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WL 9.

80 Justin Gatlin USA 3 Jul


DLR 9.69 Yohan Blake JAM Lausanne 2012
MR 9.84 Tyson Gay USA 2010
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
100 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 BLEDMAN Keston TTO 26y 166d 1988 10.00 9.86 -12
4 x 100 m Olympic Silver Medalist 2008 / 4 x 100 m Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / 4 x 100 m 6th at World Championships 2011 / 4 x 100 m 7th at World
Championships 2013 / 100 m World Youth Championships Bronze Medallist 2005 / 2 National Titles
100 m pb 9.86 Port of Spain -12 200 20.73 Lappeenranta -08
3 World Youth 100 2005; 7 WJC 100 2006 (h 200); 4 Pan-American Games 4x1 2007 (sf 100); qf WCH 100 2007; 1 CAC 4x1 2008 (sf 100); 2 OLY 4x1 2008; 6 CAC
100 2009 (1 4x1); h WCH 4x1 2009; 1 CAC 100 2011 (2 4x1); 6 WCH 4x1 2011 (sf 100); 3 OLY 4x1 2012 (sf 100); 7 WCH 4x1 2013 (sf 100); 3 COM 4x1 2014 (sf
100)
In 2014: New York NY Millrose 60 ind; 2 Baton Rouge LA Twilight 60 ind; 1 Pointe-a-Pierre SouthernG 100; Clermont FL 100; 3 George Town 100; 1 Arima 100; 2
Ponce GP 100; 8 Clermont FL 100; 3 New York Diamond 100; 2 Port of Spain NC 100; 3 Padova Citt 100; 5 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 100 (10.54); 3 rB Luzern Spitzen
100 (10.30); 3 Heusden KBC-Nacht 100 (10.22)
Wanted to be a footballer (soccer) at young age. Spotted by a coach during a school sports day and later got a pair of running shoes from 1976 Olympic champion
Hasely Crawford.
2 AIKINES-ARYEETEY Harry GBR 25y 357d 1988 10.08 10.08 -13
4 x 100 m World Championships Bronze Medalist 2009 / 4 x 100 m European Champion 2014 / 100 m European Bronze Medalist 2014 / 100 m World Junior
Champion 2006 / 100 m World Youth Champion 2005 / 200 m World Youth Champion 2005 / 4 x 100 m World Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2006 / 100 m
European U23 Champion 2009
100 m pb 10.08 Birmingham -13 50 5.91+ Manchester -13 200 20.46 La Chaux-de-Fonds -11
DNF EJ 4x1 2005; 1 World Youth 100 2005 (1 200); 1 WJC 100 2006 (3 4x1); 1 U23 ECh 100 2009; 3 WCH 4x1 2009; DNF WICh 60 2010; h EICh 60 2011; DNF
WCH 4x1 2011 (sf 100); 4 ECH 100 2012; 7 EICh 60 2013; DQ WCH 4x1 2013 (sf 100); 2 COM 4x1 2014 (sf 100); 3 ECH 100 2014 (1 4x1)
In 2014: 2 Mustasaari BotniaG 60 ind; 1 Birmingham BirmG 60 ind; 6 Praha Praha 2014 60 ind; 2 Gainesville FL FloridaR 100; 1 rC Clermont FL Sprint Elite 200; 4
Clermont FL Sprint Elite 100; 3 Bydgoszcz EAF 100; 5 Hengelo FBKG 100; 5 Ostrava GSpike 100; 2 Birmingham NC 100; 3 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 100; 7 Glasgow
Sainsbury`s 100; 6 Luzern Spitzen 100 (10.42); 1 rB London AnnivG 100 (10.26); 3 Zrich EC 100 (10.22)
Born in Sutton, lives and trains in Loughborough. Coached by Rana Reider. Played football as striker before athletics career.
3 CARTER Nesta JAM 28y 314d 1985 9.98 9.78 -10
2 Olympic Golds 2008: 4x1 2012: 4x1 / 2 World Titles 2011: 4x1 2013: 4x1 / 4 x 100 m World Championships Silver Medalist 2007 / 60 m World Indoor Silver Medalist
2012 / 100 m World Championships Bronze Medalist 2013 / 100 m 7th at World Championships 2011 / 60 m 7th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / 60 m 7th at
World Indoor Championships 2010
100 m pb 9.78 Rieti -10 60 6.52 Kingston -14 100Y 9.74+ Ostrava -10 200 20.25 Kingston -11 400 47.82 Kingston -09
sf WJC 200 2004; 2 WCH 4x1 2007 (sf 100); 1 OLY 4x1 2008; 7 WICh 60 2010; 7 WCH 100 2011 (1 4x1); 1 OLY 4x1 2012; 2 WICh 60 2012; 3 WCH 100 2013 (1
4x1); 7 WICh 60 2014
In 2014: 1 Kingston Jackson 60 (6.52 pb); 2 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 60 ind; 7 Sopot WC 60 ind; 1 Kingston Classic 200; 3 Kingston Jam Inv 100; 2 Shanghai
Diamond 100; 4 Eugene Diamond 100; 1 Bellinzona 100; 2 Roma GGala 100; 1 New York Diamond 100; 4 Paris Diamond 100; 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 100 (9.98); 4
Linz Gugl 100 (10.13); 3 London AnnivG 100 (10.00)
Born in Banana Ground, Jamaica. Coached by Stephen Francis. He is a member of the MVP (Maximising Velocity and Power) Track & Field Club based at the
University of Technology, Kingston. Has reputation as an excellent cook, whose specialties are baked chicken and sweet and sour chicken. Was supposed to be
named Lester, but somewhere between family and registry, Lester became Nesta. Second favorite country after Jamaica is Italy. Loves technical drawing. Enjoys
skeet shooting.
4 RODGERS Mike USA 29y 119d 1985 9.91 9.85 -11
4 x 100 m World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / 60 m World Indoor Silver Medalist 2010 / 60 m 4th at World Indoor Championships 2008 / 100 m 6th at World
Championships 2013 / 5 National Titles
100 m pb 9.85 Eugene OR -11 150 14.90 Gateshead -13 150S 15.42 Manchester -10 200 20.24 Belm -09
4 WICh 60 2008; sf WCH 100 2009 (DQ 4x1); 2 WICh 60 2010; 6 WCH 100 2013 (2 4x1)
In 2014: 1 Houston TX Ryan 60 ind; 3 Boston MA New Balance 60 ind; 7 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 60 ind; 1 San Marcos TX TxSt Inv 100; 8 Walnut CA MSR 100; 1
Houston TX Duckett 100; 1 Houston TX Duckett 200; 3 Fukuroi 200; 2 Tokyo Seiko 100; 3 Shanghai Diamond 100; 2 Beijing World Chall 100; 2 Eugene Diamond 100
(9.80w pb); 2 Ostrava GSpike 100; 1 American 100; 3 Lausanne Diamond 100; 1 Paris Diamond 100; 2 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 100 (9.97); 2 Linz Gugl 100 (9.92); 1
London AnnivG 100 (9.91)
From St. Louis, Missouri. Played basketball in high school. Attended Lindenwood University and Oklahoma Baptist University. Came close to quitting the sport in
2007 before meeting his current coach Darryl Woodson, while ordering a hot dog. Used to sell shoes out of the trunk of his car. Served 9-month doping ban for a
stimulant he first claimed he got from an energy drink at a club, until he changed his story to having taken supplement Jack3d.
5 ASHMEADE Nickel JAM 24y 136d 1990 9.97 9.90 -13
4 x 100 m World Champion 2013 / 200 m 4th at World Championships 2013 / 100 m 5th at World Championships 2013 / 200 m 5th at World Championships 2011 /
200 m World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008 / 4 x 100 m World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008 / 2 National Titles
100 m pb 9.90 Moskva -13 200 19.85 Zrich -12 400 47.19 Orlando FL -12
1 -16 CAC 100 2006 (2 -16 200); 2 World Youth 100 2007 (3 200, 3-17 4xMED); 2 WJC 200 2008 (2 4x1, 4 4x4); 1 CAC 200 2009; 5 WCH 200 2011; 5 WCH 100
2013 (4 200, 1 4x1); 3 COM 100 2014 (1 4x1)
In 2014: 6 Boston MA New Balance 60 ind (6.62 pb); 1 Doha Diamond 200; 5 Eugene Diamond 100; 2 New York Diamond 200; 1 Jamaican 100; 2 Lausanne
Diamond 200; Paris Diamond 100; 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 100 (9.97); 2 Monaco Diamond 200 (19.99); 3 COM 100 (10.12)
Coached by Lance Brauman in Florida. Attended St. Jago High School in Spanish Town. Used to race his dog at age 6-7. Grew up in the popular tourist destination of
Ochos Rios on Jamaicas North coast. Loves cooking and wants to be a chef after track career.
6 UJAH Chijindu GBR 20y 169d 1994 9.96 9.96 -14
100 m European Junior Champion 2013 / 100 m 6th at World Junior Championships 2012
100 m pb 9.96 NUR Hengelo -14 200 20.63 London -14
8 World Youth 100 2011; 6 WJC 100 2012 (DQ 4x1); 1 EJ 100 2013
In 2014: 2 London Southern Ch 60 ind; 4 indoor 60 ind; 1 Newham 100; 2 Manchester CityG 100; 1 Loughborough 100; 2 Hengelo FBKG 100 (9.96 NUR pb); 3
Birmingham NC 100; 6 Paris Diamond 100; 1 Newham 100; 4 London AnnivG 100 (10.13); 1 London 100 (10.22); 1 London 200 (20.63 pb)
Club Enfield & Haringey. Coached by Jonas Tawiah-Dodoo. Family is Nigerian, but he was born in London. Prefers to be known as CJ because everyone gets his
name wrong. Older brother competed in the hurdles.
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WL 9.80 Justin Gatlin USA 3 Jul
DLR 9.69 Yohan Blake JAM Lausanne 2012
MR 9.84 Tyson Gay USA 2010
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
100 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
7 SAIDY NDURE Jaysuma NOR 30y 232d 1984 10.11 9.99 -11
100 m European Bronze Medalist 2012 / 200 m 4th at World Championships 2011 / 200 m 8th at World Championships 2013 / 100 m African Championships Bronze
Medallist 2004 / 7 National Titles
100 m pb 9.99 NR Lausanne -11 200 19.89 NR Stuttgart -07 200S 20.64 Manchester -12 300 33.76 Oslo -09
qf COM 200 2002; h WJC 200 2002; sf AAG 200 2003 (h 100); h WCH 200 2003; 3 AfrC 100 2004 (6 200); qf OLY 100 2004 (qf 200); sf WCH 200 2005; sf COM 200
2006; DNS OLY 200 2008 (qf 100); sf WCH 100 2009; 6 ECH 100 2010 (5 200, h 4x1); 4 WCH 200 2011 (sf 100); 3 ECH 100 2012; sf OLY 200 2012 (h 100); 4 EICh
60 2013; 8 WCH 200 2013; 6 ECH 100 2014 (h 200)
In 2014: 1 Gent Flanders 60 ind; 1 Flor 60 ind; 1 Flor 100 ind (10.19 NR pb); 1 Baton Rouge LA LSU Inv 100; 4 Doha Diamond 200; 1 Flor 100; 5 Oslo Diamond
100; 1 Tallinn ETC-1 100; 1 Tallinn ETC-1 200; 7 Lausanne Diamond 200; 1 Mannheim Bauhaus 100; 3 Montreuil 100; Sundsvall WindSprint 100 (DQ); 1 Sundsvall
WindSprint 200 (20.61); 6 Zrich EC 100 (10.35)
Born in Gambia, moved to Norway in 2001. Norwegian citizenship in 2006.
8 ROSE Odain SWE 22y 33d 1992 10.30 10.30 -14
3 National Titles
100 m pb 10.30 NUR Gteborg -14 200 21.65 Jessheim -12
h EJ 100 2011; 5 EICh 60 2013; h ECH 100 2014; h WICh 60 2014
In 2014: 1 Ume 60 ind; 1 Malm Pallassp 60 ind; 1 Mustasaari BotniaG 60 ind; 3 Tampere v3Nat 60 ind; 1 -22 Stra NC-j 60 ind; 1 indoor 60 ind; 3 rC Walnut CA
MSR 100; 2 La Jolla CA Tritov Inv 100; 1 Tnsberg 100; 1 Vsters 100; 1 Sollentuna SAYO 100; 1 Gteborg Folksam 100 (10.30 NUR pb); 6 rB ETCh 100; 4 Turku
PNG 100; 1 Gteborg VUG 100; 6 Karlstad Folksam 100 (10.55w); 2 -22 Kbenhavn Nordic Ch 100 (10.55); 1 Ume NC 100 (10.52)
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WL 1:42.45 Nijel Amos BOT 18 Jul
DLR 1:41.54 David Rudisha KEN Paris 2012
MR 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer DEN 1997
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
800 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 LPEZ Yeimer CUB 31y 358d 1982 1:43.71 1:43.07 -08
800 m 6th at Olympic Games 2008 / 800 m World Championships finalist 2009 / 800 m Pan American Games Champion 2007 / 400 m Pan American Games Silver
Medallist 2003 / 6 National Titles
800 m pb 1:43.07 Jerez de la Frontera -08 400 45.11 Saint-Denis -03
1 NG 400 2002; 2 Pan-American Games 400 2003; sf WCH 400 2003; 2 IbAmC 400 2004; sf OLY 400 2004; 1 CAC 800 2005 (3 4x4); h WCH 800 2005; 1 CAG 400
2006 (DQ 4x4); 1 NG 400 2006; 1 Pan-American Games 800 2007; h WCH 800 2007; 1 CAC 4x4 2008; 6 OLY 800 2008; 1 CAC 800 2009 (1 4x4); 10 WCH 800
2009; 1 IbAmC 800 2010 (1 4x4); 2 NG 800 2010
In 2014: 1 Cuban indoor 800 ind (1:53.85 pb); 1 Oslo 800; 1 Tnsberg 800; 1 Bergen 400; 1 Flor 400; Flor 800 (DNF); 1 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800 (1:43.98); 3
Paris Diamond 800 (1:43.71)
2 ALMGREN Andreas SWE 19y 70d 1995 1:45.65 1:45.65 -14
800 m World Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2014 / 1 National Title
800 m pb 1:45.65 NUR NJR Eugene OR -14 400 48.33 Gvle -11 1500 3:50.53 Sollentuna -14
sf World Youth 800 2011; sf ECH 800 2014; 3 WJC 800 2014
In 2014: 1 Sollentuna SAYO 800; 2 Sollentuna SAYO 1500 (3:50.53 pb); 9 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 6 Sollentuna Folksam 800; 5 Karlstad Folksam 800 (1:49.45);
WJC 800 (1:45.65 NUR NJR pb); 1 Ume NC 800 (1:50.24)
3 KSZCZOT Adam POL 24y 353d 1989 1:44.15 1:43.30 -11
800 m World Indoor Silver Medalist 2014 / 800 m World Indoor Bronze Medalist 2010 / 800 m European Champion 2014 / 2 European Indoor Golds 2011: 800 2013:
800 / 800 m European Bronze Medalist 2010 / 800 m 4th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / 800 m 6th at World Championships 2011 / 800 m European U23
Champion 2011 / 800 m European U23 Champion 2009 / 800 m European Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2007 / 8 National Titles
800 m pb 1:43.30 NUR Rieti -11 400 46.51 Bydgoszcz -11 600 1:14.55 NR Lahti -09 1000 2:16.96 Ostrava -14 1500 3:46.53 Krakw -10
3 EJ 800 2007; 4 WJC 800 2008; 4 EICh 800 2009; 1 U23 ECh 800 2009; sf WCH 800 2009; 3 ECH 800 2010; 3 WICh 800 2010; 1 EICh 800 2011; 1 U23 ECh 800
2011; 6 WCH 800 2011; sf OLY 800 2012; 4 WICh 800 2012; 1 EICh 800 2013; sf WCH 800 2013; 1 ECH 800 2014; 2 WICh 800 2014
In 2014: 1 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 800 ind; 2 Moskva Winter 600 ind; 1 Gent Flanders 800 ind; 3 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 800 ind; 1 indoor 800 ind; 2 Sopot WC 800
ind; 5 Eugene Diamond 800; 1 Szczecin Kusoc 800; 5 New York Diamond 800; 6 Ostrava GSpike 1000 (2:16.96 pb); 2 ETCh 800; 8 Paris Diamond 800 (1:44.50); 1
Szczecin NC 800 (1:47.07); 1 Zrich EC 800 (1:44.15)
Coached by Zbigniew Krl.
