• Last Weeks Top 5 Women
The first real week of indoor track and field concluded with several top world leads including Island's 18 year old running phenom's Aníta Hinriksdóttir's 2:01.81 performance in the women's 800m.
Top 5 Women from Last week
Performance: 2.00m in High Jump
IAAF Score: 1201 Points
Venue: Chelabinsk (RUS) January 16
On Thursday Kuchinha set a World lead indoors and a new personal best mark of 2.00m at the season oping meet 'Lukasevich Memorial' in Chelabinsk, Russia. Kuchina last year took silver at the World Universiade in Kazan and will be a threat to win gold in high jump at the World Indoors.
Performance: 22.96 in 200m
IAAF Score: 1180 Points
Venue: College Station, Texas January 18
The 21 year old USA sprinter set a World lead in the 200m at the Texas A&M 10 Team invitational on Saturday with a blazing time of 22.96 seconds. The Texas A&M student will be favorite to win the NCAA D1 indoor 200m title in March in Fayeteville, Arkansas.
# 3. Cindy Billaud (FRA)
Performance 7.96sec in 60m Hurdles
IAAF Score: 1169 Points
Venue: Nantes (FRA) January 18
Cindy Billaud put her self back on the world's track and field stage last year when she managed to make the Worlds final in Moscow by finishing 7th in the 100m hurdles final. On Saturday the 27 year old French woman made her name shine again as she set a new PR in the 60m hurdles of 7.96 seconds and set a new world lead in Nantes on Saturday. it is the first time the athlete has gone under 8.00sec.
#4. Silke Spiegelburg (GER)
Performance 4.71m in Pole Vault
Venue: Leverkusen (GER) January 19
IAAF Score: 1164 Points
Spiegelburg ended last week at the top of the women's world list in the women's pole vault with her 4.71m performance at the Leverkusen international indoor meeting. At world indoors in March, Germany''s best pole vaulter will finally try to make her first podium on a global scale. She finished 4th at the 2009 and 2013 World Outdoor championships and at the 2012 World Indoors and London Olympics she also finished just outside the podium.
#5. Aníta Hinriksdóttir (ISL)
Performance 2:01.81 in 800m
IAAF Score: 1150 Points
Venue: Reykyavik (ISL) January 19
Aníta Hinriksdóttir last week on January, 13 she celebrated her 18th birthday. On Sunday (19) she gave her self a great birthday present when she set a new PR of 2:01.81 in the 800m indoors at the Reyjyavik indoor games setting a new national indoor record for all ages and also new world lead. Hinriksdóttir last year she won the World Youth championships in Donetsk and added to her medal count another gold when she won the European Junior Championships in the 800m.