Tuesday, November 30, 2010

ATHLETICS NEWS FROM JAMAICA: Shelly Ann Fraser

English:
Jamaican sprinter Shelly Ann Fraser was suspended last month by the International Association of Athletics Federations for half a year. 
The Jamaican can not compete until 7 January.
Fraser today admitted her responsibility for taking a painkiller to relieve a toothache, which costed her a suspension for doping.
Fraser, Olympic and World Champion in 100 meters, tested positive for oxycodone in May 23 during the competition of Diamond League in ShanghaiChina.
"I take full responsibility for this failure" she said at a press conference.
Fraser said she has returned to training with a view to the 2011 World Championships.

ATHLETICS NEWS FROM BRAZIL - Fabiane Murer

English:
Elected No. 1 in National Athletics, Fabiana Murer competes now in Brazilian Olympic Award
São Paulo
Fabiana Murer
Elected as one of the top 10 female athletes in 2010  by IAAF, the vaulter Fabiana Murer has just won another title. Now she is also the number one of Brazilian Athletics, chosen by a jury formed by the Brazilian Olympic Committee. She was also appointed to compete for the “Brazilian Olympic Prize” with Ana Marcela (marathon swimming) and double Juliana / Larissa (beach volleyball). Male contestants are Cesar Cielo (swimming), Leandro Guilheiro (judo) and Murilo Endres (volleyball).

Monday, November 29, 2010

History of the European Athletics Championships

English:
The statistic manual book “The History of the European Athletics Championships” includes the COMPLETE results, anecdotes, statistics and medals tables. The book provides an excellent overview of performences at the European Athletics Championships and the evolution of Athletics in Europe. This book also includes data about the youngest and oldest participants and medal winners and you can find an analysis of the performences of all EAA member countries at the championships. The book runs to nearly 1,200 pages and includes 700 pictures. It is written in Spanish and English.
History of the European Athletics Championships
To order the book please visit this page: http://www.rfea.es/competi/2010barcelona/libro_oficial.asp

Mityngi z udziłem Gwen Torrence (1985-1997)

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de Meetings de Gwen Torrence (1985-1997)
Here you can find Gwen’s meetings results (1985-1997)
Tutaj znajdziecie wyniki mitingów Gwen Torrence (1985-1997)
Hier können Sie die Ergebnisse des Wettbewerbs von Gwen Torrence finden (1985-1997)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de Meetings da Gwen Torrence (1985-1997)
Gwen Torrence and Gail Devers in Brussels 1996

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments (1996-1998)

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence (1996-1998)
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments (1996-1998)

Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence (1996-1998)
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (1996-1998)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1996-1998)


1996: bests of 10.82 and 22.25.
Won 60m (7.05) and 200m (22.33AR) at USA Indoors. Set 200m AR of 22.70 in heats and shattered it in the final. Won 100m (10.82 PB), 4th in 200m (22.25) at Olympics Trials.
Bronze in 100m (10.96) at Olympic Games in Atlanta, anchor on winning 4x100m (41.95).
Ranked 3rd in world (2nd U.S.) at 100m by Track and Field News.

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments (1994 -1995)

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence de 1994 y 1995
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments from 1994 and 1995
Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence w 1994 i 1995
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (1994 und 1995)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1994 e 1995)

1994: bests of 10.82, 21.85 and 50.20
Won 60m (7.10) and 200m (22.74AR) at USA Indoors. 2nd in 100m at GP Final. Ranked 1st in world at 100m and 200m, 6th in world (4th U.S.) at 400m.
Won 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay at Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments in 1993

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence de 1993
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments from 1993
Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence w 1993
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (1993)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1993)

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments in 1992

Gwen Torrence

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence de 1992
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments from 1992
Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence w 1992
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (1992)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1992)





Thursday, November 11, 2010

XXII Bieg Niepodległości, Warszawa 11.11.2010


11.11.2010, 
XXII Carrera del Día de la Independencia, Varsovia
 XXII Independence Day Run, Warsaw
10km

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments (1988-1991)

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence desde 1988 hasta1991
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments from 1988 – 1991
Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence w latach 1988 – 1991
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (von 1988 bis 1991)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1988 -1991)


1988: bests of 10.91, 22.02 and 51.10
Tied for win in 55m (6.66) at USA Indoor. Third place in 100m and 200m at Olympic Trials.
5th in 100m, 6th in 200m at Olympic Games in Seoul. Ranked 4th in world and 3rd in U.S. at 100m by Track and Field News, ranked 6th in world, 2nd in U.S. at 200m, ranked 10th U.S. at 400m.
Gwen Torrence just before the final at Olympic Trials in 1988

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Gwen Torrence's acomplishments (1983-1987)

Aquí pueden encontrar la lista de logros de Gwen Torrence desde 1983 hasta1987
Here you can find Gwen’s acomplishments from 1983 – 1987
Tutaj znajdziecie wykaz osiągnięć Gwen Torrence w latach 1983 – 1987
Hier können Sie die Leistungen von Gwen Torrence finden (von 1983 bis 1987)
Aqui você pode encontrar a lista de êxitos da Gwen Torrence (1983 -1987)
Gwen during 200m final in Rome '87

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Gwen Torrence - my idol :)

Gwen Torrence en la final de los 100 metros lisos durante los Juegos Olímpicos de Barcelona.
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La vi por primera vez  en la tele durante el Campeonato Mundial de Atletismo de 1995. Desde entonces soy un gran fan suyo.