Archive on september 2009
World records set in Berlin have been ratified
30.09.2009 World
Monte-Carlo - The following World records have recently been ratified...

Canadian marathon all-comers record by Mungara
28.09.2009 World
Kenyan defending champion Kenneth Mungara (36) won the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon clocking 2:08:32 what is the fastest ever in Canada.

Bolt witnesses Yankees 4-2 win
28.09.2009 World
World and Olympic champion, Usain Bolt continued his New York tour with a visit to the Yankee Stadium on Sunday.

Baddeley and Rowbury win Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile
28.09.2009 World
Britains Andy Baddeley and US Shannon Rowbury won the 29th edition of the Continental Airlines Fifth Avenue Mile here today in tight sprint finishes.

World Athletics Final a statistical farewell
26.09.2009 World
With the last ever edition of the IAAF World Athletics Final having been staged in Thessalonki on 12 / 13 September, we bid a fond farewell to a competition which has ended the main international track and field season for the last seven years.

Yuliya Pechonkina finishes her sport career
World 400mH Champion and record holder Yuliya Pechonkina has finished her sport career.

Lebedeva wins in Japan
Tatyana Lebedeva won the mens long jump at the Super Meet held in Kawasaki, Japan. She achieved 6.60. Konstantin Shabanov finished 3rd in the mens 110mH clocking 13.96.

Masai family rules
21.09.2009 World
10 000 m world champion Linet Masai of Kenya won the 25th jubilee Dam tot Damloop 10 miles road race. Her winning time was 50:39.

Chernova third at Decastar
Tatyana Chernova placed third in the heptathlon at the Decastar 2009 combined events meeting held in Talence, France. Aleksandr Pogorelov placed 4th in the decathlon.

Isinbayeva and Lebedeva win in Shanghai
Yelena Isinbayeva and Tatyana Lebedeva won at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix held in China.

Silviya Skvortsova second at Berlin Marathon
Silviya Skvortsova finished second at the Berlin Marathon held in Germany. She clocked 2:26.24. Tatyana Aryasova finished 7th with 2:32.17

Double Russian success as junior records fall in Saransk
There was jubilation today on the streets of the capital of the Mordivian Republic as race walkers from its Olympic training centre came home winners in the mens and womens 10km races which concluded the 2009 IAAF Race Walking Challenge season at its Final here in Saransk (19).

IAAF Race Walking Challenge Final Video
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Race Walking Challenge prepares for 10km finale in Saransk
The IAAF Race Walking Challenge 2009 closes with its Final in Saransk on Saturday (19).

4 Jamaican athletes banned
17.09.2009 World
The four Jamaican athletes who had pleaded guilty to taking illegal substances were today banned for three months and also received a reprimand effective immediately, reports

Top 10 competitions of the 21st century
17.09.2009 World publishes yearly Competition Rankings in 12 categories. Which are the Top 10 competitions of the 21st century?

Rybakov wins in Poland
2009 World Champion Yaroslav Rybakov won the mens high jump at the Pedros Cup held in Szczecyn, Poland. He shared the win with Sylwester Bednaker of Poland clearing 2.30.

Collins steps down from competitions
16.09.2009 World
100 m 2003 World Champion Kim Collins announced that he would be stepping down from international track and field competition.

DAY ONE, SUMMARY - IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final
13.09.2009 World
All credit for the organisers and Usain Bolt for agreeing on his walk-on part for the worlds top sportsman the day before his race.

Russians shine in Thessaloniki
Yelena Isinbayeva, Mariya Abakumova, Yaroslav Rybakov won their events on Day 1 of the IAAF/VTB Bank World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki.

Tatyana Polnova wins in Paris
Russian Athletes took one first, six second and four third places at the DecaNation team match, at which national teams (men and women) compete in the decathlons events, in Paris.

2010 Russian Winters star Yelena Isinbayeva
Yelena Isinbayeva confirmed her intention to compete at the 2010 Russian Winter meeting at a press conference held in Moscow on 10 September.

Edwin Moses plants for the environment and hails Kenyan women
08.09.2009 World
Edwin Moses of the United States believes Kenyas women success in Berlin World Championships is the beginning of their domination at the highest level of competition.

Tragedy in San Diego
08.09.2009 World
A 19-year-old pole vaulter has died of injuries suffered in a training accident.

Chebor and Gelan take Rock n Roll Half Marathon titles
07.09.2009 World
19-year-old Abebu Gelan led an Ethiopian sweep of the womens race at the ninth annual Rock n Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach (6).

Russians successes in Rieti and Dubnica
Irina Meleshina won the womens long jump at the Rieti 2009 meeting held in Italy achieving 6.91 and beating Tatyana Lebedeva with 6.85 on second and Olga Kucherenko on third (6.77).

Kapachinskaya and Kofanova win in Italy
Anastasiya Kapachinskaya won the womens 400m at the 23rd Athletics Meeting in Orroli, Italy. She clocked 51.94, and Natalya Nazarova ran up in 52.44.

Kisang wins in Cheboksary
05.09.2009 World
Filemon Kisang of Kenya won the mens race of the Cheboksary Half Marathon clocking 1:04.16.

Sergey Lukin wins mens half marathon at Russian Championships
Sergey Lukin won the mens half marathon at the Russian Half Marathon Championships in Cheboksary clocking 1:06:13.

Skvortsova wins in Cheboksary
Silviya Skvortsova won the Cheboksary Marathon and the Russian Half Marathon Championships in Cheborsary clocking 1:10.30 in a hot (+28) and shiny weather.

Trio triumphs; Bolt dazzles in the damp
04.09.2009 World
Sanya Richards, Yelena Isinbayeva and Kenenisa Bekele did not disappoint securing the $1 Million Jackpot and Usain Bolt shut down as the final ÅF Golden League meeting closed out in dramatic fashion at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the Belgian capital tonight (Fri 4).

Isinayeva shares $1 million Jackpot
Yelena Isinbayeva, Sanya Richards and Kenenisa Bekele shared the $1 Million IAAF Golden League Jackpot after winning at the Memorial Van Damme in Brussels.

World leading 82.58m heave by Kozmus in Celje
03.09.2009 World
Continuing the fine form that brought him the World title in Berlin last month, Slovenian hammer thrower Primoz Kozmus broke his own national record with a 82.58m throw the northeastern town of Celje on Wednesday (2).

Russians win 5 events in Rovereto
Russian athletes won 5 events at the Palio Citta della Quercia meeting held in Rovereto, Italy.

Bolt to run 200m in Thessaloniki World Athletics Final
01.09.2009 World
World and Olympic 100m and 200m champion Usain Bolt, has confirmed that he will run the 200m at the IAAF / VTB Bank World Athletics Final in Thessaloniki, Greece (12-13 September 2009).


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