MELBOURNE (AUS): Commonwealth Games Gold and Silver medallists Jared Tallent and Luke Adams will go head to head at this weekend’s Australian national 50km Road Walking Championships in Melbourne. Adams, who saw his Commonwealth gold medal slip after a fall in the last lap, will be very eager to beat team mate Tallent. Also at the startingline, but in the 20km, will be former 50km world-record holder Nathan Deakes joined by New Delhi representative Chris Erickson, 2009 IAAF world championships athlete Adam Rutter and 2010 IAAF world junior championships representative Rhydian Cowley. There will be another Commonwealth Games re-match in the women’s 20km with Claire Tallent and Cheryl Webb. The pair will be tested by raising talen world junior titles athlete Regan Lamble writes Athletics Australia.
RAZGRAD (BUL): 42-years old Bulgarian 200 m record holder Nikolay Antonov-Talanta was arrested after a row of drunken men. But he was not sentenced because he suffers from mental illness. It was already his third arrest in the year connect to alcohol problems. The 1991 world indoor champion at 200 m in 2003 attempted to commit suicide and suffers from major depressive disorder. Bulgarian media are informing. His national mark 20.20 is from Tokyo 1991 World Championships. He also won European Indoor gold medal at 200 m in 1992.
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