EME NEWS (OCT 20, 2011)
7 EA INDOOR MEETINGS
KENYA VS. ETHIOPIA AS USUAL
NO SUHR AT PAN-AM GAMES
TALLINN (EST): European Athletics informs that former Olympic decathlon champion Erki Nool and renowned jumping coach Yevgeniy Zagorulko of Russia (Ukhov, Chicherova, Silnov) shared their expertise and experiences at the European Decathlon Conference held in the Estonian capital city of Tallinn earlier this month. Over 75 athletes and coaches from six countries – Estonia, Latvia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Finland and Norway took part in the two-day conference where the main focus was on the jumps discipline of the decathlon event. The Conference, a part of the 2011 European Athletics Summit Series, was hosted by the Estonian Athletic Association.
MELBOURNE (AUS): Cathy Freeman was named the 2011 legend and inducted into the prestigious group of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in Melbourne. The two-time world champion over the 400m relived her Olympic glory from Sydney 2000 as she took to the stage and admitted that she still hasn’t had chance to get her head around what those Games did for her. Sydney and that night is definitely the jewel in the crown of my career Freeman said on stage.