JTG 5-A-Day

Rudisha Ready For Record Return; Photo-Finish For NYC Half; Your JTG 5-A-Day

1. Rudisha Ready for more records?

What did David Rudisha have to say after his season opener victory at the Sydney Track Classic? Well he was hoping for a 1:44/1:45 which he got, and has set out his plans for the season ahead.

Read more here

2. McLeod Hurdles To Jamaican Record

The Jamaican and NCAA 60m hurdles records took a tumble at this weekend’s NCAA indoors when Omar McLeod blitzed to victory in 7.45 seconds. This also equalled the world lead from this indoor season set by Cuban Orlando Ortega.

Read more and watch his interview here

3. Battle Royale at the NYC Half

The NYC half marathon came down to a sprint finish on the men’s side with Leonard Korir just pipping his Kenyan compatriot Stephen Sambu, to take the victory in 1:01:06. Cathal Dennehy caught up with the winner and some of the other competitors for RunBlogRun.

Read his piece here

4. Paris ’24?

President of the IAAF Lamine Diack has given his support to Paris as the host city for the 2024 Olympic Games. He believes if the they get their bid right they will be difficult to beat.

More here

5. European Winter Throws cup

Alot of the big names of the long throws got to scrath their winter itch with some top class throwing action at the European throws cup in Leiria, Portugal.

IAAF report of the action here

Image via PhotoRun
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Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell

Gerard O'Donnell is an athlete, physical therapist, and MSc student. He is current national 110m hurdles champion and ranks 3rd & 5th on the Irish all-time list for the sprint hurdles events. He is occasionally referred to as GOD, not due to his initials, but because of his heavenly beard, which he has sported since the age of 5.

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