4 BOSSE Pierre-Ambroise FRA 22y 102d 1992 1:42.53 1:42.53 -14
800 m European Bronze Medalist 2012 / 800 m 7th at World Championships 2013 / 800 m European U23 Champion 2013 / 800 m European Junior Champion 2011 /
2 National Titles
800 m pb 1:42.53 NR NUR Monaco -14 1000 2:15.31 AUR Ostrava -14 1500 4:03.44 Tampere -09
8 WJC 800 2010; 1 EJ 800 2011; 3 ECH 800 2012; sf OLY 800 2012; 1 U23 ECh 800 2013; 7 WCH 800 2013; 8 ECH 800 2014
In 2014: 1 New York NY Millrose 1000 ind (2:17.63 pb); 4 Eugene Diamond 800; 1 Dessau Anhalt 800; 2 Ostrava GSpike 1000 (2:15.31 AUR pb); 4 ETCh 800; 4
Paris Diamond 800; 1 French 800 (1:45.47); 2 Monaco Diamond 800 (1:42.53 NR NUR pb); 8 Zrich EC 800 (1:46.55)
Born in Nantes. Club UA Gujan Mestras. Coached by Bruno Gajer. Likes to play the guitar with sprinter Jimmy Vicaut, read manga and watch anime. Lost to Nick
Symmonds in a beer drinking competiton in Moscow World Championships. Both Bosse and Symmonds want to attempt the Beer Mile world record. Studies
physiotherapy at INSEP. Strenght is speed, he says he is average level white sprinter who runs 100m 10.4-10.6. Sleeps 12 hours a night.
4 LEWANDOWSKI Marcin POL 27y 69d 1987 1:44.24 1:43.79 -13
800 m European Champion 2010 / 800 m European Indoor Silver Medalist 2011 / 800 m 4th at World Championships 2013 / 800 m 4th at World Championships 2011
/ 800 m 8th at World Championships 2009 / 800 m European U23 Champion 2007 / 800 m European U23 Championships Silver Medallist 2009 / 4 National Titles
800 m pb 1:43.79 Zrich -13 400 47.76 Bydgoszcz -09 600 1:15.77 Pliezhausen -10 1000 2:15.76 NR Rabat -11 1500 3:38.19 Braunschweig -14 MileR 4:22
Goleniw -09
7 EJ 1500 2005; 4 WJC 800 2006; 1 U23 ECh 800 2007; 8 WSG 800 2007; sf OLY 800 2008; 6 EICh 800 2009; 2 U23 ECh 800 2009; 8 WCH 800 2009; 1 ECH 800
2010; 2 EICh 800 2011; 4 WCH 800 2011; sf OLY 800 2012; DNF WICh 800 2012; 4 EICh 1500 2013; 4 WCH 800 2013; 5 ECH 800 2014; DQ WICh 800 2014
In 2014: 8 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 1500 ind; 2 Karlsruhe Weltklasse 800 ind; 2 Stockholm XL Galan 800 ind; 3 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 1500 ind (3:37.37 NR pb); 2
indoor 800 ind; 1 Metz 1000 ind (2:17.67 NR pb); Sopot WC 800 ind; 5 Shanghai Diamond 800; 6 Eugene Diamond 800; 3 Roma GGala 800; 2 Szczecin Kusoc 800;
4 New York Diamond 800; 3 ETCh 1500 (3:38.19 pb); 7 Paris Diamond 800; 6 Monaco Diamond 800; 2 Szczecin NC 800 (1:47.35); 1 Szczecin NC 1500 (3:41.57); 5
Zrich EC 800 (1:45.78)
Born in Szczecin. Coached by Tomasz Lewandowski (older brother). Club Zawisza Bydgoszcz. Soldier at the Polish army. Vegeterian. Started running at age 15.
Studied physical education at a university and wrote his thesis of the annual cycle of his own 800m preparation.
5 SOULEIMAN Ayanleh DJI 21y 261d 1992 1:43.69 1:43.63 -13
1500 m World Indoor Champion 2014 / 800 m World Championships Bronze Medalist 2013 / 1500 m 5th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / 1500 m African
Champion 2014 / 1500 m African Championships Silver Medallist 2012
800 m pb 1:43.63 NR Sollentuna -13 1000 2:15.77 NR Sollentuna -13 1500 3:29.58 NR Monaco -14 Mile 3:47.32 NR Eugene OR -14 3000 7:42.22 NR Doha -
12
h World Youth 3000 2009; 6 AAG 1500 2011; 2 AfrC 1500 2012; 5 WICh 1500 2012; 3 WCH 800 2013 (sf 1500); 1 AfrC 1500 2014; 1 WICh 1500 2014
In 2014: 4 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 3000 ind; 2 Stockholm XL Galan 1500 ind (3:35.2h NR pb); 1 Sopot WC 1500 ind; 3 Doha Diamond 1500 (3:30.16 NR); 1 Eugene
Diamond Mile (3:47.32 NR pb); 2 Roma GGala 1500; 1 Oslo Diamond Mile; 1 Oslo Diamond 1500; 1 Sollentuna Folksam 800; 4 Monaco Diamond 1500 (3:29.58 NR
pb); 1 Huddinge 800 (1:43.69); 1 Marrakech AfrC 1500 (3:42.49)
Born in Somalia. By far the best ever Djiboutian middle distance runner. Holds NR at 800m/1500m/Mile/3000m.
6 KITUM Timothy KEN 19y 274d 1994 1:43.65 1:42.53 -12
800 m Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / 800 m World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2012 / 800 m World Youth Championships Bronze Medallist 2011
800 m pb 1:42.53 NJR London -12 1000 2:17.96 Dubnica nad Vhom -12
3 World Youth 800 2011; 3 OLY 800 2012; sf WICh 800 2012; 2 WJC 800 2012
In 2014: 1 Heusden KBC-Nacht 800 (1:43.65)
Coached by Sammy Macharia in Nyeri.
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WL 1:42.45 Nijel Amos BOT 18 Jul
DLR 1:41.54 David Rudisha KEN Paris 2012
MR 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer DEN 1997
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
800 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
6 BUBE Andreas DEN 27y 39d 1987 1:45.21 1:44.89 -12
800 m European Silver Medalist 2012 / 12 National Titles
800 m pb 1:44.89 Monaco -12 200 21.68 Gteborg -09 300 34.14 Trnby -09 400 46.48 Oordegem -09 1500 3:42.33 Bloomington IN -14 400H 52.41 Odense -
07
h EJ 400H 2005; sf WJC 400H 2006 (h 4x4); h U23 ECh 400H 2007; h EICh 400 2009; sf U23 ECh 400 2009 (h 4x4); h ECH 800 2010 (h 4x4); h EICh 800 2011; sf
WCH 800 2011; 2 ECH 800 2012; h OLY 800 2012; h EICh 800 2013; 4 ECH 800 2014 (h 4x4)
In 2014: 6 Bloomington IN ATL 1500 (3:42.33 pb); 4 Charlottesville VA ATL 800; 7 Oslo 800; 7 Hengelo FBKG 800; 6 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 3 Rga ETC-2 800;
2 Sollentuna Folksam 800; 2 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 800 (1:46.56); 3 Karlstad Folksam 800 (1:48.99); 4 Zrich EC 800 (1:45.21)
7 AMOS Nijel BOT 20y 159d 1994 1:42.45 1:41.73 -12
800 m Olympic Silver Medalist 2012 / 800 m World Junior Champion 2012 / 800 m African Champion 2014 / 4 x 400 m African Champion 2014 / 800 m World
University Games Champion 2013 / 800 m 5th at World Youth Championships 2011 / 1 National Title
800 m pb 1:41.73 NR WJR London -12 400 45.56 Abidjan -14
5 World Youth 800 2011; DQ AfrC 4x4 2012; 2 OLY 800 2012; 1 WJC 800 2012; 1 WSG 800 2013 (DNF 400); 1 AfrC 800 2014 (1 4x4); 1 COM 800 2014
In 2014: 2 Sasolburg 400; 4 Johannesburg 400; 1 Gaborone 400; 1 Stellenbosch 800; 1 Abidjan Tiacoh 400 (45.56 pb); 1 Gaborone NC 400; 2 Doha Diamond 800; 1
Eugene Diamond 800; 2 Paris Diamond 800; 8 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 400; 1 Monaco Diamond 800 (1:42.45); 1 COM 800 (1:45.18); 1 Marrakech AfrC 800 (1:48.54)
Born in Marobela Village in the North Eastern part of Botswana . Works as DJ Zoro in his spare time. Released a single "Summertime" in 2013. Has two older sisters
and a younger brother. Coached by Jean Verster (1500m pb 3:38.28 in 1996).
8 SOM Bram NED 34y 182d 1980 1:43.45 -06
800 m European Champion 2006 / 800 m 5th at World Indoor Championships 2003 / 800 m 7th at World Championships 2009 / 800 m European Junior
Championships Bronze Medallist 1999 / 800 m 5th at World Junior Championships 1998 / 7 National Titles
800 m pb 1:43.45 NR Zrich -06 400 46.55 Harderwijk -09 600 1:15.26 Gold Coast -00 1000 2:17.01 Lisse -10 1500 3:42.75 Kessel-Lo -11
5 WJC 800 1998; 3 EJ 800 1999; h OLY 800 2000; 5 U23 ECh 800 2001; sf WCH 800 2001; sf WICh 800 2001; 6 ECH 800 2002; h EICh 800 2002; sf WCH 800
2003; 5 WICh 800 2003; 1 ECp-ind 800 2004; sf OLY 800 2004; DNF WICh 800 2004; 1 ECH 800 2006; 2 WCP 800 2006; h WCH 800 2007; 7 WCH 800 2009; sf
WCH 800 2011
In 2014: Stockholm XL Galan 1500 ind; Birmingham Sainsbury`s 800 ind; Metz 1000 ind; Doha Diamond 800; Shanghai Diamond 800; Eugene Diamond 800;
Hengelo FBKG 800; Oslo Diamond Mile (DNF); Ostrava GSpike 1000 (DNF); Paris Diamond 800 (DNF)
Born in Terborg. National record holder.
PM
49.5-50.0 400m, continuing towards 500 m
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WL 1:42.45 Nijel Amos BOT 18 Jul
DLR 1:41.54 David Rudisha KEN Paris 2012
MR 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer DEN 1997
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
800 m, Race B
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 AL-HAYRANI Jamal QAT 21y 87d 1993 1:48.46 1:47.61 -12
800 m pb 1:47.61 Barcelona -12 1500 3:43.59 Matar -14
sf WJC 800 2012
In 2014: 5 rB Stockholm XL Galan 800 ind (1:49.65 pb); 4 Hangzhou AsC 800 ind; 5 Bilbao 800; 10 Sollentuna Folksam 1500; 10 rB Oordegem Buyle 800; 12 Matar
1500 (3:43.59 pb); 8 Huddinge 1500 (3:45.59); 1 Kbenhavn CoAG 800 (1:48.46); 3 Kalmar Folksam 800 (1:48.61)
2 SVENSSON Johan SWE 25y 97d 1989 1:48.73 1:47.15 -13
2 National Titles
800 m pb 1:47.15 Karlstad -13 400 48.92 Mlndal -12 SP 16.08 Birmingham -87
8 EJ SP 1987; sf EJ 800 2007; h WJC 800 2008; h U23 ECh 800 2011; h ECH 800 2012; sf WSG 800 2013
In 2014: 1 Stra Raka Spret 800 ind; 4 Tampere v3Nat 800 ind; 2 indoor 800 ind; 1 Skruv 800; 10 Oslo 800; 6 Manchester BMC 800; 3 Sollentuna SAYO 800; 2 rB
Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 8 Sollentuna Folksam 800; 7 Karlstad Folksam 800; 1 rB Heusden KBC-Nacht 800 (1:48.73); 8 Ume NC 800 (1:57.53); 6 Kalmar
Folksam 800 (1:50.81)
2 ROHLN Robin SWE 24y 108d 1990 1:49.85 1:47.94 -10
800 m pb 1:47.94 Gteborg -10 200 22.20 Uddevalla -07 400 47.99 Karlstad -10 600 1:16.75 Stockholm -13 1500 3:52.28 Ume -14
sf World Youth 400 2007; sf WJC 800 2008; h EJ 800 2009
In 2014: 5 Hoorn 800; 9 rC Oordegem IFAM 800; 4 rB Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 8 rB Sollentuna Folksam 800; 10 Ume NC 1500 (4:00.41); 3 Ume NC 800
(1:51.23); 4 Kalmar Folksam 800 (1:49.85)
3 MANZANO Leo USA 29y 343d 1984 1:46.32 1:44.56 -10
1500 m Olympic Silver Medalist 2012 / 1500 m World Championships finalist 2009 / 1500 m NCAA Champion 2008 / 1500 m NCAA Champion 2005 / One Mile NCAA
Indoor Champion 2008 / One Mile NCAA Indoor Champion 2007 / 5 National Titles
800 m pb 1:44.56 Berlin -10 1000 2:19.73 Stockholm -09 1500 3:30.98 Monaco -14 Mile 3:50.64 London -10 MileR 3:52.2h New York NY -09 3000 8:27.18
Austin TX -06 5K 14:57 Carlsbad CA -13
h WCH 1500 2007; sf OLY 1500 2008; 12 WCH 1500 2009; sf WCH 1500 2011; 2 OLY 1500 2012; sf WCH 1500 2013
In 2014: 7 Boston MA New Balance Mile ind; 7 New York NY Millrose Mile ind (3:56.73 pb); 5 American indoor 1500 ind; 1 Austin TX TexasR 800; 3 Boston MA BAA
MileR; 1 American MileR; 1 Eugene Diamond Mile; 4 Concord MA Martinez Mile; 1 American 1500; 2 Oordegem Buyle 800; 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 1500; 8 Monaco
Diamond 1500 (3:30.98 pb); 2 Huddinge 800 (1:47.58); 2 Pittsburgh PA GNC MileR (4:03)
Born in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico, moved to Texas at age 4. Went to high school in Marble Falls, Texas. Coached by Ryan Ponsonby (1500m pb 3:42.85 -03, Mile
4:00.18i -06). Real name Leonel. Won 5 NCAA titles at University of Texas.
3 TORRENCE David USA 28y 268d 1985 1:46.71 1:45.14 -10
3 National Titles
800 m pb 1:45.14 Monaco -10 1000 2:17.46 Linz -12 1500 3:33.23 Rieti -13 Mile 3:52.01 Eugene OR -12 MileR 3:52.4h New York NY -11 3000 7:40.78 Zagreb -
13 2M 8:34.27 Birmingham -12 5000 13:16.53 Stanford CA -12 5K 13:34 San Jos CA -13
8 WJC 1500 2004
In 2014: 4 Glasgow v3Nat 1500 ind; 3 New York NY Millrose 2000 ind (4:56.99 pb); 6 American indoor 1500 ind; 1 Boston MA Last Chance 1000 ind (2:16.76 AR pb);
1 Lodi CA MileR; 6 Ponce GP 800; 7 Eugene Diamond Mile; 5 American 5000; 13 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 1500 (3:37.73); 5 Luzern Spitzen 800 (1:46.71); 2 Huddinge
1500 (3:39.26)
A California-Berkeley graduate. Born in Okinawa, Japan.
