track-and-field medals rio olympics

Successful Gold Defense by Taylor in Triple-Jump Perkovic in Discus and Rudisha in 800m

 August 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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Over the last three days at 2016 Rio Games, several track-and-field medals were decided. USA’s Christian Taylor distinguished himself by defending his London Olympic gold in triple jump. Taylor thus became the first American to win back-to-back triple-jump gold medals in the last 112 years. Croatia’s Sandra Perkovic also defended her London Olympic gold in […]

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Rudisha beaten in Commonwealth

Rudisha beaten in Commonwealth final as Amos sprints to gold

 August 1, 2014   John Welsh

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When David Rudisha won the 800 metres gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, he not only set a new World record for the distance but it was described as possibly the best athletic performance of the entire games. Since then, he has been beset by injuries and at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games 800 […]

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