EME NEWS (OCT 14, 2011)
IAAF VP LOOKS FOR 2012
KINGSTON (JAM): Track Alerts says that Glen Mills, coach of world champions Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake, has called on all those concerned, the government, Jamaica Administrative Athletic Association (JAAA) and the private sector to do more for track & field at the senior level to preserve the country’s legacy. Mills said the time has gone when Jamaican athletes who trained overseas would dominate the country’s team section. He also believes with the success by Jamaica in recent years, things will be changed in the US for Jamaicans.
BEIJING (CHN): The 2011 Beijing International Marathon will have Kenyan Samuel Muturi with 2:08:20 best and 2009 winner in Beijing as the top name. Another name to mention is Prague this year winner Benson Barus with 2:07:07 PB. Without best home runners the women favorite is double world champion and olympic silver medalist Catherine Ndereba of Kenya.