4 INGEBRIGTSEN Henrik NOR 23y 178d 1991 1:48.09 1:48.09 -14
1500 m European Champion 2012 / 1500 m European Silver Medalist 2014 / 1500 m 5th at Olympic Games 2012 / 1500 m 8th at World Championships 2013 / 5000
m European U23 Champion 2013 / 3 National Titles
800 m pb 1:48.09 Tnsberg -14 1500 3:31.46 NR Monaco -14 Mile 3:50.72 Oslo -14 3000 7:42.19 Rieti -13 5000 14:19.39 Tampere -13 8K 24:10 Stavanger -
10 2000S 5:41.03 Brum -09 3000S 8:52.56 Vaasa -09
sf EJ 800 2009 (h 1500); h ECH 1500 2010; h WJC 1500 2010; h U23 ECh 1500 2011; 1 ECH 1500 2012; 5 OLY 1500 2012; 11 EICh 3000 2013; 1 U23 ECh 5000
2013 (h 1500); 8 WCH 1500 2013; 2 ECH 1500 2014
In 2014: 2 Stanford CA Jordan 1500; 5 Oslo 800; 4 Tnsberg 800 (1:48.09 pb); 13 Eugene Diamond Mile; 3 Flor 800; 4 Oslo Diamond Mile (3:50.72 pb); 4 Oslo
Diamond 1500; 1 Brum 3000; 1 Tallinn ETC-1 3000; 9 Lausanne Diamond 1500 (3:33.68 NR); 10 Monaco Diamond 1500 (3:31.46 NR pb); 2 Zrich EC 1500
(3:46.10)
Coached by Eric Toogood. His uniform was torn open during the 1500m final London 2012. Younger brothers Filip (1993) and Jakob (2000) are also runners. Filip has
a 1500m pb 3:44.04 and Jakob owns European best for age 11 at 4:21.98 -12.
5 ROGESTEDT Johan SWE 21y 206d 1993 1:46.34 1:46.34 -14
800 m World Youth Champion 2009 / 800 m European Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2011 / 6 National Titles
800 m pb 1:46.34 Sollentuna -14 400 47.98 Gteborg -13 1500 3:40.78 Oordegem -14 3000 8:31.45 Mlndal -13
1 World Youth 800 2009; 3 EJ 800 2011; h ECH 800 2012; h WJC 800 2012; sf EICh 800 2013; h U23 ECh 800 2013; sf ECH 800 2014
In 2014: 2 Stra Raka Spret 1500 ind (3:44.01 pb); 6 Stockholm XL Galan 800 ind (1:48.49 pb); 1 Tampere v3Nat 1500 ind; 2 Gteborg RdBl 800 ind; 1 indoor
1500 ind; 2 Walnut CA MSR 1500; 1 rC Stanford CA Jordan 1500; 2 rB Eugene OR Twilight 800; 4 Eagle Rock CA High Perf 800; 2 rB Oordegem IFAM 1500
(3:40.78 pb); 2 Oslo Diamond 800; 8 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 9 ETCh 1500; 8 ETCh 800; 3 Sollentuna Folksam 800 (1:46.34 pb); 4 Nivelles 1500 (3:42.83); 4
Karlstad Folksam 800 (1:49.16); 9 rB Heusden KBC-Nacht 800 (1:48.27)
Studies master of science in Physics in Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
5 GUNNARSSON Rickard SWE 22y 336d 1991 1:47.20 1:47.20 -14
2 National Titles
800 m pb 1:47.20 Sollentuna -14 400 49.22 Mlndal -12 1500 3:46.78 Jessheim -14
h WJC 800 2010; h U23 ECh 800 2013; h ECH 800 2014
In 2014: 1 Malm Pallassp 800 ind; 2 Stra Raka Spret 800 ind; 6 rB Stockholm XL Galan 800 ind (1:49.78 pb); 2 Tampere v3Nat 800 ind; 1 Gteborg RdBl 800
ind; 1 indoor 800 ind; 7 Jessheim 1500 (3:46.78 pb); 6 Oslo Diamond 800; 10 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 7 Sollentuna Folksam 800 (1:47.20 pb); 1 Gteborg VUG
800; 6 Karlstad Folksam 800 (1:49.69); 3 Heusden KBC-Nacht 800 (1:48.04); 1 Ume NC 1500 (3:55.94)
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DLR 1:41.54 David Rudisha KEN Paris 2012
MR 1:41.73 Wilson Kipketer DEN 1997
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
800 m, Race B
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
6 KIPKETER Alfred KEN 17y 238d 1996 1:43.95 1:43.95 -14
800 m World Junior Champion 2014 / 800 m World Youth Champion 2013
800 m pb 1:43.95 Eugene OR -14
1 World Youth 800 2013; 1 WJC 800 2014
In 2014: 1 Nairobi 400; 1 Nairobi 800; 9 Eugene Diamond 800 (1:46.15); 1 -19 Nairobi NC-j 800 (1:45.67A); WJC 800 (1:43.95 pb)
Reigning world youth 800m champion. Amazed crowd by running 400m splits of 48.63 (faster than Rudishas Olympic gold run) and 59.38 and still winning 2013 world
youth championships.
7 BALA Abdulrahman Musaeb QAT 25y 155d 1989 1:44.12 1:43.93 -13
800 m Asian Games Bronze Medallist 2010 / 800 m Asian Champion 2013 / 800 m Asian Junior Champion 2008
800 m pb 1:43.93 NR Rieti -13 400 46.44 Pune -13 600 1:15.99 Stockholm -13 1500 3:48.44 Fribourg -13
3 AsianG 800 2010; sf OLY 800 2012; sf WICh 800 2012; sf WCH 800 2013; DQ WICh 800 2014
In 2014: 3 Moskva Winter 600 ind (1:15.83 pb); 5 Stockholm XL Galan 800 ind (1:46.82 NR pb); 1 Hangzhou AsC 800 ind; 6 Doha Diamond 800; 9 Roma GGala 800;
1 Oslo Diamond 800; 4 Gteborg Gteborg GP 800; 4 Sollentuna Folksam 800; 2 Luzern Spitzen 800 (1:45.79); 2 Heusden KBC-Nacht 800 (1:44.12); 1 Enskede 600
(1:16.46)
Born in Sudan.
7 LEVAY William SWE 17y 359d 1996 1:50.80 1:50.80 -14
800 m pb 1:50.80 Sollentuna -14 1500 3:43.28 Eugene OR -14 3000 8:24.62 Mlndal -13
sf World Youth 800 2013; 9 WJC 1500 2014
In 2014: 1 rC Manchester BMC 1500; 5 Sollentuna SAYO 800 (1:50.80 pb); 13 Sollentuna Folksam 1500; WJC 1500 (3:45.31); 4 Ume NC 1500 (3:57.16); 1 -19
Kristiansand v3Nat 800 (1:52.79)
8 BETT Reuben KEN 29y 288d 1984 1:46.55 1:44.79 -09
800 m pb 1:44.79 Belm -09 1000 2:19.11 Dubnica -09 1500 3:39.82 Zagreb -12
In 2014: rB Dsseldorf PSD Bank 800 ind; Karlsruhe Weltklasse 1500 ind; Gent Flanders 800 ind; Birmingham Sainsbury`s 1500 ind; 4 Mumias 800; 4 Nairobi Prisons
Ch 800; 8 Kenyan 800; Rehlingen Pfingst 800; Oslo Diamond 1500; Sollentuna Folksam 1500; 1 Belfast 800; Montreuil 1500; Glasgow Sainsbury`s 1500; 1
Letterkenny 800 (1:49.51); 6 Naimette-Xhovmont 800 (1:46.55); Heusden KBC-Nacht 1500 (DNF)
PM
50.0-50.5 400m, continuing towards 500 m
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WL 12:59.82 Edwin Soi KEN 5 Jul
DLR 12:46.81 Dejen Gebremeskel ETH Paris 2012
MR 12:51.60 Daniel Komen KEN 1996
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
5000 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 LEVINS Cam CAN 25y 146d 1989 13:15.38 13:15.19 -13
10000 m Olympic finalist 2012 / 3000 m 8th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / 5000 m NCAA Champion 2012 / 10000 m NCAA Champion 2012 / 6 National Titles
5000 m pb 13:15.19 Eugene OR -13 800 1:50.88 Cedar City UT -10 1500 3:36.88 Eagle Rock CA -13 Mile 4:10.10A Provo UT -09 MileR 4:00 New York NY -12
3000 8:00.99 London -13 10000 27:27.96 Stanford CA -12
14 OLY 5000 2012 (11 10000); 14 WCH 10000 2013; 3 COM 10000 2014; 8 WICh 3000 2014
In 2014: 3 Boston MA 5000 ind (13:19.16 NR pb); 7 Boston MA New Balance 3000 ind (7:41.59 pb); 2 New York NY Millrose 2000 ind (4:55.35 pb); 8 Sopot WC 3000
ind; 3 Eugene OR OregonR 5000; 2 Stanford CA Jordan 10000; 5 rB Eagle Rock CA High Perf 1500; Eugene Diamond 5000; 1 Moncton NC 5000 (13:25.70); 6
Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (13:15.38); 3 COM 10000 (27:56.23)
Coached by Alberto Salazar (pb 10000m 27:25.61 -82). Used to run 190 miles/week before joining up with Salazar in Oregon. Now trains 110 miles/week along with
adding new supplemental work (i.e. underwater treadmill, strength work in the gym).
2 GABIUS Arne GER 33y 152d 1981 13:25.50 13:12.50 -13
5000 m European Silver Medalist 2012 / 3000 m 8th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / 11 National Titles
5000 m pb 13:12.50 Heusden -13 1500 3:41.17 Regensburg -14 3000 7:35.43 Stockholm -12 10000 27:55.35 Stanford CA -14 8K 22:45.3h Trier -11 10K 28:35
Hamburg -12 HM 62:09 New York NY -14 7.5K 21:13 Tbingen -11 11.1K 32:43 Bietigheim -13
13 EJ 5000 1999; DNF ECH 5000 2006; 9 EICh 3000 2007; 12 WICh 3000 2008; h WCH 5000 2009; 12 ECH 5000 2010; 2 ECH 5000 2012; h OLY 5000 2012; 8
WICh 3000 2012; h WCH 5000 2013; 7 ECH 5000 2014
In 2014: 6 Karlsruhe Weltklasse 3000 ind; 8 New York NY HM (62:09 pb); 10 Stanford CA Jordan 10000 (27:55.35 pb); 2 Pliezhausen 3000; 1 Braunschweig 1500; 1
Braunschweig 5000; 2 Regensburg Sparkassen 1500 (3:41.17 pb); Oslo Diamond 5000; 7 Ostrava GSpike 3000; 1 ETCh 5000; 13 Paris Diamond 5000 (13:25.50); 2
Ulm NC 5000 (13:44.21); 7 Zrich EC 5000 (14:11.84)
Born in Hamburg, lives in Tbingen. Coached by himself.
3 EDRIS Muktar ETH 20y 219d 1994 13:09.08 13:03.69 -13
5000 m 7th at World Championships 2013 / 5000 m World Junior Champion 2012 / CC8.0 Cross Country Short 2012 / 1 National Title
5000 m pb 13:03.69 Ostrava -13 3000 7:47.99 Szkesfehrvr -14 10000 28:44.95 Gaborone -11 10K 28:11 Dongio -13 10.05K 29:13 Bolzano -12
1 WJC 5000 2012; 7 WCH 5000 2013
In 2014: 5 San Vittore Olona CC10.2; 6 Marrakech Mohammed VI 5000 (13:30.39); 8 Paris Diamond 5000 (13:09.08); 4 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 3000 (7:47.99 pb)
4 CHERU Tesfaye ETH 21y 172d 1993 13:25.33 13:25.33 -14
1 National Title
5000 m pb 13:25.33 Marrakech -14 1500 3:35.12 Heusden -14 Mile 3:56.50 Eugene OR -12 2000 4:56.25 WJR Reims -11
In 2014: 10 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 1500 ind (3:43.13 pb); 1 Stra Raka Spret 1500 ind; 11 Stockholm XL Galan 1500 ind; 5 Marrakech Mohammed VI 5000
(13:25.33 pb); 2 Addis Ababa NC 1500; 1 Sollentuna Folksam 5000 (13:28.29); 4 Heusden KBC-Nacht 1500 (3:35.12 pb); 1 Huddinge 1500 (3:38.48)
5 MEAD Hassan USA 24y 358d 1989 13:02.80 13:02.80 -14
5000 m pb 13:02.80 Stanford CA -14 1500 3:38.72 Eagle Rock CA -14 3000 7:46.18 Dublin -13 2M 8:51.23 Greensboro NC -07 10000 27:59.04 Eugene OR -
12 8K 23:14 Cedar Rapids IA -12 10K 30:05 San Juan -14
In 2014: 9 Boston MA New Balance 3000 ind (7:44.88 pb); 13 San Juan World`s Best 10K (30:05 pb); 2 Stanford CA Jordan 5000 (13:02.80 pb); 7 Eagle Rock CA
High Perf 1500 (3:38.72 pb); 10 Eugene Diamond 5000 (13:19.57); 3 American 5000 (13:32.42); 11 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (13:26.49)
Born in Somalia. Attended University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
6 ROBERTSON Zane NZL 24y 280d 1989 13:16.52 13:13.83 -13
5000 m pb 13:13.83 Heusden -13 1500 3:35.45 Rieti -13 Mile 3:53.72 Dublin -14 3000 7:41.37 Cork -14 10K 29:29 Praha -10 5.834K 17:02 Beograd -10
14 WCH 5000 2013; 3 COM 5000 2014 (h 1500); 12 WICh 3000 2014
In 2014: 11 San Juan World`s Best 10K; 12 Sopot WC 3000 ind; 1 Mumias 5000; 15 Shanghai Diamond 5000; 7 Regensburg Sparkassen 1500; 13 Oslo Diamond
5000; 14 Ostrava GSpike 3000; 1 Cork CityS 3000 (7:41.37 pb); 4 Dublin MortonG Mile (3:53.72 pb); 3 COM 5000 (13:16.52)
Moved to Kenya in 2006 with twin brother Jake (pb 27:45.46 -13 10000m) to train and live there.
