EME NEWS (OCT 8, 2011)
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NASSAU (BAH): Bahamas will be represented at the Pan American Games by a strong 13-member team in athletics. Donald Thomas, winner of the 2007 Osaka World Championships high jump title, heads the team, which also includes 2010 World indoor 400m champion Chris Brown, who is also the defending champion at these Games. Brown also helped Bahamas to the 4x400m world title in 2001 and Olympic silver medal in 2008. Laverne Eve, the 2002 Commonwealth Games javelin champion, and winner at seven Central American and Caribbean Championships, and 2011 CAC 200m champion Michael Mathiew, a member of the Beijing Olympic 4x400m relay silver medal team, are also included in the squad. Informs Trackalerts. Missing is world medalist from Daegu in high jump Trevor Barry.
TEHRAN (IRI, Oct 6): At 2nd national meeting Reza Ghasemi equalled his own national record at 200 m from World University Games when he clocked 20.88. Hasan Heidarpoor won the 100 m in new life-time best 10.35 ahead of Ghasemi who missed his PB only by 0.01 clocking 10.36. Also to note 221 in high jump by Amir Hosseinzadeh and 61.20 in discus by Mahmoud Samimi.