• Gugl Games to Host Olympic and World Championship Medallists - Sanchez vs Trailbiker

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The 2013 Gugl games will take place in the City of Linz, Austria on Monday, August 26. The meeting organizers announced that 12 Olympic and world championships medalists will take part in the Austrian meeting.

Sanchez VS Trail-biker

As part of the entertainment for the crowd will be the 400m hurdle race, in which the 2-time olympic champion Felix Sanchez of Dominican Republic will take on Trail Biker,  Tom Öhler. In the last years competition Tom Öhler went against hurdler Georg Fleischhauer where the trail-biker took victory in 49.33 seconds.

 

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List of Star Atheltes in Gugl Games

100m Men

Justin Gatlin (USA)

100 m Olympic Champion 2004
2 World Titles
2005: 100, 200
2 World Indoor Titles
2003: 60 2012: 60
2 Olympic Silvers
2004: 4x1 2012: 4x1
2 World Championships Silvers
2013: 100, 4x1
2 Olympic Bronzes
2004: 200 2012: 100
4 National Titles


Nickel Ashmeade (JAM)

4 x 100 m World Champion 2013
200 m 4th at World Championships 2013
100 m 5th at World Championships 2013
200 m 5th at World Championships 2011
200 m World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008
4 x 100 m World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008

Kemar Bailey-Cole (JAM)

4 x 100 m Olympic Champion 2012
4 x 100 m World Champion 2013
100 m 4th at World Championships 2013

110m Hurdles Men

Aries Merritt (USA)

110 m hurdles Olympic Champion 2012
60 m hurdles World Indoor Champion 2012
110 m hurdles 5th at World Championships 2011
110 m hurdles 6th at World Championships 2013
110 m hurdles World Junior Champion 2004
110 m hurdles NCAA Champion 2006
60 m hurdles NCAA Indoor Champion 2006

Current World Record Holder in 110m Hurdles 12.80

Dayron Robles (Cuba)

110 m hurdles Olympic Champion 2008
60 m hurdles World Indoor Champion 2010
60 m hurdles World Indoor Silver Medallist 2006
110 m hurdles 4th at World Championships 2007
110 m hurdles 8th at Olympic Games 2012
110 m hurdles World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2004
110 m hurdles Pan American Games Champion 2011
110 m hurdles Pan American Games Champion 2007

3000m Men

Bernard Lagat (USA)

2 World Titles
2007: 1500, 5000
3 World Indoor Titles
2004: 3000 2010: 3000 2012: 3000
1500 m Olympic Silver Medallist 2004
3 World Championships Silvers
2001: 1500 2009: 5000 2011: 5000
1500 m World Indoor Silver Medallist 2003
1500 m Olympic Bronze Medallist 2000
1500 m World Championships Bronze Medallist 2009

Pole Vault Men

Bjorn Otto  (GER)

Pole vault Olympic Silver Medallist 2012
Pole vault World Indoor Silver Medallist 2012
Pole vault World Championships Bronze Medallist 2013
Pole vault European Silver Medallist 2012
Pole vault European Indoor Silver Medallist 2013
Pole vault European Indoor Bronze Medallist 2007
Pole vault 5th at World Championships 2007
Pole vault World University Games Champion 2005
Pole vault World University Games Bronze Medallist 2003

Renaud Lavillenie (FRA)

Pole vault Olympic Champion 2012
Pole vault World Indoor Champion 2012
Pole vault World Championships Silver Medallist 2013
2 World Championships Bronzes
2009: PV 2011: PV
2 European Golds
2010: PV 2012: PV
3 European Indoor Golds
2009: PV 2011: PV 2013: PV

100m Hurdles Women

Sally Pearson (AUS)

100 m hurdles Olympic Champion 2012
100 m hurdles World Champion 2011
60 m hurdles World Indoor Champion 2012
100 m hurdles Olympic Silver Medallist 2008
100 m hurdles World Championships Silver Medallist 2013
100 m hurdles 5th at World Championships 2009

Tiffany Porter (GBR)

60 m hurdles World Indoor Silver Medallist 2012
100 m hurdles World Championships Bronze Medallist 2013
60 m hurdles European Indoor Silver Medallist 2011
100 m hurdles 4th at World Championships 2011
100 m hurdles World Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2006
100 m hurdles NCAA Champion 2009
100 m hurdles NCAA Champion 2008
100 m hurdles NCAA Champion 2007
60 m hurdles NCAA Indoor Champion 2009

Natasha Hastings (USA)

4 x 400 m Olympic Champion 2008
3 World Titles
2007: 4x4 2009: 4x4 2011: 4x4
4 x 400 m World Indoor Champion 2010
4 x 400 m World Championships Silver Medallist 2013
4 x 400 m World Indoor Silver Medallist 2012
400 m World Indoor Bronze Medallist 2012

400m Hurdles vs Trail Bike

Felix Sanchez (DOM)     2 Olympic Golds
                                           2004: 400H 2012: 400H
                                          2 World Titles
                                          2001: 400H 2003: 400H
                                           400 m hurdles World Championships Silver Medallist 2007

 

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