THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 12-18 AUGUST
|—- The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the IAAF website and its social media channels.
Monday 12 August
Feature: Ethiopia’s marathon-running siblings Abera and Dibabe Kuma
Tuesday 13 August
Feature: Australian javelin thrower Kelsey-Lee Barber
Wednesday 14 August
News: Summary of the available places in the IAAF Diamond League finals ahead of Birmingham
Thursday 15 August
Feature: Focus on rising female leaders in African athletics
Friday 16 August
Preview: IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Saturday 17 August
News: Pre-competition updates ahead of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
Sunday 18 August
News: How to follow the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham
In case you missed it:
Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas broke the Pan-American Games triple jump record with a world-leading 15.11m leap in Lima. Multiple world and Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton and 2016 world indoor pentathlon champion Brianne Theisen-Eaton have been named as ambassadors for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
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