual clinched their respective 20Km victories to highlight the Gran Premio Cantones de Marcha the Spanish leg in 2010 IAAF Race Walking Challenge held Saturday (19) on a cloudy and ideal day for Race Walking.

Garcia and Oeser prevail in Ratingen - IAAF Combined Events Challenge
21.06.2010 World
Ratingen, Germany Yordani Garcia of Cuba and Germanys Jennifer Oeser maintained their first day leads to win their respective titles at the Erdgas Meeting in Ratingen, the fourth leg of the 2010 IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

Russia win in style at the SPAR European Team Championships
Russia won the 2010 SPAR European Team Championships in Bergen, Norway, and were crowned as Europes top athletics nation on Sunday.

Wrap: Russia dominate the first day in Bergen
Eight individual victories helped Russia establish a lead of 21 points at the end of the first day of the 2010 SPAR European Team Championships in Bergen, Norway, on Saturday.

Day 1: Russia hold big lead at halfway point on first day
The 2010 SPAR European Team Championships favourites Russia hold a lead of 18.5 points at the halfway point on the first day on Saturday.

Drozdov and Goncharova second in Kladno
Aleksey Drozdov and Marina Goncharova took second places at the 4th TNT-Fortuna Combined Events Meeting held in Kladno, Czech Republic.

Rodgers vs Frater in Zhukovskiy
Mike Rodgers (USA), Michael Frater, Steve Mullings (Jamaica), Ramil Ruliyev (Azerbaijan) and Andrey Yepishin (Russia) will compete in the mens 100m at the Znamensky Memorial in Zhukovskiy.

Kasyanov and Melnychenko the overnight leaders in Kladno, injuries knock out Clay and Sebrle IAAF Combined Events Challenge
16.06.2010 World
Ukrainians hold first-day leads in both the Decathlon and Heptathlon competitions at the TNT-Fortunate Combined Events competition in Kladno, Czech Republic. The meeting is the third installment of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

10 Russian athletes for Youth Olympic Games
The Russian Olympic Committee announces the Russian athletics team for the 1st Youth Olympic Games in Singapore on 14-26 August today.

Znamensky Memorial press conference
The Znamensky Memorials press conference was held in Zhukovskiy today.

Good results on Day 1 at the NCAA first division championships
15.06.2010 World
Good results on the first day of the NCAA first division championships at Hayward Field. Lisa Koll won the 10000m womens final in 32:49.35.

Russian team for Bergen
The Russian team for the European Team Championships was announced today.

Chermoshanskaya wins in Prague
Yuliya Chermoshanskaya won the womens 200m at the Josef Odlozil Memorial held in Prague, Czech Republic today. She clocked 23,01sec.

Pauline Davis-Thompson receives 200m gold medal
13.06.2010 World
0 years after winning the Olympic silver medal in the 200m during the Sydney Olympic games Bahamian Pauline Davis-Thompson received the 200m gold medal during an official ceremony in her home country.

Shustov and Kutyakova win in Turkey
Aleksandr Shustov won the mens high jump at the Cezmi Or Memorial held in Istanbul, Turkey. He cleared 2.26. Ivan Ilichev achieved the same result and placed second.

Yuriy Andronov wins 50kmRW
Yuriy Andronov won the mens 50kmRW race at the Russian Race Walking Championships in Cheboksary. He clocked 3:56.26.

3 Russian wins in France
Yuliya Chermoshanskaya won the womens 200m at the Meeting de Sotteville les Rouen held in France. She clocked 23.02.

Gordeyeva clears 1.97
Irina Gordeyeva won the womens high jump at the Primo Nebiolo Memorial held in Turin, Italy. She cleared 1.97m.

Olimpiada Ivanova celebrates end of her career
Today, there was a celebration of the end of Olimpiada Ivanovas race walking career during the Russian Race Walking Championships.

Kirdyapkina and Yemelyanov 2010 Russian champions
Today, the Russian Race Walking Championships started in Cheboksary, where the 2008 IAAF Race Walking Cup was held. Candidates for Russian team for the European Race Walking Championships in Barcelona will be selected at these championships.

Klishina surprises
Darya Klishina set in the womens long jump a Russian junior best of 6,94m at the Russian Cup started in Yerino village of Moscow Oblast on 11 June.

Big times and big news coming up for Asafa - IAAF Online Diaries
11.06.2010 World
Asafa Powell, one of track & fields most loved sons, is having a blast of a season.

Tatyana Lysenko can lead IAAF World Hammer Throw Challenge
Tatyana Lysenko is preparing for the Znamensky Memorial on the Meteor Stadium where the meeting will be held on 26 June, and has a chance to lead the IAAF World Hammer Throw Challenge.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) upholds the appeals of the Belarusian athletes
10.06.2010 World
Lausanne, 10 June 2010 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld the appeals filed by the two Belarusian hammer throwers, Vadim Devyatovskiy and Ivan Tsikhan, against the decision of the Disciplinary Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of 11 December 2008.

Nytra clocks 12.79 over the hurdles
10.06.2010 World
German champion Carolin Nytra was the star of EWE Athletics, EA Classic meeting. In heats she clocked European lead of the season 12.79 (+0.3) and confirmed it with 12.83 (+0.3) win the final of 100 m hurdles.

Antyukh finishes third in Rome
Olympic bronze medalist Natalya Antyukh finished third in the womens 400mH at the Golden Gala, the 4th Diamond League leg, held in Rome, Italy. She set her PB of 54.00m.

Rybakov wins in Spain
Yaroslav Rybakov womn the mens high jump at the Andalucia Grand Prix held in Spain. He cleared 2.27m.

Prize places in Warsaw
Olga Samylova, Natalya Medvedeva, Tatyana Lysenko and Vyacheslav Kolesnichenko took prize places at the 56th Janusz Kusocinski Memorial held in Warsaw, Poland.

Yuliya Rusanova tops season list
Yuliya Rusanova won the womens 800m at the Montreuil Meeting held in France to top the Russian season list with 1:59.85.

Ibero-American Championships report
08.06.2010 World
San Fernando, Spain A record number 29 countries contested the 14th Campeonato Iberoamericano de atletismo held through the weekend (4-6 June) in San Fernando, southwest Spain.

Tia Hellebaut returns
08.06.2010 World
Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut will make her return to competition on July 2nd in Madrid (IAAF World Challenge) she revealed during a press conference.

Wins for Russians and World record for Wlodarczyk
Tatyana Kotova returned after giving birth to her son and won the womens long jump at the X European Athletics Festival held in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She achieved 6.66m.

Russian men place third at European 10000m Cup
Russian mens team took the bronze medals at the 14th European Cup 10000m held in Marseille, France.

Pidluzhnaya wins in Gemany
Yuliya Pidluzhnaya won the womens long jump at a meeting held in Bad Langensalza, Gemany. She set a PB of 6.77m.

Kucherenko and Balakshina win in Oslo
Olga Kucherenko won the womens long jump at the Bislett Games, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, held in Oslo, Norway. She achieved 6,91m.

Usain Bolt Withdraws From adidas Grand Prix
01.06.2010 World
NEW YORK (May 31, 2010) Double Olympic and World champion Usain Bolt has withdrawn from the adidas Grand Prix due to injury, organizers announced Monday.


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