With the international indoor and cross country seasons completed, the focus of the athletics world is shifting to the outdoor track and field season with the world’s best athletes set to embark on another world-wide tour as the 2013 IAAF World Challenge series of one-day meetings begins in just over a week in Melbourne on Saturday 6 April.
Track and Field
INDIANAPOLIS - Ben True (Hanover, N.H.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after leading the USA men’s team to a silver medal at the 40th IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland on Sunday.
Exclusive IAAF Inside Athletics episode 6 with 2-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce from Kingston, Jamaica — with Ato J. Boldon and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.
INDIANAPOLIS - Bridget Franek (Eugene, Ore.) has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after setting a 2,000m steeplechase American record of 6:19.09 at the Oregon Preview meet in Eugene on Saturday.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt, the back-to-back Olympic champion in the 100m, 200m, and 4x100m, will compete for the third time in a row at Rome’s Golden Gala, the fifth leg of the Samsung Diamond League, on 6 June 2013.