EME NEWS (SEP 19, 2011)
SIX DAEGU MEDALISTS, PISTORIUS, OTTEY
LONDON (GBR): UK Athletics chairman Ed Warner has revealed that London are looking to host the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) World Athletics Championships if they are awarded the 2017 World Athletics Championships later this year. London are currently locked in a two-horse race with Doha for the prestigious event with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) set to decide on where the 2017 competition is staged at their Council meeting in Monte Carlo on November 11.
NEWCASTLE (GBR): Ken Nakamura offers stats after running weekend. Mathew Kisorio is third fastest, Sammy Kitwara is fourth fastest, and Martin Mathathi is the seventh fastest in history. 58:47 by Sammy Kitwara is the fastest 2nd place time (fastest losing time) in history. The course record for Philadelphia is third fastest behind Lisboa and Den Haag. Emmanuel Mutai, who was 3rd in Great North Run and Mathew Kisorio, who won in Philadelphia, became 75th and 76th runner, respectively, to crack 1 hour for the half marathon.