7 KIPSIRO Moses UGA 27y 353d 1986 13:28.23 12:50.72 -07
Cross Country 12.0 km World Championships Silver Medalist 2009 / 2 World Championships Bronzes 2007: 5000 2010: CC Long / 5000 m 4th at Olympic Games
2008 / 5000 m 4th at World Championships 2009 / Cross Country Long 4th at World Championships 2013 / 10000 m Olympic finalist 2012 / Cross Country Long
World Championships finalist 2011 / 3 National Titles
5000 m pb 12:50.72 NR Bruxelles -07 1500 3:37.6h Watford -08 2000 5:00.66+ Doha -11 3000 7:30.95 NR Monaco -09 10000 27:04.48 Birmingham -12 8K
22:42 Trier -12 10K 27:52 NR Manchester -13 HM 63:15 Mbale -14
h WCH 5000 2005; 3 AfrC 5000 2006 (1 10000); 7 COM 5000 2006; 1 AAG 5000 2007; 3 WCH 5000 2007; 4 OLY 5000 2008; 4 WCH 5000 2009; 4 AfrC 5000 2010
(2 10000); 1 COM 5000 2010 (1 10000); 1 AAG 5000 2011; 15 OLY 5000 2012 (10 10000); 7 WICh 3000 2012; 13 WCH 10000 2013; 8 COM 5000 2014 (1 10000)
In 2014: 4 Mbale NC HM (63:15 pb); 10 Kampala AfrC CC12.0; 12 Ostrava GSpike 3000 (7:45.82); 8 COM 5000 (13:28.23); 1 COM 10000 (27:56.11)
8 ESSALHI Youness MAR 21y 182d 1993 13:45.75 13:16.07 -13
5000 m 4th at World Junior Championships 2012
5000 m pb 13:16.07 Rabat -13 800 1:48.56 Rabat -14 1500 3:35.52 Sollentuna -13 3000 7:49.21 Szkesfehrvr -14 3000S 8:31.77 Casablanca -12
4 WJC 5000 2012
In 2014: 3 Bordeaux 3000 ind (7:47.50 pb); 7 Diekirch ING CC10.3; Praha Praha 2014 3000 ind; 1 Casablanca 5000; 1 Fs 1500; 5 Rabat 800 (1:48.56 pb); 7
Marrakech Mohammed VI 1500; 1 Bilbao 3000; 3 Sollentuna Folksam 1500; 7 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 3000 (7:49.21 pb); Madrid 1500 (DNF); 2 Belm Caixa 3000
(7:56.50)
9 KOECH Isiah KEN 20y 245d 1993 13:07.55 12:48.64 -12
5000 m World Championships Bronze Medalist 2013 / 5000 m 4th at World Championships 2011 / 5000 m 5th at Olympic Games 2012 / 3000 m World Youth
Champion 2009 / 5000 m African Championships Silver Medallist 2014 / 3 National Titles
5000 m pb 12:48.64 Saint-Denis -12 1500 3:38.7hA Nairobi -12 3000 7:30.43 Stockholm -12 2M 8:14.16 Eugene OR -11 10000 27:17.03 Bruxelles -12 8K
22:09 New Orleans LA -14 10K 27:32 New Orleans LA -13
1 World Youth 3000 2009; 4 WCH 5000 2011; 5 OLY 5000 2012; 3 WCH 5000 2013; 2 AfrC 5000 2014; 2 COM 5000 2014
In 2014: 9 Nairobi Police Ch CC12.0; 3 Gent Flanders 3000 ind; 6 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 3000 ind; 1 New Orleans LA 8K (22:09 pb); 1 Melbourne World Chall
5000; 2 New Orleans LA 10K; 5 Eugene Diamond 5000; 4 Kenyan 5000; 6 Oslo Diamond 5000 (13:08.46); 2 COM 5000 (13:14.06); 2 Marrakech AfrC 5000 (13:35.73)
3000m World junior indoor record holder at 7:32.89 2012.
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WL 12:59.82 Edwin Soi KEN 5 Jul
DLR 12:46.81 Dejen Gebremeskel ETH Paris 2012
MR 12:51.60 Daniel Komen KEN 1996
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
5000 m
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
10 GEBRHIWET Hagos ETH 20y 102d 1994 13:06.88 12:47.53 -12
5000 m World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / 3000 m 5th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / 5000 m Olympic finalist 2012 / 3000 m 5th at World Youth
Championships 2011
5000 m pb 12:47.53 WJR Saint-Denis -12 3000 7:30.36 Doha -13 5K 13:14 WJR Carlsbad CA -12 10K 27:57 Madrid -11
5 World Youth 3000 2011; 11 OLY 5000 2012; 2 WCH 5000 2013; DNF AfrC 5000 2014; 5 WICh 3000 2014
In 2014: 1 Boston MA New Balance 3000 ind; 1 Birmingham Sainsbury`s 3000 ind; 5 Sopot WC 3000 ind; 3 Shanghai Diamond 5000; 7 Eugene Diamond 5000; 12
Paris Diamond 5000 (13:20.17); 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (13:11.09); Marrakech AfrC 5000 (DNF)
From the Tigray Region of Northern Ethiopia.
11 LONGOSIWA Thomas KEN 32y 219d 1982 13:01.74 12:49.04 -12
5000 m Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / 5000 m 4th at World Championships 2013 / 5000 m 6th at World Championships 2011 / 5000 m Olympic finalist 2008 / 1
National Title
5000 m pb 12:49.04 Saint-Denis -12 1500 3:41.0hA Nairobi -12 3000 7:30.09 Doha -09 10000 28:11.3hA Nairobi -06 10K 28:18 Dongio -14 9.6K 27:00 Biella -
11
6 AAG 5000 2007; 12 OLY 5000 2008; 6 WCH 5000 2011; 3 OLY 5000 2012; 4 WCH 5000 2013
In 2014: 2 Dongio 10K (28:18 pb); 2 Shanghai Diamond 5000; 1 Nairobi Prisons Ch 5000; 4 Oslo Diamond 5000; 5 Paris Diamond 5000 (13:01.74); 2 Szkesfehrvr
Gyulai 3000 (7:47.04); 4 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (13:14.02)
Born in Kapenguria, West Pokot.
12 RUPP Galen USA 28y 105d 1986 13:00.99 12:58.90 -12
10000 m Olympic Silver Medalist 2012 / 10000 m 4th at World Championships 2013 / 3000 m 4th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / 3000 m 5th at World Indoor
Championships 2010 / 5000 m 7th at Olympic Games 2012 / 10000 m 7th at World Championships 2011 / 7 National Titles
5000 m pb 12:58.90 Eugene OR -12 800 1:50.00 Stanford CA -09 1500 3:34.75 Eagle Rock CA -12 Mile 3:52.11 London -13 3000 7:43.24 London -10 10000
26:44.36 AR Eugene OR -14 5K 13:39 San Jos CA -10 HM 60:30 New York NY -11
7 World Youth 3000 2003; 9 WJC 5000 2004; 11 WCH 10000 2007; 13 OLY 10000 2008; 8 WCH 10000 2009; 5 WICh 3000 2010; 9 WCH 5000 2011 (7 10000); 7
OLY 5000 2012 (2 10000); h WICh 1500 2012; 8 WCH 5000 2013 (4 10000); 4 WICh 3000 2014
In 2014: 1 Boston MA 5000 ind (13:01.26 AR pb); 1 Boston MA Terrier 2M ind (8:07.41 AR pb); Boston MA New Balance Mile ind; 2 American indoor 3000 ind; 4
Sopot WC 3000 ind; 2 Eagle Rock CA High Perf 5000; 1 Eugene Diamond 10000 (26:44.36 AR pb); 3 Oslo Diamond 5000 (13:03.35); 1 American 10000 (28:12.07);
4 Paris Diamond 5000 (13:00.99)
From Portland, Oregon. Coached by Alberto Salazar (pb 10000m 27:25.61 -82). Married to former distance runner Keara Sammons (10000m pb 33:54.55 -07).
13 SOI Edwin KEN 28y 171d 1986 12:59.82 12:51.34 -13
5000 m Olympic Bronze Medalist 2008 / 3000 m World Indoor Bronze Medalist 2012 / 3000 m 4th at World Indoor Championships 2008 / 5000 m 5th at World
Championships 2013 / CC4.0 Cross Country Short 2006 / Cross Country Long World Championships finalist 2007 / 5000 m African Champion 2010 / 1 National Title
5000 m pb 12:51.34 Monaco -13 1500 3:40.52 Fossano -13 3000 7:27.55 Doha -11 2M 8:14.10 Eugene OR -11 10000 27:14.83 Bruxelles -06 10K 27:46
Marseille -06 8.5K 25:15 Amatrice -11 8.8K 24:05 Heillecourt -06 10.05K 28:16.6h Bolzano -11 9.6K 27:30 Biella -09
3 OLY 5000 2008; 4 WICh 3000 2008; 1 AfrC 5000 2010; h OLY 5000 2012; 3 WICh 3000 2012; 5 WCH 5000 2013
In 2014: 7 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 3000 ind; 5 Karlsruhe Weltklasse 3000 ind; 4 Dongio 10K; 5 Shanghai Diamond 5000; 3 Eugene Diamond 5000; 5 Oslo Diamond
5000; 1 Paris Diamond 5000 (12:59.82); 5 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 3000 (7:48.59); 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (13:13.52)
At Eugene 2013 he ended the three-year win streak at 5000m by Mohamed Farah GBR. He owns a small block of flats and five-acre farm in his home town of Kericho.
14 TRUE Ben USA 28y 235d 1985 13:02.74 13:02.74 -14
Cross Country Long 6th at World Championships 2013 / 4 National Titles
5000 m pb 13:02.74 Stanford CA -14 800 1:50.07 Hanover NH -07 1500 3:40.07 Walnut CA -13 Mile 4:02.61 Tempe AZ -07 3000 7:36.59 Rieti -13 10000
27:41.17 Stanford CA -12 4M 18:58 Bridgton ME -09 10M 46:48 St. Paul MN -11 5K 13:26 Boston MA -14 10K 27:51 Cape Elizabeth ME -14 15K 43:04
Jacksonville FL -14 7M 32:12 Falmouth Heights MA -13 4.748M 21:43 Manchester CT -10
In 2014: 1 American 15K (43:04 pb); 2 Boston MA BAA 5K (13:26 pb); 1 Stanford CA Jordan 5000 (13:02.74 pb); 11 Eugene Diamond 5000 (13:25.11); 11 Paris
Diamond 5000 (13:13.30); 3 Cape Elizabeth ME 10K (27:51 pb)
From Enfield, New Hampshire. A keen NASCAR fan.
15 NDIKU Caleb KEN 21y 316d 1992 13:01.71 13:01.71 -14
3000 m World Indoor Champion 2014 / 1500 m World Junior Champion 2010 / 1500 m World Youth Championships Silver Medallist 2009 / 1500 m All Africa Games
Champion 2011 / 1500 m African Champion 2012 / 5000 m African Champion 2014 / 1 National Title
5000 m pb 13:01.71 Eugene OR -14 800 1:52.6hA Nairobi -07 1500 3:29.50 Monaco -13 Mile 3:49.77 Eugene OR -11 3000 7:30.99 Stockholm -12 10000
28:28.4hA Nairobi -14
2 World Youth 1500 2009; 1 WJC 1500 2010; 1 AAG 1500 2011; 1 AfrC 1500 2012; 1 AfrC 5000 2014; 1 COM 5000 2014; 1 WICh 3000 2014
In 2014: 1 Dsseldorf PSD Bank 3000 ind; 1 Karlsruhe Weltklasse 3000 ind; 5 Stockholm XL Galan 1500 ind (3:36.8h pb); 1 Sopot WC 3000 ind; 1 Nairobi 10000
(28:28.4hA pb); 1 Eugene Diamond 5000 (13:01.71 pb); 2 Kenyan 5000; 2 Oslo Diamond 5000; 1 Ostrava GSpike 3000; 7 Paris Diamond 5000 (13:08.47); 1 COM
5000 (13:12.07); 1 Marrakech AfrC 5000 (13:34.27)
Born in Machakos. His father David was a javelin thrower.
16 BARUSEI Geofrey KEN 20y 1994
5000 m pb 1500 3:33.39 Hengelo -12 2000 4:59.52 Reims -13 3000 7:44.32+ Roma -13
In 2014: Moskva Winter 1500 ind; 2 Bellinzona 1500; Roma GGala 1500; Marrakech Mohammed VI 5000; Huelva Iberoam 5000 (DNF); 3 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai
3000 (7:47.71); Glasgow Sainsbury`s 5000 (DNF)
PM 1
2:34 1000m
17 RONO Vincent KEN 23y 283d 1990 13:16.42 13:16.42 -14
5000 m pb 13:16.42 Marrakech -14 2000 5:08.35+ Monaco -11 3000 7:41.18 Naimette-Xhovmont -10 10000 27:52.19 Pontevedra -11 HM 63:18 Den Haag -14
In 2014: 3 Glasgow v3Nat 3000 ind; Dsseldorf PSD Bank 3000 ind; Karlsruhe Weltklasse 3000 ind; Stockholm XL Galan 3000 ind; Gent Flanders 3000 ind;
Birmingham Sainsbury`s 3000 ind; Praha Praha 2014 3000 ind; Metz 2000 ind; 10 Den Haag ABN AMRO HM (63:18 pb); 3 Kisii 5000; 12 Shanghai Diamond 5000; 3
Marrakech Mohammed VI 5000 (13:16.42 pb); Oslo Diamond 5000 (DNF); Ostrava GSpike 3000 (DNF)
PM 2
5:08 2000m, continuing towards 7.42
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WL 48.03 Javier Culson PUR 14 Jun
DLR 47.62 Bershawn Jackson USA Lausanne 2010
MR 47.65 Bershawn Jackson USA 2010
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
400 m hurdles
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 OLSON Petter SWE 23y 188d 1991 51.81 51.27 -12
Decathlon, 6kg SP - 1.75kg DT European Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2009 / 9 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 51.27 Gteborg -12 100 10.70 Ribeira Brava -14 200 21.79 Sollentuna -13 400 48.36 Ostrava -11 1500 4:26.29 Ostrava -11 110H91.4 14.35
Gteborg -07 110H100 14.49 Mannheim -10 110H 14.38 Halmstad -13 HJ 2.00 Gtzis -10 PV 5.05 Helsinki -08 LJ 7.19 Ribeira Brava -14 SP6 14.38 Novi
Sad -09 SP 13.66 Tampere -14 DT1.75 39.80 Moncton -10 DT 42.94 Manhattan KS -12 JT 57.13 Austin TX -12 Dec 7857 Austin TX -12 Decj 7763 NJR
Huddinge -10
qual World Youth PV 2007; 2 EJ Decj 2009; 8 WJC Decj 2010; 8 U23 ECh Dec 2011; 10 ECH Dec 2012; 13 EICh Hep 2013; DNF U23 ECh Dec 2013
In 2014: H indoor 60 ind; H indoor HJ ind; H indoor LJ ind; H indoor SP ind (14.19 pb); 1 indoor Hep ind (5904 pb); H indoor 1000 ind; H indoor 60H ind; H indoor PV
ind; 2 rebro PV; D Tampere V2Nat 100; D Tampere V2Nat 400; D Tampere V2Nat HJ; D Tampere V2Nat LJ; D Tampere V2Nat SP (13.66 pb); 3 Tampere V2Nat
Dec; D Tampere V2Nat 110H; D Tampere V2Nat 1500; D Tampere V2Nat DT; D Tampere V2Nat JT; D Tampere V2Nat PV; 2 Sollentuna Folksam 110H; D Ribeira
Brava ECp-1 100 (10.70 pb); D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 400; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 HJ; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 LJ (7.19 pb); D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 SP; 5 Ribeira Brava
ECp-1 Dec; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 110H; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 1500; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 DT; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 JT; D Ribeira Brava ECp-1 PV; 4 Karlstad
Folksam 110H (14.34w pb); D Uddevalla 100; D Uddevalla 400; D Uddevalla HJ; D Uddevalla LJ; D Uddevalla SP; 3 Uddevalla Dec; D Uddevalla 110H; D Uddevalla
DT; D Uddevalla JT (42.57); D Uddevalla PV (4.92); 1 Ume NC 400H (51.81)
2 SNCHEZ Flix DOM 36y 356d 1977 48.91 47.25 -03
2 Olympic Golds 2004: 400H 2012: 400H / 2 World Titles 2001: 400H 2003: 400H / 400 m hurdles World Championships Silver Medalist 2007 / 400 m hurdles 4th at
World Championships 2011 / 400 m hurdles 5th at World Championships 2013 / 4 x 400 m 6th at World Championships 2009 / 4 x 400 m 7th at World Championships
2007 / 400 m hurdles 8th at World Championships 2009
400 m hurdles pb 47.25 AR Saint-Denis -03 100 10.45 Westwood CA -05 200 20.87 Irvine CA -01 400 44.90 NR Gateshead -01 800 1:48.99 Westwood CA -
12 200H 22.68 Manchester -13 200HS 22.61 Manchester -14
4 Pan-American Games 400H 1999; h WCH 400H 1999; sf OLY 400H 2000; 1 GWG 400H 2001; 1 WCH 400H 2001; sf WICh 400 2001; 1 Pan-American Games
400H 2003; 1 WCH 400H 2003; 1 OLY 400H 2004; DNF WCH 400H 2005; 4 CAG 400H 2006 (3 4x4); 4 Pan-American Games 400H 2007 (3 4x4); 2 WCH 400H
2007 (7 4x4); h OLY 400H 2008; 2 CAC 400H 2009 (2 4x4); 8 WCH 400H 2009 (6 4x4); DQ WICh 4x4 2010; 2 CAC 400H 2011 (4 4x4); 3 Pan-American Games
400H 2011; 4 WCH 400H 2011; 1 OLY 400H 2012 (DQ 4x4); 3 CAC 4x4 2013; 5 WCH 400H 2013
In 2014: 5 Perth Classic 400H; 6 Des Moines IA DrakeR 400H; 1 Kingston Jam Inv 400H; 2 Manchester CityG 200HS (22.61 pb); 4 New York Diamond 400H; 4
Lausanne Diamond 400H (49.08); 4 Paris Diamond 400H (48.91); 4 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 400H (49.01)
For the first time in Olympic history became the second successive athlete to win 400mH Olympic gold eight years apart (2004/2012) after Angelo Taylor (USA) did it
in 2000/2008. Only Edwin Moses (USA) has done it before 1976/1984 (he of course could not take part in 1980).
