Goteborg Indoor Track, March 2013, Goteborg, Sweden,
photo from Larry Eder
Here are some results from around the world from this past weekend, January 4-5, 2014. Thanks to EME News....
INDOOR RESULTS from around the Globe
SHEFFIELD (GBR, Jan 5): At indoor combined events nationals heptathlon winner was Richard Reeks with 5734 points. Retaining her pentathlon title was Karla Drew with 4157 points and 16 years old Morgan Lake (guest in competition) scored 4146. Pole vaulter Luke Cutts cleared 547 in his special event and with 4696 points as third at that time did not contest the final 1000 m. In the men 3000 m walk Quentin Rew of New Zealand clocked national indoor mark 11:17.66.
LEE VALLEY (GBR, Jan 5): Talented Dina Asher-Smith clocked 7.41 in the women 60 m.
DORTMUND (GER, Jan 5): Dutch solid results by Giovanni Codrington 6.84 in semifinal of 60 m and Madiea Ghafoor 53.40 in the 400 m.
AKRON (USA, Jan 5): In Ohio pole vault Jack Whitt cleared 561 as male winner. In women competition Kylie Hutson achieved 437 cm.
LEVERKUSEN (GER, Jan 5): Greek record holder Kostadinos Filippidis got 565 at a pole vault meet over Karsten Dilla 555 and returning from injury 2011 World champion Pawel Wojciechowski of Poland 545 (his first competition since September 2012). Katharina Bauer won the women with 440.
CHEMNITZ (GER, Jan 4): Hurdler Cindy Roleder started her combined eventer part of the career with 4105 points pentathlon (8.24, 161, 11.15, 606, 2:21.00).
ESSING (GER, Jan 5): Slovak Lukas Beer cleared 220 to win the traditional indoor high jump meeting.
SAARBRUCKEN (GER, Jan 5): Rouven Christ clocked here solid 21.22 PB in the 200 m.
Bio: Larry Eder has had a 44 year involvement in the sport of athletics. Larry has experienced the sport as an athlete, coach, magazine publisher and now, journalist and blogger. His first article, on Don Bowden, America's first sub 4 minute miler, was published in RW in 1983. Larry has published several magazines on athletics, from American Track & Field to the U.S. version of Spikes magazine. He currently manages the content and marketing development of the RunningNetwork, The Shoe Addicts and RunBlogRun.
Of RunBlogRun, his daily pilgrimage with the sport, Larry says:
"I have to admit, I love traveling to far away meets, writing about the sport I love, and the athletes I respect, for my readers at runblogrun.com, the most of anything I have ever done, except, maybe running itself."