Two world season leads at Russian Championships, Day 1 and 2
Cheboksary, Russia - The national championships in Cheboksary are as expected turning out to be quite a struggle for the Olympic tickets.
The significance of the Championships is stressed by the enormous quantity of the participants: teams from 67 regions of Russia, 891 athletes (496 male and 395 female) have been registered! A kind of a record was set before the start. 96 athletes were going to run Men’s 1500m and 72 would start the Women’s 200m.