3 MGI Rasmus EST 22y 109d 1992 48.54 48.54 -14
400 m hurdles European Silver Medalist 2014 / 400 m hurdles European U23 Championships Bronze Medallist 2013 / 7 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 48.54 NR NUR Zrich -14 400 46.40 NUR Tallinn -13 200H 24.01 Hilversum -11 400H84 52.75 Doha -09
sf World Youth 400H84 2009; h WJC 400H 2010; h EICh 400 2011; 4 EJ 400H 2011; sf WSG 400H 2011; 5 ECH 400H 2012; h OLY 400H 2012; 3 U23 ECh 400H
2013; sf WCH 400H 2013; 2 ECH 400H 2014
In 2014: 6 Tokyo Seiko 400H; 2 Mnchen Jall 400H; 3 Oslo Diamond 400H; 2 Ostrava GSpike 400H (48.87 NR NUR); 2 Tallinn ETC-1 400H; 4 Szkesfehrvr
Gyulai 400H (50.19); 1 Estonian 400H (48.77 NR NUR); 2 Zrich EC 400H (49.06)
4 CULSON Javier PUR 30y 27d 1984 48.03 47.72 -10
2 World Championships Silvers 2009: 400H 2011: 400H / 400 m hurdles Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / 400 m hurdles 6th at World Championships 2013 / 400 m
hurdles World University Games Bronze Medallist 2007 / 2 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 47.72 NR Ponce -10 400 45.99 Ponce -12 800 1:49.83 Mayagez -14 110H 13.84 Arroya -07
5 r2 CAC 400H 2003; h IbAmC 110H 2004; 5 CAC 400H 2005; 5 CAG 400H 2006; 1 IbAmC 400H 2006 (2 4x4); 6 Pan-American Games 400H 2007 (7 4x4); sf WCH
400H 2007; 3 WSG 400H 2007; 6 CAC 4x4 2008; sf OLY 400H 2008; 1 CAC 400H 2009 (5 4x4); 2 WCH 400H 2009; 4 CAC 400H 2011; 2 WCH 400H 2011; 3 OLY
400H 2012; 6 WCH 400H 2013
In 2014: 1 San Juan 800; 1 Mayagez 800 (1:49.83 pb); 2 Des Moines IA DrakeR 400H; 1 Ponce GP 400H; 1 Hengelo FBKG 400H; 1 New York Diamond 400H; 1
Lausanne Diamond 400H; 3 Paris Diamond 400H (48.45); 1 Cork CityS 400H (48.41); 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 400H (48.35)
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Coached by Hector Amill Cano. Won Puerto Rico's first athletics Olympic medal in London (bronze). Started athletics at age 16. Tried
baseball, basketball, and cycling as a teenager.
5 FREDERICKS Cornel RSA 24y 171d 1990 48.42 48.14 -11
400 m hurdles 5th at World Championships 2011 / 400 m hurdles African Champion 2014 / 400 m hurdles African Championships Silver Medallist 2010 / 110 m
hurdles, 99/100 cm African Junior Champion 2009 / 400 m hurdles African Junior Champion 2009 / 4 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 48.14 Durban -11 400 46.90 Stellenbosch -10 110H91.4 13.82 Thessalonki -06 110H100 13.91A Pretoria -09 300H 35.15 AR Parow -10
400H84 50.75A Pretoria -07
5 World Youth 400H84 2007; 4 WJC 400H 2008 (h 4x4); 4 WSG 400H 2009 (6 4x4); 2 AfrC 400H 2010; 5 WCH 400H 2011; h OLY 400H 2012; sf WCH 400H 2013; 1
AfrC 400H 2014; 1 COM 400H 2014
In 2014: 2 Pretoria AGN Ch 400H; 3 Sasolburg 400H; 1 Pretoria NC 400H; 3 Hengelo FBKG 400H; 3 New York Diamond 400H; 1 Tomblaine 400H; 3 Lausanne
Diamond 400H; 2 Paris Diamond 400H; 1 Luzern Spitzen 400H (49.03); 1 COM 400H (48.50); 1 Marrakech AfrC 400H (48.78)
Born in Worcester, South Africa. His second sport is canoeing.
6 TINSLEY Michael USA 30y 122d 1984 48.25 47.70 -13
400 m hurdles Olympic Silver Medalist 2012 / 400 m hurdles World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / 400 m hurdles NCAA Champion 2006 / 2 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 47.70 Moskva -13 200 20.66 Oxford MS -09 400 46.05 Greensboro NC -07 110H 13.86 Houston TX -04
2 OLY 400H 2012; 2 WCH 400H 2013
In 2014: 1 San Marcos TX TxSt Inv 200; 3 rB Walnut CA MSR 200; 1 Des Moines IA DrakeR 400H; 1 Shanghai Diamond 400H; 2 New York Diamond 400H; 2
Lausanne Diamond 400H (48.40); 1 Paris Diamond 400H (48.25); 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 400H (48.91)
Born in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was a Criminal Justice major at Jackson State. Without a new PB for more than five years 2007-12 before clocking 47.91 in London
for the Oly Silver. Coached by Maurice Pierce.
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WL 48.03 Javier Culson PUR 14 Jun
DLR 47.62 Bershawn Jackson USA Lausanne 2010
MR 47.65 Bershawn Jackson USA 2010
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
400 m hurdles
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
7 GORDON Jehue TTO 22y 279d 1991 48.75 47.69 -13
400 m hurdles World Champion 2013 / 400 m hurdles 4th at World Championships 2009 / 400 m hurdles 6th at Olympic Games 2012 / 4 x 400 m 6th at World
Championships 2013 / 400 m hurdles World Junior Champion 2010 / 5 National Titles
400 m hurdles pb 47.69 NR Moskva -13 200 21.26 Port of Spain -14 400 46.43 Marabella -10 110H100 13.41 George Town -10 110H 13.82 Port of Spain -12
200HS 23.00 Manchester -12
sf WJC 400H 2008 (h 4x4); 3 CAC 400H 2009 (6 4x4); 4 WCH 400H 2009; 1 WJC 400H 2010; 3 CAC 400H 2011; sf WCH 400H 2011; 6 OLY 400H 2012; 1 WCH
400H 2013 (6 4x4); 2 COM 400H 2014 (h 4x4)
In 2014: 1 Port of Spain 200 (21.26 pb); 2 Port of Spain FalconG 400H; 2 Port of Spain FalconG 400; 2 Kingston Jam Inv 400H; 6 Shanghai Diamond 400H; 7 New
York Diamond 400H; 2 Port of Spain NC 400H; 6 Lausanne Diamond 400H; 2 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai 400H (49.89); 2 Dublin MortonG 400H (49.48); 2 COM 400H
(48.75)
Born in Port of Spain. Hobbies include cricket, football, computer games. Coached by Edwin Skinner and Ian Hypolite. Memphis Pioneers Sports Club.
8 CATO Roxroy JAM 26y 112d 1988 48.48 48.48 -14
1 National Title
400 m hurdles pb 48.48 Kingston -14 100 11.01 Kingston -08 200 21.38 High Point NC -13 400 46.97 Myrtle Beach SC -14
6 CAC 400H 2011; h OLY 400H 2012; 4 CAC 400H 2013; DQ COM 400H 2014
In 2014: 2 Blacksburg VA VT Inv 300 ind (34.02 pb); 4 rC State College PA Nat Inv 400 ind (47.39 pb); 1 Winston-Salem NC NCAA-II 400 ind; 2 Myrtle Beach SC
Shamrock 400 (46.97 pb); 1 Raleigh NC RaleighR 400H; 1 Gainesville FL FloridaR 400H; 1 rB Greensboro NC Aggie Inv 400; 1 Petersburg VA CIAA 400H; 1
Philadelphia PA PennR 400H; 2 Lynchburg VA Twilight 400; 1 Allendale MI NCAA-II 400H; 1 Jamaican 400H (48.48 pb); 5 Glasgow Sainsbury`s 400H (49.04); 2
Luzern Spitzen 400H (49.09)
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WL 5.92 Renaud Lavillenie FRA 18 May
DLR 6.02 Renaud Lavillenie FRA London 2013
MR 5.95 Rodion Gataullin URS 1989
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
Pole vault
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 SVRD-JACOBSSON Melker SWE 20y 225d 1994 5.60 5.60 -14
Pole vault World Youth Championships Silver Medallist 2011 / Pole vault 6th at World Junior Championships 2012
Pole vault pb 5.60 Soest -14
2 World Youth PV 2011; 6 WJC PV 2012; qual EICh PV 2013; qual ECH PV 2014
In 2014: Linz Gugl PV ind; 1 Karlskrona PV ind; 1 Tampere v3Nat PV ind; 3 Potsdam PV ind (5.65 pb); 2 indoor PV ind; 4 Praha Praha 2014 PV ind; 2 Bad
Oeynhausen PV ind; 1 Soest PV (5.60 pb); 9 Hengelo FBKG PV; 2 Genve Caillat PV; 8 Ostrava GSpike PV; ETCh PV (NH); 1 -22 Kbenhavn Nordic Ch PV (5.42);
2 Ume NC PV (5.32)
2 Xue Changrui CHN 23y 82d 1991 5.80 5.80 -14
Pole vault 5th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / Pole vault World Championships finalist 2013 / Pole vault Asian Champion 2013 / 1 National Title
Pole vault pb 5.80 NR Beijing -14 LJ 7.15 Taian -08
1 NG PV 2013; 12 WCH PV 2013; 5 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 6 Aubire PV ind; 2 Orlans PV ind; 1 Dijon PV ind; 1 Nice PV ind (5.76 pb); 4 Berlin ISTAF PV ind; 5 Sopot WC PV ind; 3 Shanghai Diamond PV; 1 Beijing
World Chall PV (5.80 NR pb); 8= Eugene Diamond PV (5.43); 1 Tours PV (5.60); 2 La Roche-sur-Yon PV (5.60)
From Shandong Province.
3 FILIPPDIS Konstadnos GRE 27y 268d 1986 5.62 5.82 -13
Pole vault World Indoor Champion 2014 / Pole vault 4th at World Indoor Championships 2010 / Pole vault 6th at World Championships 2011 / Pole vault 7th at
Olympic Games 2012 / Pole vault World Championships finalist 2013 / Pole vault 7th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / 14 National Titles
Pole vault pb 5.82 NR Doha -13
4 World Youth PV 2003; 4 WJC PV 2004; qual EICh PV 2005; 2 EJ PV 2005; 1 MedG PV 2005; qual WCH PV 2005; 2 WSG PV 2005; qual ECH PV 2006; qual WCH
PV 2009; 9 WSG PV 2009; qual ECH PV 2010; 4 WICh PV 2010; 5 EICh PV 2011; 6 WCH PV 2011; 5 ECH PV 2012; 7 OLY PV 2012; 7 WICh PV 2012; 4 EICh PV
2013; 10 WCH PV 2013; 7 ECH PV 2014; 1 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 1 Leverkusen PV ind; 4 Orlans PV ind; 2 Cottbus PV ind; 5 Rouen PV ind; 2 Dsseldorf PSD Bank PV ind; 2 Karlsruhe Weltklasse PV ind; 1 indoor PV ind;
4 Donetsk Stars PV ind; 4 Dessau PV ind; 2 Berlin ISTAF PV ind; 1 Sopot WC PV ind; 2 Athna PV; 2 Shanghai Diamond PV; 5= Eugene Diamond PV; 2 Innsbruck
Golden Roof PV; 3 Oslo Diamond PV; 3 Tallinn ETC-1 PV; 2 Mnchen PV; 10 Lausanne Diamond PV; 5 Paris Diamond PV; 1 Athna NC PV; 1 Jockgrim PV (5.55); 7
Zrich EC PV (5.60); 2 Landau PV (5.62)
Born in Athens. National record holder indoors and outdoors.
4 MENALDO Kvin FRA 22y 40d 1992 5.72 5.72 -14
Pole vault European Bronze Medalist 2014 / Pole vault European Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2011 / 1 National Title
Pole vault pb 5.72 Aubagne -14
7 World Youth PV 2009; 2 EJ PV 2011; 2 MedG PV 2013; qual U23 ECh PV 2013; 3 ECH PV 2014; 11 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 2 Aubire PV ind (5.75 pb); Orlans PV ind; 3 Rouen PV ind; 3 Dsseldorf PSD Bank PV ind; 4 Karlsruhe Weltklasse PV ind; 5= Nice PV ind; 1 French
indoor PV ind; 1 Metz PV ind; 11 Sopot WC PV ind; 1 -22 Nantes NC-j PV ind; 1 Elancourt PV; 1 Aix-les-Bains Club Ch PV; Forbach PV; 2 Tergnier PV; 1 Bonneuil-
sur-Marne PV; 4 Hengelo FBKG PV; 1 -22 Aubagne Medit Ch PV (5.72 pb); 3 Lausanne Diamond PV; 2 Paris Diamond PV; French PV; 5 London AnnivG PV (5.35);
1= Castres PV (5.55); 3 Zrich EC PV (5.70)
Born in Bordeaux. Coached by Thierry Vigneron.
5 LISEK Piotr POL 22y 5d 1992 5.82 5.82 -14
1 National Title
Pole vault pb 5.82 Praha -14
qual EICh PV 2013; qual U23 ECh PV 2013; 6 ECH PV 2014
In 2014: 1 d PV ind; 2 Spaa PV ind; 1 Spaa PV ind; 3 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup PV ind; 1 Spaa PV ind; 6 Donetsk Stars PV ind; 1 Praha Praha 2014 PV ind; 1
Dessau PV ind; 1 Bad Oeynhausen PV ind (5.77 pb); 1 Sasolburg PV; 3 Athna PV; 1 Recklinghausen PV; 3 ary PV; 1 Sopot PV; 2 Bydgoszcz EAF PV; 1 Szczecin
Kusoc PV; 1 Praha Odloil PV (5.82 pb); 2 Pia PV; 1 Szczecin PV; Ostrava GSpike PV; 6 ETCh PV; 9 Lausanne Diamond PV; 4 Paris Diamond PV; 2 Glasgow
Sainsbury`s PV; 2= Szczecin NC PV (5.50); 1 Szczecin PV (5.60); 6 Zrich EC PV (5.65)
Banned for doping June 15 2012 14 December 2012.
