Holly Bleasdale became the youngest ever pole vault medallist, male or female, at the World Indoor Championships earlier this month, when she bagged bronze with a jump of 4.70m.
Britain’s reigning world indoor pentathlon champion Jessica Ennis began her title defence yesterday with an impressive win in the 60m hurdles at the World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. Ennis’s time of 7.91s was enough to beat Olympic rivals Tatyana Chernova of Russia and Natallia Dobrynska of the Ukraine. Afterwards the 26-year-old from Sheffield said, [...]
Asha Philip, the first British woman to win a global 100metres title, will be making her first appearance for Britain in close to five years at the Indoor World Championships in Istanbul next month, following a career threatening injury.
British Olympic 400 metres champion Christine Ohuruogu will compete in an indoor championship for the first time in her career at next month’s World Indoors in Istanbul, as part of head coach Charles van Commenee’s master plan to win an Olympic medal in the women’s 4x400m relay this summer.