ISINBAYEVA PLANS RETURN FOR FEBRUARY 2011
LEMAITRE 9.98 A HISTORICAL ACHIEVEMENT
HOWARD BEATS VLASIC, CHAMBERS 10.14, GILLICK 44.95
GAY VS. POWELL
FRASER WARNING OR 3 MONTHS
ATHLETISSIMA IS NEW LEADER
HELLEBAUT VS. FRIEDRICH
GLASGOW (SCO): Scottish Athletics has announced the appointment of Steve Rippon to the new post of Head of Facility and Lead Field Events Coach. Rippons previously was successful at UK Athletics holding the post of National Event Coach for pole vault as well as establishing the High Performance Centre at Loughborough as one of the UK’s leading elite development centres. He will be based in the Scotstoun facility and his major focus will be on the development of athletes towards the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
BIELSKO-BIALA (POL, Jul 8-9): Discus world medalist Piotr Malachowski achieved excellent 67.48 to win the Polish title during first day of national championships. Olympic gold medalist Tomasz Majewski got in last round of shot put new season best 21.25. Sprint titles for Robert Kubaczyk (10.36, +0.1) and Weronika Wedler (11.42, -1.6). Marcin Starzak won the long jump (779), Wioletta Frankiewicz the 5000 m (15:46.95) and Monika Pyrek pole vault (420). World champions Anna Rogowska and Anita Wlodarczyk did not participate. In the Friday programme Wojciech Kondratowicz surprisingly beat world medalist Szymon Ziolkowski in hammer (78.18 to 77.51). Anna Jagaciak won long jump (667, +1.5) and Igor Janik the javelin (78.59). Top two in the men´s 400 m went under 46 seconds. Marcin Marciniszyn 45.71 and Kacper Kozlowski 45.84. Renata Plis won the 800 m in life-time best 2:01.92 and world indoor medalist Adam Kszczot was the best as expected at 800 m (1:47.37, Lewandowski competed in Lausanne).