6 DUTRA Augusto BRA 24y 36d 1990 5.70 5.82 -13
Pole vault World Championships finalist 2013 / Pole vault 7th at World Indoor Championships 2014 / 1 National Title
Pole vault pb 5.82 AR Hof -13
4 SAmC PV 2011; 2 IbAmC PV 2012; 11 WCH PV 2013; 7 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 6 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup PV ind; 7 Sopot WC PV ind; 1 Santiago de Chile SAmG PV; So Paulo Caixa PV; 2 Eugene Diamond PV; 6 Oslo Diamond PV;
Genve Caillat PV; 3 Ostrava GSpike PV; Lausanne Diamond PV; 2 Paris Diamond PV (5.70); Glasgow Sainsbury`s PV (NH); 6 London AnnivG PV (5.35)
Born in Marilia, Brazil. Started his career with high jump. His idol is Renaud Lavillenie. Likes motocross, surfing and playing the guitar.
7 KUDLIKA Jan CZE 26y 114d 1988 5.72 5.83 -13
Pole vault World Indoor Bronze Medalist 2014 / Pole vault European Bronze Medalist 2014 / Pole vault 7th at World Championships 2013 / Pole vault 8th at Olympic
Games 2012 / Pole vault Olympic finalist 2008 / Pole vault World Championships finalist 2011 / Pole vault 5th at World Junior Championships 2006 / 8 National Titles
Pole vault pb 5.83 Praha -13 100 11.42 Olomouc -06 400 51.98 Olomouc -06 1500 4:43.71 Olomouc -06 110H100 15.47 Olomouc -06 HJ 2.03 Kladno -07 LJ
7.55 Beclav -07 TJ 14.41 Tampere -07 SP6 11.69 Olomouc -06 DT1.75 35.36 Olomouc -06 JT 45.76 Olomouc -06 Decj 7147 Olomouc -06
6 World Youth PV 2005; 5 WJC PV 2006; NH EJ PV 2007; 10 OLY PV 2008; 8 U23 ECh PV 2009; qual WCH PV 2009; 10 ECH PV 2010; 9 WCH PV 2011; 6 ECH
PV 2012; 8 OLY PV 2012; 5 EICh PV 2013; 7 WCH PV 2013; 3 ECH PV 2014; 3 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 1 Linz Gugl PV ind; 1 Praha Praha Ch PV ind; 1 Praha PV ind; 3 indoor PV ind; 1 Praha PV ind; 2 Praha Praha 2014 PV ind; 2 Berlin ISTAF PV ind; 3 Sopot
WC PV ind (5.80 pb); 3 Eugene Diamond PV; 3 Praha Odloil PV; 6 Oslo Diamond PV; 3 Ostrava GSpike PV; 2 ETCh PV; 1 Praha PV (5.76); 1 Ostrava NC PV
(5.72); 3 Zrich EC PV (5.70)
Born in Opava. Coached by Boleslav Patera. Club ASC Dukla Praha. Hobbies include cars, movies and Playstation 3.
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WL 5.92 Renaud Lavillenie FRA 18 May
DLR 6.02 Renaud Lavillenie FRA London 2013
MR 5.95 Rodion Gataullin URS 1989
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
Pole vault
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
8 HOLLIS Mark USA 29y 263d 1984 5.83 5.83 -14
3 National Titles
Pole vault pb 5.83 Landau -14
qual WCH PV 2011
In 2014: 3 Akron OH PV ind; 4 Birmingham AL Blazer Inv PV ind; 6 Reno NV PV Summit PV ind; 2 Lexington KY McCravy PV ind; 1 Blacksburg VA Hale PV ind (5.65
pb); 1 New York NY Millrose PV ind; 1 American indoor PV ind; 1 Knoxville TN TennesseeR PV; 4 Des Moines IA DrakeR PV ind; 3 Des Moines IA DrakeR PV; 1
Bloomington IN ATL PV; 4 Beijing World Chall PV; 2 American PV; 4 Praha PV; 6 Paris Diamond PV; 7 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai PV; 1 Ried PV; 1 Linz Gugl PV; 1
Naimette-Xhovmont PV (5.80); 1 Zweibrcken PV (5.36); 1 Landau PV (5.83 pb)
9 WOJCIECHOWSKI Pawe POL 25y 76d 1989 5.75 5.91 -11
Pole vault World Champion 2011 / Pole vault European Silver Medalist 2014 / Pole vault World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008 / Pole vault European U23
Champion 2011 / 1 National Title
Pole vault pb 5.91 NR NUR Szczecin -11
h EJ 4x1 2007 (qual PV); 2 WJC PV 2008; 4 EICh PV 2011; 1 U23 ECh PV 2011; 1 WCH PV 2011; NH OLY PV 2012; 2 ECH PV 2014; 12 WICh PV 2014
In 2014: 3 Leverkusen PV ind; 1 Orlans PV ind; 4 Rouen PV ind; 9 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup PV ind; 4 Spaa PV ind; 5 Donetsk Stars PV ind; 2 indoor PV ind; 12
Sopot WC PV ind; 8 ary PV; Sopot PV; 8 Bydgoszcz EAF PV; 3 Szczecin Kusoc PV; 1 Gteborg Gteborg GP PV; 1 Pozna PV; Turku PNG PV; 2 Praha PV; 7
Paris Diamond PV; 1 Szkesfehrvr Gyulai PV; 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s PV; 1 Sopot Sido PV; 2= Szczecin NC PV (5.50); 5 Szczecin PV (5.50); 2 Zrich EC PV
(5.70)
10 LAVILLENIE Renaud FRA 27y 337d 1986 5.92 6.02 -13
Pole vault Olympic Champion 2012 / Pole vault World Indoor Champion 2012 / Pole vault World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / 2 World Championships
Bronzes 2009: PV 2011: PV / 3 European Golds 2010: PV 2012: PV 2014: PV / 3 European Indoor Golds 2009: PV 2011: PV 2013: PV / 8 National Titles
Pole vault pb 6.02 NR London -13 100 11.38 Talence -13 400 53.84 Talence -13 1500 5:14.19 Talence -13 110H 14.51 Franconville -10 HJ 1.87 Talence -13
LJ 7.37 Aix-les-Bains -12 SP 9.30 Talence -13 DT 30.02 Talence -13 JT 38.86 Talence -13 Dec 6676 Talence -13
10 U23 ECh PV 2007; 2 ECp-ind PV 2008; qual WICh PV 2008; 1 EICh PV 2009; 3 WCH PV 2009; 1 ECH PV 2010; qual WICh PV 2010; 1 EICh PV 2011; 3 WCH
PV 2011; 1 ECH PV 2012; 1 OLY PV 2012; 1 WICh PV 2012; 1 EICh PV 2013; 2 WCH PV 2013; 1 ECH PV 2014
In 2014: 1 Aubire PV ind; 1 Reno NV PV Summit PV ind; 1 Rouen PV ind (6.04 NR); 1 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup PV ind (6.08 NR); 1 Donetsk Stars PV ind (6.16 WR
pb); 1 Des Moines IA DrakeR PV ind; 1 Des Moines IA DrakeR PV; 1 Shanghai Diamond PV; 1 Eugene Diamond PV; 1 Hengelo FBKG PV; 1 Oslo Diamond PV; 1
Ostrava GSpike PV; 1 ETCh PV; 1 Lausanne Diamond PV; 1 Paris Diamond PV; 1 French PV (5.80); 1 London AnnivG PV (5.70); 1 Zrich EC PV (5.90)
Born in Barbezieux-Saint-Hilaire. Broke Bubka's world record, which had stood for 21 years, in February 2014 with his 10th career attempt at 6.16m. Made three
unsuccesful attempts in Paris (March 2011), London (July 2013) and Bydgoszcz (January 2014). Younger brother Valentin is a pole vaulter too (pb 5.70i -13).
Nickname Air Lavillenie. Father, Gilles, was a pole vaulter. Started pole vaulting at age 7. Has set up a pole vault runway at his back yard. Switched coaches after
2012 Olympic gold from Damien Innocencio to Phillipe Dencausse. Rode his motorbike at Le Mans 24-hour race in 2013. Likes to participate in decathlon after pole
vault season.
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WL 8.51 Greg Rutherford GBR 24 Apr
DLR 8.54 Mitchell Watt AUS Stockholm 2011
MR 8.59 Ivan Pedroso CUB 1997
Stockholm Biographical
Entrylist, Men
Long jump
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 GAISAH Ignisious NED 31y 32d 1983 8.09 8.43 -06
Long jump World Indoor Champion 2006 / 2 World Championships Silvers 2005: LJ 2013: LJ / Long jump 4th at World Championships 2003 / Long jump 6th at
Olympic Games 2004 / Long jump 7th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / Long jump 7th at World Indoor Championships 2010 / Long jump All Africa Games
Champion 2003 / 3 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.43 NR Roma -06
1 AAG LJ 2003; 4 WCH LJ 2003; 6 OLY LJ 2004; 2 WCH LJ 2005; 1 AfrC LJ 2006; 1 COM LJ 2006; 4 WCP LJ 2006; 1 WICh LJ 2006; qual AAG LJ 2007; DNS AfrC
LJ 2010; 3 COM LJ 2010; 7 WICh LJ 2010; 2 AAG LJ 2011; qual WCH LJ 2011; 3 AfrC LJ 2012; qual OLY LJ 2012; 7 WICh LJ 2012; 2 WCH LJ 2013; 6 ECH LJ
2014; qual WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 6 Stockholm XL Galan LJ ind; 7 Birmingham Sainsbury`s LJ ind; 1 indoor LJ ind; 3 Doha Diamond LJ; 4 Manchester CityG LJ; 1 Krommenie LJ; 3 Hengelo
FBKG LJ; 7 New York Diamond LJ; 7 ETCh LJ; 1 Mnchen LJ; 5 Bad Langensalza LJ; 10 Lausanne Diamond LJ; 4 Glasgow Sainsbury`s LJ; 1 Hilversum ArenaG LJ;
2 Monaco Diamond LJ (8.01); 1 Amsterdam NC LJ (7.75); 6 Zrich EC LJ (8.08)
Club P.A.C Rotterdam. From Ghana, moved to the Netherlands 2001 at age 18. Competed for Ghana until July 2013 when he got the Netherlands citizenship.
Wanted to represent Netherlands for better funding. Wants to become a coach in Netherlands after retiring.
2 DA SILVA Mauro BRA 27y 238d 1986 7.88 8.31 -13
2 World Indoor Titles 2012: LJ 2014: LJ / Long jump 5th at World Championships 2013 / Long jump 7th at Olympic Games 2012 / 3 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.31 So Paulo -13 100 10.40 So Paulo -07 200 21.02 So Paulo -07
qual OLY LJ 2008; 3 IbAmC LJ 2010; 7 OLY LJ 2012; 1 WICh LJ 2012; 1 SAmC LJ 2013; 5 WCH LJ 2013; 6 IbAmC LJ 2014; 1 WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 5 Birmingham Sainsbury`s LJ ind; 1 Pombal Club Ch LJ ind; 1 Sopot WC LJ ind (8.28 NR); 3 Santiago de Chile SAmG LJ; 4 So Paulo LJ (7.50); 6 So
Paulo IbAmC LJ (7.56); 1 Belm Caixa LJ (7.74)
Supporter of Corinthians football club. Plays cavaquinho (a small guitar). Played football as a youngster.
3 HARTFIELD Mike USA 24y 145d 1990 8.15 8.15 -13
Long jump pb 8.15 Austin TX -13 TJ 15.84 Tucson AZ -13
In 2014: 2 Albuquerque NM LJ ind; 2 Bordeaux LJ ind; 4 Albuquerque NM Classic LJ ind; 12 American indoor LJ ind; 2 Westwood CA Johnson/JJK LJ; 2 Kingston
Jam Inv LJ (8.17w pb); - Kingston Jam Inv LJ; 3 Baie Mahault LJ; 5 Beijing World Chall LJ; 3 American LJ; - American LJ; 9 Montreuil LJ; 2 Glasgow Sainsbury`s LJ; 2
Linz Gugl LJ (8.15); 6 Monaco Diamond LJ (7.88); 5 London AnnivG LJ (7.62)
From Manchester, Connecticut. Majored in sociology at Ohio State University.
4 WITTLOCK Alexander SWE 23y 89d 1991 7.72 7.72 -14
Long jump pb 7.72 Ume -14
In 2014: 1 rebro LJ ind (7.33 pb); 2 Monachil LJ ind; 3 Gteborg Folksam LJ; 6 Sollentuna Folksam LJ (7.07); 2 Bors Club Ch LJ (7.32); 2 Ume NC LJ (7.72 pb)
5 HALMELA Arttu FIN 22y 330d 1991 7.90 7.90 -14
Long jump pb 7.90 Espoo -14 100 10.62 Tampere -13 200 22.23 Mikkeli -12
h U23 ECh 4x1 2013 (qual LJ)
In 2014: 1 Turku 60 ind; 1 Lahti 60 ind; 1 Lahti 60 ind; 1 Lempl LJ ind; 2 Mustasaari BotniaG LJ ind; 2 Tampere v3Nat LJ ind; 3 Finnish indoor LJ ind; 1 Tampere
60 ind; 2 Ikaalinen 100; 1 Kurikka LJ; - Kurikka LJ; 1 Tampere 100; 5 Lahti Loiste LJ; 8 Turku PNG LJ; 2 Jms LJ; 1 Kokkola LJ; 2 Kuortane Loiste LJ; 2 Lapinlahti
SavoG LJ (7.87); 2 Finnish LJ (7.79); 1 Espoo LJ (7.90 pb)
6 MOKOENA Godfrey RSA 29y 168d 1985 8.02 8.50 -09
Long jump World Indoor Champion 2008 / Long jump Olympic Silver Medalist 2008 / Long jump World Championships Silver Medalist 2009 / Long jump World Indoor
Silver Medalist 2010 / Long jump 5th at World Championships 2007 / Long jump 5th at World Indoor Championships 2006 / Long jump 7th at World Championships
2013 / Long jump 7th at World Championships 2005 / Long jump 8th at Olympic Games 2012 / 10 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.50 AR Madrid -09 HJ 2.10 Debrecen -01 TJ 17.25 NR Durban -05
5 World Youth HJ 2001; 12 WJC LJ 2002; 3 AAG LJ 2003 (2 TJ); qual OLY TJ 2004; 2 WJC LJ 2004 (1 TJ); 7 WCH LJ 2005; 2 AfrC LJ 2006 (2 TJ); 4 COM LJ 2006
(2 TJ); 5 WICh LJ 2006; 3 AAG LJ 2007; 5 WCH LJ 2007; 2 OLY LJ 2008; 1 WICh LJ 2008; 2 WCH LJ 2009; 1 AfrC LJ 2010; 2 WICh LJ 2010; qual WCH LJ 2011; 8
OLY LJ 2012; 7 WCH LJ 2013; 2 AfrC LJ 2014 (1 TJ); 1 COM TJ 2014
In 2014: 2 Johannesburg TJ; 1 Pretoria NC TJ; 6 Doha Diamond LJ; 7 Marrakech Mohammed VI TJ; 7 Oslo Diamond TJ; 1 Lahti Loiste LJ; 1 Turku PNG LJ; 11 Bad
Langensalza LJ; 4 Madrid LJ; 1 COM TJ (17.20); 2 Marrakech AfrC LJ (8.02); 1 Marrakech AfrC TJ (17.03)
Born in Heidelberg. Full name "Godfrey Khotso Mokoena". Coached by Hansie Coetzee. Nickname "The Croc". Made a commercial in 2013 where he long jumps
over a creek crocodiles in Tongaat on Durban's North Coast. His obsession with all things crocodilian stems from his heritage. His surname "Mokoena" literally
translates to he who swears by a crocodile, in Sesotho and the animal is the collective identity for the clan. He also bares multiple crocodile tattoos on his body
including the words "Crocodile Bites".
