• Julien Wanders Shatters European 10KM Record

Article source: Athletics

Julien Wanders of Switzerland broke his own European 10KM road record on Sunday, December 30 at Corrida International de Huilles.

The 22-year-old Wanders led the whole race from the gun to cross the line in 27:25 beating his European Record by 6 seconds.

“My goal was to run at full gas,” said a delighted Wanders. “I didn’t use a watch because it slows down the rhythm.”

The second place in the race took Ethiopia's Taye Grima finished 11 seconds behind the Swiss athlete. Uganda's Albert Chemutai finished 3rd in 27:52.

1 Julien Wanders (SUI) 27:25
2 Berehanu Tsegu (ETH) 27:36
3 Albert Chemutai (UGA) 27:52
4 Filmon Ande (ERI) 27:57
5 Haftu Teklu (ETH) 28:09

1 Gete Alemayehu (ETH) 31:12
2 Helen Tola (ETH) 31:13
3 Susan Jeptoo (KEN) 32:34
4 Karolina Nadolska (POL) 32:44
5 Ophélie Claude-Boxberger (FRA) 32:50

Latest Videos
» Live Stream Athletics
» Texas Tech Classic, Lubbock, Texas - Live Stream
Thursday, Jan 24th at 19:00 (UTC)
» Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon - Live Stream
Friday, Jan 25th at 04:00 (UTC)
» New Balance Indoor Grand Prix - Live Stream
Saturday, Jan 26th at 20:00 (UTC)
» ISTAF Indoor 2019 (Berlin, GER) - Live Stream
Friday, Feb 1st at 17:00 (UTC)
» Combined Events Tallinn 2019 - Live Stream
Saturday, Feb 2nd at 09:00 (UTC)
» Indoor Meeting - Karlsruhe - Live Stream
Saturday, Feb 2nd at 18:00 (UTC)
» Flash News

Ethiopia’s Worknesh Alemu and Kenya’s Cosmas Lagat upset the formbook and produced outstanding performances in hot conditions to triumph at the Tata Mumbai Marathon on Sunday (20), winning at the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:25:45 and 2:09:15 respectively. Both marks were the second fastest winning times in the history of the event, the pair taking first prize cheques of USD $45,000.

January 20, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG

• Chill awaits Houston Marathon runners

January 20, 2019 See More on: abc13.com

• Stefanidi opens season with huge 4.74m clearance in Reno

Current Olympic, World and European champion Ekaterini Stefanidi of Greece opened her 2019 indoor season with a massive 4.74m clearance at the World's biggest pole vault meet, the UCS Pole Vault Summit, in Reno, Nevada on Friday night. (Women's top 3 Stefanidi 4.74 m; Nageotte 4.74m, and Jacobus 4.66m). (Men top 3: Ludwig 5.71m, Yamamoto 5.71m, and Irwin 5.61m).

January 19, 2019 See More on: IAAF.ORG

• Vivian Cheruiyot and Mary Keitany lead London Marathon women's elite field

The defending champion Vivian Cheruiyot and the current TCS New York City Marathon champion Mary Keitany return to the Virgin Money London Marathon in 2019. They join their compatriots Gladys Cherono (2018 Berlin Marathon champion) and Brigid Kosgei (2018 Chicago Marathon champion) meaning the winners of the last four Abbott World Marathon Majors will be on the Start Line in London on Sunday 28 April.

January 19, 2019 See More on: Londonmarathon

Past Headlines Latest Results Upcoming Events
Watch Athletics
©2019 WATCHATHLETICS.COM. All rights reserved.