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EME NEWS (OCT 22, 2014)
Kyriakopoulou hopes for a medal in PrahaAdd a comment
ATHENS (GRE): Greek pole vault star Nicoleta Kyriakopoulou will compete indoors aiming for a medal at the European Indoor Championships in Prague, as said in the website www.sportsfeed.gr. "The problems i had this year were not easy so I started my preparation with a lot of desire". The bronze medalist from European championships in 2012 had an accident at World indoors in Sopot when her pole broke and she injured herself. After that she lost part of her training for outdoor season. Now she also wants to compete at international meetings every week, but has not finalized the program with her manager John Regis.
EME NEWS (OCT 21, 2014)
French plans for indoor 2015Add a comment
PARIS (FRA): L´Équipe informs about French top athletes and their indoor plans for 2015. On the positive side are pole vault star Renaud Lavillenie, hurdlers Pascal Martinot-Lagarde and Cindy Billaud, long jump European champion Eloyse Lesueur, all ready fight for gold in the Prague O2 Arena in March. Favorite of triple jump will be Benjamin Compaore and surprisingly also planning for Euroindoors is the 800m record holder Pierre-Ambroise Bosse along with decathlon European medalist Kevin Mayer. Not thinking about competing in the coming indoor season are both sprinters Jimmy Vicaut (the title defender from Goteborg) and Christophe Lemaitre. Triple jumper Teddy Tamgho will be still banned early March. Female French fastest Myriam Soumare is also not having indoor in her plans. Steeple star and European 1500 m champion Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad is thinking about some races indoors but not the championships, under questionmark is also another European medalist Yoann Kowal.
EME NEWS (OCT 20, 2014)
FRANKFURT (GER): Course record holder Meselech Melkamu has been added to the Frankfurt Marathon field this Sunday, report focus.de. The 29 year old Ethiopian won the 2012 edition of the race in 2:21:01, which was her debut over the distance. This year she has raced in Dubai (2nd, 2:25:23) and Boston (5th, 2:21:28). The other top athletes already named in the Frankfurt field are Ethiopia’s Aberu Kebede, Kenya’s Sharon Cherop and Flomena Chepchirchir.Add a comment