7 Li Jinzhe CHN 24y 354d 1989 8.47 8.47 -14
Long jump World Indoor Silver Medalist 2014 / Long jump World Championships finalist 2013 / Long jump Asian Champion 2009 / 2 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.47 NR Bad Langensalza -14
1 EAsG LJ 2009; 2 NG LJ 2009; qual WCH LJ 2009; qual WICh LJ 2010; qual OLY LJ 2012; 1 NG LJ 2013; 12 WCH LJ 2013; 2 WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 4 Stockholm XL Galan LJ ind; 2 Birmingham Sainsbury`s LJ ind; 2 Sopot WC LJ ind (8.23 pb); 1 Beijing LJ; 2 Beijing World Chall LJ; 4 New York Diamond
LJ; - New York Diamond LJ; 1 Bad Langensalza LJ (8.47 NR pb); 3 Lausanne Diamond LJ (8.10); 1 Monaco Diamond LJ (8.09)
From Beijing. Started to train professionally in 2006. Wears a black glove without fingertips in his left hand.
8 VISSER Zarck RSA 24y 340d 1989 8.31 8.32 -13
Long jump African Champion 2014 / Long jump African Championships Silver Medallist 2012 / 3 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.32 Zrich -13 TJ 15.66A Pretoria -08
7 WSG LJ 2011; 2 AfrC LJ 2012; qual WCH LJ 2013; 1 AfrC LJ 2014; 2 COM LJ 2014; qual WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 8 Stockholm XL Galan LJ ind; 3 Tampere v3Nat LJ ind; 2 Tartu Kutman LJ ind; 1 Johannesburg LJ; 1 Pretoria NC LJ; 1 Stellenbosch LJ; 1 Pretoria Univ Ch
LJ; 5 Doha Diamond LJ; 4 Hengelo FBKG LJ; 2 Dessau Anhalt LJ; 3 Lahti Loiste LJ; 4 Turku PNG LJ; 3 Bad Langensalza LJ; 1 Kuortane Loiste LJ; 5 Madrid LJ; -
Madrid LJ (7.81); 2 COM LJ (8.12); 1 Marrakech AfrC LJ (8.08)
Studies Transportation Management at University of Johannesburg. Role model is Ivan Pedroso.
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DLR 8.54 Mitchell Watt AUS Stockholm 2011
MR 8.59 Ivan Pedroso CUB 1997
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Long jump
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
9 HENDERSON Jeffrey USA 25y 183d 1989 8.43 8.43 -14
1 National Title
Long jump pb 8.43 Sacramento CA -14 60 6.83 Daytona Beach FL -11 100 10.18A Pueblo CO -13 200 20.65A Pueblo CO -13
qual WICh LJ 2010; qual WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 4 Albuquerque NM LJ ind; 3 Seattle WA Wa Inv 60 ind; 2 Albuquerque NM Classic LJ ind; 4 American indoor LJ ind (8.06A pb); 1 Westwood CA
Johnson/JJK LJ; - Westwood CA Johnson/JJK LJ; 1 Walnut CA MSR LJ; 1 La Jolla CA Tritov Inv 100; 1 Baie Mahault LJ; 1 Ponce GP LJ; 3 Westwood CA Bush 100;
1 New York Diamond LJ; 1 American LJ (8.52w pb); - American LJ (8.43 pb); 1 Lausanne Diamond LJ (8.31); 1 La Chaux-de-Fonds Rsisprint LJ (8.10); 1 Glasgow
Sainsbury`s LJ (8.21)
Born in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Studied health and physical education in Stillman College, working on his masters degree now. Started off playing American
football and focused on track since he was 15. Hobby is drawing which helps him clear his mind. Says it kills him that his dad is 66 and he is only 60 tall.
10 TORNUS Michel SWE 28y 87d 1986 8.09 8.22 -12
Long jump World Indoor Bronze Medalist 2014 / Long jump European Indoor Silver Medalist 2013 / Long jump European Bronze Medalist 2012 / Long jump 4th at
Olympic Games 2012 / 15 National Titles
Long jump pb 8.22 NR Kuortane -12 100 10.71 Gteborg -11 TJ 15.90 Stockholm -12
4 EJ LJ 2005; 10 U23 ECh LJ 2007; qual EICh LJ 2009; qual WCH LJ 2009; 9 ECH LJ 2010; qual WICh LJ 2010; 7 EICh LJ 2011; qual WCH LJ 2011; 3 ECH LJ
2012; 4 OLY LJ 2012; qual WICh LJ 2012; 2 EICh LJ 2013; qual WCH LJ 2013; 5 ECH LJ 2014; 3 WICh LJ 2014
In 2014: 2 Stockholm XL Galan LJ ind; 1 indoor LJ ind; 3 Sopot WC LJ ind; 6 New York Diamond LJ; 5 ETCh LJ; - ETCh LJ; 1 Sollentuna Folksam LJ; 4 Lausanne
Diamond LJ; 1 Bors Club Ch LJ; 1 Karlstad Folksam LJ; 8 Monaco Diamond LJ; 1 Joensuu JoensuuG LJ (7.85); 1 Ume NC LJ (8.01); 5 Zrich EC LJ (8.09)
Full name Michel Trsor Komesha Tornus. From Botkyrka, a suburb of Stockholm. Started his athletics career being six years old. Club Hammarby IF. Coached by
Oscar Gidewall. Mother is Swedish and father from Kongo. Used to work at a youth center in Botkyrka. Has a yellow belt in taekwondo. Danced hiphop when he was
younger.
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DLR 22.41 Christian Cantwell USA Eugene 2010
MR 22.09 Christian Cantwell USA 2010
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Entrylist, Men
Shot
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 ARRHENIUS Leif SWE 28y 37d 1986 19.98 20.50 -13
Shot NCAA Indoor Champion 2011 / 5 National Titles
Shot pb 20.50 Hssleholm -13 SP5 19.43 Malm -03 DT1.5 62.28 Malm -03 DT1.75 60.14 Helsingborg -05 DT 64.46 Vxj -11 HT 62.77A Albuquerque NM -
10
qual WCH DT 2011; qual ECH SP 2012 (qual DT); qual EICh SP 2013; qual WCH SP 2013; qual ECH SP 2014
In 2014: 2 Provo UT Coll Inv DT ind; 2 Provo UT Coll Inv SP ind; 2 Provo UT Viking SP ind; 1 Stra Raka Spret SP ind; 2 Tampere v3Nat SP ind; 1 Gteborg
RdBl SP ind; 2 indoor SP ind; 3 indoor WT ind; 12 Chula Vista CA DT; 12 La Jolla CA Tritov Inv DT; 4 Irvine CA Scott DT; 1 Park City UT DT; 1 Gteborg Folksam
DT; 2 Gteborg Gteborg GP SP; 5 ETCh SP; 5 Sollentuna Folksam DT; 1 Bottnaryd SP; 5 Bottnaryd DT; 1 Viljandi Kalami SP; 5 Viljandi Kalami DT; 1 Bors Club
Ch SP; 1 Ume NC SP (19.98); 3 Ume NC DT (60.46); 2 Kbenhavn CoAG SP (19.23)
Older brother Niklas Arrhenius was US Collegiate Champion at discus throw in 2007 ... their father Anders was a shot putter and another brother Daniel has thrown
56.32.
2 VIVAS Borja ESP 30y 87d 1984 21.07 21.07 -14
Shot European Silver Medalist 2014 / 9 National Titles
Shot pb 21.07 Alcobendas -14 SP6 18.79 NJR Almera -03 DT 50.57 Mlaga -08
10 EJ SP6 2003; 6 IbAmC SP 2004; 8 MedG SP 2005; 8 U23 ECh SP 2005; 2 IbAmC SP 2006; 9 WSG SP 2007; qual EICh SP 2009; qual WCH SP 2009; 7 WSG
SP 2009; 10 ECH SP 2010; 4 IbAmC SP 2010; qual EICh SP 2011; qual WCH SP 2011; 7 ECH SP 2012; qual OLY SP 2012; qual WICh SP 2012; qual EICh SP
2013; 1 MedG SP 2013; qual WCH SP 2013; 2 ECH SP 2014; qual WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 1 Antequera SP ind; 1 Antequera SP ind; 1 Spanish indoor SP ind (20.51 pb); 6 Leiria ECp-w SP; 1 Andjar SP; 1 Cartagena Univ Ch SP; 1 Mlaga SP; 1
Salamanca Gil SP; 1 Mlaga SP; 4 ETCh SP; 1 Cceres SP; 1 Alcorcn SP; 1 Matar SP; 3 Madrid SP (20.11); 1 Spanish SP (21.07 pb); 2 Zrich EC SP (20.86)
His pb 20.30 is Andalucian record. Born in Mlaga. Club Atletismo Mlaga.
3 MAJEWSKI Tomasz POL 32y 356d 1981 21.04 21.95 -09
2 Olympic Golds 2008: SP 2012: SP / Shot World Championships Silver Medalist 2009 / 2 World Indoor Bronzes 2008: SP 2012: SP / Shot European Champion 2010
/ Shot European Indoor Champion 2009 / Shot European Bronze Medalist 2014 / Shot 4th at World Championships 2007 / Shot 4th at World Indoor Championships
2014 / Shot 4th at World Indoor Championships 2010 / Shot 4th at World Indoor Championships 2004 / Shot 6th at World Championships 2013 / 20 National Titles
Shot pb 21.95 NR Stockholm -09 SP5 24.88 Warszawa -11 SP6 23.15 Warszawa -11 SP8 19.75 Warszawa -11
4 U23 ECh SP 2003; 5 WSG SP 2003; qual OLY SP 2004; 4 WICh SP 2004; qual EICh SP 2005; 7 WCH SP 2005; 1 WSG SP 2005; 6 ECH SP 2006; 1 ECp-ind SP
2006; 6 WICh SP 2006; 4 WCH SP 2007; 1 OLY SP 2008; 3 WICh SP 2008; 1 EICh SP 2009; 2 WCH SP 2009; 1 ECH SP 2010; 4 WICh SP 2010; 8 WCH SP 2011;
1 OLY SP 2012; 3 WICh SP 2012; 6 WCH SP 2013; 3 ECH SP 2014; 4 WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 2 Dsseldorf PSD Bank SP ind; 2 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup SP ind; 4 Karlsruhe Weltklasse SP ind; 4 Boston MA New Balance SP ind; 1 indoor SP ind; 3
Praha Praha 2014 SP ind; 4 Sopot WC SP ind; 5 Shanghai Diamond SP; 5 Eugene Diamond SP; 2 Pock Orlen Cup SP; 2 Szczecin Kusoc SP; 2 Rehlingen Pfingst
SP; 5 Oslo Diamond SP; 1 Ostrava GSpike SP; 2 ETCh SP; 4 Paris Diamond SP; 5 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP; 2 Gotha SP; 1 Cetniewo Skolimowska SP (20.34); 1
Szczecin NC SP (20.29); 3 Zrich EC SP (20.83)
Born in Nasielsk. Nickname The Silent Giant. Hobbies include basketball (favourite team Detroit Pistons). Enjoys reading, favourite author Jacek Dukaj. Plays
"Heroes of Might and Magic" -computer game. Son Mikoaj with wife Ani.
4 WHITING Ryan USA 27y 270d 1986 21.31 22.28 -13
2 World Indoor Titles 2012: SP 2014: SP / Shot World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / Shot 6th at World Championships 2011 / Shot Olympic finalist 2012 /
Shot NCAA Champion 2010 / Shot NCAA Champion 2009 / Discus NCAA Champion 2010 / 4 National Titles
Shot pb 22.28 Doha -13 SP6 19.75 Windsor -05 DT1.75 61.40 Windsor -05 DT 61.11 Tempe AZ -08
6 WCH SP 2011; 9 OLY SP 2012; 1 WICh SP 2012; 2 WCH SP 2013; 1 WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 1 Bydgoszcz Pedro`s Cup SP ind; 2 Karlsruhe Weltklasse SP ind; 2 Boston MA New Balance SP ind; 1 American indoor SP ind (22.23A pb); 1 Sopot WC SP
ind; 4 Lawrence KS KansasR SP; 3 Shanghai Diamond SP; 5 Paris Diamond SP; 9 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP; 1 Madrid SP (20.91); 4 London AnnivG SP (20.41); 3
Chula Vista CA SP (20.24)
Son Charlie born June 4, 2013. Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University. Hobbies include training his South African Mastiff, knitting,
origami and exploring tunnels.
5 WALSH Tom NZL 22y 173d 1992 21.24 21.24 -14
Shot World Indoor Bronze Medalist 2014 / Shot, 5 kg 6th at World Youth Championships 2009 / 4 National Titles
Shot pb 21.24 Glasgow -14 SP5 20.21 NYR Timaru -09 SP6 20.56 Mannheim -11 DT1.5 53.63 Wellington -09 DT1.75 52.15 Sydney -11 DT 53.58
Christchurch -14
6 World Youth SP5 2009 (qual DT1.5); qual WJC SP6 2010; 2 COM SP 2014; 3 WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 1 Christchurch SP; 1 Christchurch DT (53.58 pb); 3 Sopot WC SP ind (21.26 =AR pb); 1 Melbourne World Chall SP; 1 Wellington NC SP; 6 Eugene Diamond
SP; 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP (21.23); 4 st Nad Labem SP (20.71); 2 COM SP (21.19)
Grew up on a farm outside of Timaru, New Zealand. Works three days a week as a builder in Christchurch. Father was a rugby player. Started throwing discus at age
7. Used to play hockey and cricket, even earned a scholarship to play cricket at Winchester College in Great Britain. Only fully committed to athletics two years ago.
6 CANTWELL Christian USA 33y 325d 1980 21.85 22.54 -04
Shot World Champion 2009 / 3 World Indoor Titles 2004: SP 2008: SP 2010: SP / Shot Olympic Silver Medalist 2008 / Shot World Championships Bronze Medalist
2011 / Shot 4th at Olympic Games 2012 / Shot 4th at World Championships 2005 / 7 National Titles
Shot pb 22.54 Gresham OR -04 SP5 22.81 Warszawa -11 SP6 22.71 Warszawa -11 SP8 20.27 Warszawa -11 DT 59.32 Columbia MO -01
1 WICh SP 2004; 4 WCH SP 2005; qual WICh SP 2006; 2 OLY SP 2008; 1 WICh SP 2008; 1 WCH SP 2009; 1 WICh SP 2010; 3 WCH SP 2011; 4 OLY SP 2012
In 2014: 1 Lawrence KS KansasR SP; 1 Kingston Jam Inv SP; 1 Tokyo Seiko SP; 1 Shanghai Diamond SP (21.73); 3 Eugene Diamond SP (21.38); 7 Oslo Diamond
SP (19.47)
122 competitions over 21 metres. Lives in Columbia, Missouri. Coached by Mike Riley. Married to Teri Steer (19.21 shot putter in 2001) and the couple have one child,
a son named Jackson Daniel.
7 RICHARDS O'Dayne JAM 25y 250d 1988 21.61 21.61 -14
Shot World University Games Champion 2011 / 2 National Titles
Shot pb 21.61 AR Glasgow -14 DT1.75 53.03 Kingston -07 DT 58.31 Kingston -12
1 CAC SP 2011; 1 WSG SP 2011 (qual DT); 1 CAC SP 2013; qual WCH SP 2013; 1 COM SP 2014; qual WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 1 Kingston SP; 1 Kingston SP; 2 Kingston DT; 2 Kingston UWI Inv SP; 1 Kingston Classic SP; 2 Kingston Jam Inv SP; 9 Shanghai Diamond SP; 1 Kingston
All-Comers SP; 1 Kingston All-Comers SP; 1 Jamaican SP (20.56); 2 Madrid SP (20.33); 1 COM SP (21.61 AR pb)
First 21-metre throw in May 2014. Club Mvp Track Club.
