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Dalla Ave and Hamman have that golden glow

By Mark Etheridge

Two of South Africa’s 2016 Paralympic hopefuls wrapped up their Nedbank Championships for Disabled in style at the University of Johannesburg venue this week. 398 more words

Reinhardt Hamman

Self-taught Kenyan wins gold medal in javelin

Julius Yego winner 92.72m WL Men’s Javelin Final | IAAF World Athletics Championships BEIJING 2015

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Christian Taylor Almost Set the Triple Jump World Record!

What a jump! That last phase looks like it hurt, but was so worth it! The world record in the triple jump is 60′. So close! 281 more words

Kenya

YouTube-inspired Julius Yego enjoys win

Kenya’s Julius Yego, who refined his javelin technique watching YouTube videos, says his World Championship gold medal was “really unbelievable”.

At 5ft 9ins, the 26-year-old is relatively diminutive in the sport, but he threw 92.72m – a Commonwealth record – to win the competition by nearly four metres. 431 more words

Athletics