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Shot
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
8 HOFFA Reese USA 36y 317d 1977 21.67 22.43 -07
Shot World Champion 2007 / Shot World Indoor Champion 2006 / 2 World Indoor Silvers 2004: SP 2008: SP / Shot Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / Shot 4th at World
Championships 2013 / Shot 4th at World Championships 2011 / Shot 4th at World Championships 2009 / Shot 4th at World Indoor Championships 2012 / Shot 6th at
Olympic Games 2008 / 5 National Titles
Shot pb 22.43 London -07 SP5 25.20 Warszawa -12 HT 60.05 Athens GA -02
9 WSG SP 2001; 1 Pan-American Games SP 2003; NM WCH SP 2003; qual OLY SP 2004; 2 WICh SP 2004; 2 WCP SP 2006; 1 WICh SP 2006; 1 WCH SP 2007; 6
OLY SP 2008; 2 WICh SP 2008; 4 WCH SP 2009; 4 WCH SP 2011; 3 OLY SP 2012; 4 WICh SP 2012; 4 WCH SP 2013
In 2014: 1 Athens GA Towns SP; 3 Lawrence KS KansasR SP; 4 Kingston Jam Inv SP; 1 Tucson AZ Classic SP; 1 Eugene Diamond SP; 1 Pock Orlen Cup SP; 1
Szczecin Kusoc SP; 3 Oslo Diamond SP; 3 American SP; 2 Paris Diamond SP (21.38); 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP (21.67); 2 Chula Vista CA SP (20.68)
Hobbies include juggling, playing video games and golf. Coached by Don Babbitt. Was adopted at age 4. Became an orphan after accidentally setting his biological
mothers house on fire. Able to resolve Rubiks cube in 30 seconds. Played football, baseball and wrestled in high school in addition to track & field.
9 KOVACS Joe USA 25y 54d 1989 22.03 22.03 -14
1 National Title
Shot pb 22.03 Sacramento CA -14 SP5.44 18.75 Greensboro NC -07 DT1.62 53.44 Greensboro NC -07 DT 56.08 Columbus OH -11 HT 61.50 Auburn AL -11
NM WSG SP 2013
In 2014: 2 Albuquerque NM SP ind; 1 Seattle WA Wa Inv SP ind; 1 Boston MA New Balance SP ind; 3 American indoor SP ind (21.46A pb); 1 Chula Vista CA SP; 6
Kingston Jam Inv SP; 1 Eagle Rock CA Oxy Inv SP; 2 Shanghai Diamond SP; 2 Tucson AZ Classic SP; 2 Eugene Diamond SP; 1 Westwood CA Bush SP; 1 Oslo
Diamond SP; 1 American SP (22.03 pb); 8 Paris Diamond SP; 4 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP; 2 st Nad Labem SP (20.89); 2 London AnnivG SP (21.44); 5 Chula Vista
CA SP (19.40)
From Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He earned his undergraduate degree from Penn State in earth and mineral science in 2012. Lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
10 STORL David GER 24y 25d 1990 21.97 21.97 -14
2 World Titles 2011: SP 2013: SP / Shot Olympic Silver Medalist 2012 / 2 World Indoor Silvers 2012: SP 2014: SP / 2 European Golds 2012: SP 2014: SP / Shot
European Indoor Silver Medalist 2011 / Shot 6th at World Indoor Championships 2010 / Shot, 6 kg World Junior Champion 2008 / Shot, 5 kg World Youth Champion
2007 / Shot European U23 Champion 2011 / Shot, 6 kg European Junior Champion 2009 / 7 National Titles
Shot pb 21.97 London -14 SP5 21.40 Ostrava -07 SP6 22.73 WJR Osterode -09 DT1.5 57.91 Ulm -07 DT1.75 59.37 Neubrandenburg -09
1 World Youth SP5 2007; 1 WJC SP6 2008; 1 EJ SP6 2009; qual WCH SP 2009; 4 ECH SP 2010; 6 WICh SP 2010; 2 EICh SP 2011; 1 U23 ECh SP 2011; 1 WCH
SP 2011; 1 ECH SP 2012; 2 OLY SP 2012; 2 WICh SP 2012; 1 WCH SP 2013; 1 ECH SP 2014; 2 WICh SP 2014
In 2014: 1 Gammertingen SP ind; 1 Sanitz SP ind; 1 Dsseldorf PSD Bank SP ind; 1 Karlsruhe Weltklasse SP ind; 1 Rochlitz SP ind; 1 Leipzig MITGAS SP8.46 ind
(19.07 pb); 1 indoor SP ind; 1 Berlin ISTAF SP ind; 2 Sopot WC SP ind; 4 Shanghai Diamond SP; 1 Turnov Danek SP; 1 Rehlingen Pfingst SP; 2 Oslo Diamond SP;
1 ETCh SP; 1 Schnebeck Sole-Cup SP; 1 Paris Diamond SP; 2 Glasgow Sainsbury`s SP; 1 Biberach SP; 1 Gotha SP; 1 London AnnivG SP (21.97 pb); 1 Ulm NC
SP (21.87); 1 Zrich EC SP (21.41)
Born in Rochlitz. Club LAC Erdgas Chemnitz. Coached by Sven Lang. Hobbies include computer games and cars. Police officer.
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MR 89.78 Andreas Thorkildsen NOR 2006
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Javelin
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
1 ABDELRAHMAN Ihab EGY 25y 112d 1989 89.21 89.21 -14
Javelin 7th at World Championships 2013 / Javelin World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2008 / Javelin African Champion 2010 / Javelin African
Championships Silver Medallist 2014 / 3 National Titles
Javelin pb 89.21 AR Shanghai -14
2 PanArG JT 2007; 2 WJC JT 2008; 5 MedG JT 2009; 12 WSG JT 2009; 1 AfrC JT 2010; 5 AAG JT 2011; qual WCH JT 2011; qual WSG JT 2011; 5 AfrC JT 2012;
qual OLY JT 2012; 2 MedG JT 2013; 7 WCH JT 2013; 12 WSG JT 2013; 2 AfrC JT 2014
In 2014: 2 Tokyo Seiko JT; 1 Shanghai Diamond JT (89.21 AR pb); 10 Beijing World Chall JT; 7 Oslo Diamond JT; 3 Turku PNG JT; 1 Paris Diamond JT; 1 Kuortane
Loiste JT; 1 Lapinlahti SavoG JT (84.04); 2 Joensuu JoensuuG JT (81.15); 2 Marrakech AfrC JT (83.59)
2nd best Egyptian performance in World Championships history in Moscow with 7th place. National record holder since 2010.
2 MANNIO Ari FIN 27y 29d 1987 83.70 85.70 -09
Javelin European Bronze Medalist 2012 / Javelin Olympic finalist 2012 / Javelin World Junior Championships Silver Medallist 2006 / Javelin European U23 Champion
2009 / Javelin European Junior Championships Bronze Medallist 2005 / Javelin 6th at World Junior Championships 2004 / 1 National Title
Javelin pb 85.70 Leppvirta -09 JT700 80.22 Lehtimki -04
6 WJC JT 2004; 3 EJ JT 2005; 2 WJC JT 2006; 4 U23 ECh JT 2007; 1 U23 ECh JT 2009; qual WCH JT 2011; 3 ECH JT 2012; 11 OLY JT 2012
In 2014: 1 Halle Werfertage JT; 1 Orimattila JT; 8 Oslo Diamond JT; 3 Lahti Loiste JT; 1 Saarijrvi JT; 5 Turku PNG JT; 3 Pihtipudas karn JT; 3 Kuortane Loiste JT; 2
Lapinlahti SavoG JT (83.70); 3 Finnish JT (80.00); 1 Espoo JT (81.25)
From Alajrvi, born in Lehtimki. Club Lehtimen Jyske. Coached by Tapio Mannio (father). Idol Jan elezn. Hobbies include ice hockey.
3 HOFMANN Andreas GER 22y 248d 1991 86.13 86.13 -14
Javelin European Junior Champion 2009
Javelin pb 86.13 Braunschweig -14 JT700 74.15 Ludwigsburg -08
1 EJ JT 2009; 9 ECH JT 2014
In 2014: 1 Mannheim JT; 3 Halle Werfertage JT; 1 Dessau Anhalt JT; 1 ETCh JT (86.13 pb); 4 Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT (83.97); 3 Ulm NC JT (79.35); 9 Zrich EC JT
(77.42)
4 WALCOTT Keshorn TTO 21y 141d 1993 85.28 85.28 -14
Javelin Olympic Champion 2012 / Javelin World Junior Champion 2012 / 1 National Title
Javelin pb 85.28 NR Glasgow -14 JT700 66.72 Bressanone -09
qual World Youth JT700 2009; qual WJC JT 2010; 4 CAC JT 2011; 7 Pan-American Games JT 2011; 1 OLY JT 2012; 1 WJC JT 2012; qual WCH JT 2013; 2 COM JT
2014
In 2014: 1 Port of Spain TwilightG JT; 7 Shanghai Diamond JT; 1 Beijing World Chall JT; 7 Eugene Diamond JT; 6 Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT (79.62); 1 Sopot Sido JT
(82.90); 2 COM JT (82.67)
The reigning Olympic champion, but only six competitions over 80 metres. Has trained in Cuba early in 2013 and is coached by Cuban Ismael Lopez. Older brother
Elton is a triple jumper (16.43 NJR/16.51w -11).
5 YEGO Julius KEN 25y 229d 1989 84.72 85.40 -13
Javelin 4th at World Championships 2013 / Javelin Olympic finalist 2012 / Javelin All Africa Games Champion 2011 / Javelin African Champion 2014 / Javelin African
Champion 2012 / 6 National Titles
Javelin pb 85.40 NR Moskva -13
3 AfrC JT 2010; 7 COM JT 2010; 1 AAG JT 2011; 1 AfrC JT 2012; 12 OLY JT 2012; 4 WCH JT 2013; 1 AfrC JT 2014; 1 COM JT 2014
In 2014: 3 Tokyo Seiko JT; 4 Shanghai Diamond JT; 4 Beijing World Chall JT; 1 Kenyan JT; 2 Oslo Diamond JT; 2 Lahti Loiste JT; 10 Paris Diamond JT (71.06); 1
COM JT (83.87); 1 Marrakech AfrC JT (84.72)
Police Officer. The first Kenyan to reach a field event final at the Olympics (London 2012). The first Kenyan to reach a field event final at World Championships in
Moscow 2013. There held the bronze medal position until the last round, finishing in fourth place. Coached by Petteri Piironen (FIN pb 76.38 -95).
6 VESEL Vtzslav CZE 31y 175d 1983 87.38 88.34 -12
Javelin World Champion 2013 / Javelin European Champion 2012 / Javelin European Silver Medalist 2014 / Javelin 4th at Olympic Games 2012 / Javelin 4th at World
Championships 2011 / Javelin Olympic finalist 2008 / 4 National Titles
Javelin pb 88.34 London -12
9 WJC JT 2002; 12 OLY JT 2008; qual WCH JT 2009; 9 ECH JT 2010; 4 WCH JT 2011; 1 ECH JT 2012; 4 OLY JT 2012; 1 WCH JT 2013; 2 ECH JT 2014
In 2014: 3 Shanghai Diamond JT; 1 Eugene Diamond JT; 3 Oslo Diamond JT; 1 Ostrava GSpike JT; 5 Paris Diamond JT; 2 Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT (85.23); 2
Karlstad Folksam JT (81.36); 2 Zrich EC JT (84.79)
Coached by World record holder (98.48 -96) Jan elezn. Club TJ Dukla Praha. Hobbies include reading and fishing.
7 PITKMKI Tero FIN 31y 245d 1982 86.63 91.53 -05
Javelin World Champion 2007 / Javelin World Championships Silver Medalist 2013 / Javelin Olympic Bronze Medalist 2008 / Javelin European Silver Medalist 2006 /
2 European Bronzes 2010: JT 2014: JT / Javelin 4th at World Championships 2005 / Javelin 5th at Olympic Games 2012 / Javelin 5th at World Championships 2009 /
Javelin 8th at Olympic Games 2004 / Javelin European U23 Championships Bronze Medallist 2003 / 6 National Titles
Javelin pb 91.53 Kuortane -05
qual WJC JT 2000; 5 EJ JT 2001; 3 U23 ECh JT 2003; 8 OLY JT 2004; 4 WCH JT 2005; 2 ECH JT 2006; 1 WCH JT 2007; 3 OLY JT 2008; 5 WCH JT 2009; 3 ECH
JT 2010; qual WCH JT 2011; 11 ECH JT 2012; 5 OLY JT 2012; 2 WCH JT 2013; 3 ECH JT 2014
In 2014: 6 Shanghai Diamond JT; 1 Lappeenranta Marski JT; 1 Oslo Diamond JT; 1 Lahti Loiste JT; 1 Turku PNG JT; 1 Pihtipudas karn JT; 2 Paris Diamond JT
(86.63); 3 Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT (84.95); 3 Zrich EC JT (84.40)
Coached by Jan elezn and Hannu Kangas. Girlfriend is heptathlete Niina Kelo, who has won 23 Finnish titles. Electrical engineer from Vaasa University of Applied
Sciences (2006).
8 RHLER Thomas GER 22y 325d 1991 86.99 86.99 -14
Javelin European U23 Championships Bronze Medallist 2013 / 3 National Titles
Javelin pb 86.99 Glasgow -14
9 WJC JT 2010; 7 U23 ECh JT 2011; qual ECH JT 2012; 3 U23 ECh JT 2013; qual WCH JT 2013; 12 ECH JT 2014
In 2014: 2 Leiria ECp-w JT; 2 Halle Werfertage JT; 5 Eugene Diamond JT; 5 Oslo Diamond JT; 4 Turku PNG JT; 3 Paris Diamond JT; 1 Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT
(86.99 pb); 1 Jena JT (81.75); 1 Ulm NC JT (84.28); 12 Zrich EC JT (70.31)
Born in Jena, Germany. Started as a jumper at age 7, and moved to javelin when he was 18. Studies at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena.
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Javelin
Age (Days) Year SB PB Lane
9 RUUSKANEN Antti FIN 30y 181d 1984 88.01 88.01 -14
Javelin Olympic Bronze Medalist 2012 / Javelin European Champion 2014 / Javelin 5th at World Championships 2013 / Javelin 6th at World Championships 2009 /
Javelin World Championships finalist 2011 / Javelin European U23 Championships Silver Medallist 2005 / Javelin European Junior Championships Bronze Medallist
2003 / 2 National Titles
Javelin pb 88.01 Zrich -14
3 EJ JT 2003; 2 U23 ECh JT 2005; 6 WCH JT 2009; 9 WCH JT 2011; 3 OLY JT 2012; 5 WCH JT 2013; 1 ECH JT 2014
In 2014: 8 Shanghai Diamond JT; 2 Orimattila JT; 2 Lappeenranta Marski JT; 4 Oslo Diamond JT; 4 Ostrava GSpike JT; 1 Tallinn ETC-1 JT; 2 Turku PNG JT; 5
Glasgow Sainsbury`s JT; 3 Lapinlahti SavoG JT (82.35); 1 Finnish JT (83.70); 1 Zrich EC JT (88.01 pb)
From Pielavesi, Eastern Finland. Coached by former World champion (1999) Aki Parviainen (93.09 NR -99).
Mark Butler (mbutler@worldscope.eu) Mirko Jalava (mirko@tilastopaja.fi) www.tilastopaja.org 2014 Page 18