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>Ashton Eaton’s heptathlon world record was the Performance of the Week. The indoor version of the multi-event favors him; he’s strongest in the running and jumping events and weakest in the throws. He’s still got some improvement to do if … Continue reading

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>Valerie Vili earns the Performance of the Week award for her 20.57 put at the Sydney Track Classic. It beat her own meet record by nearly half a meter, and approached the Australia all-comers record of 20.69 set by WR … Continue reading

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>The Performance of the Week honors go to Aniysa Kirdyapkina for her 1:25:11 20k walk at the Russian Championships in Sochi. It ties her for third on the all-time list. Two more sub-1:26 times were recorded behind her, making the … Continue reading

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>Weekly Awards

> The performance of the week award goes to Nadzeya Ostapchuk for her 21.70 meter (71’ 2¼”) shot put at the Belarus Indoor Championships. It’s not just the best performance of the week, it’s by far the best performance of … Continue reading

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>The performance of the week is a tie between LaVerne Jones-Ferrette for her 6.97 60 meters in Stuttgart on Saturday, and Blanka Vlašic for her 6’ 9” (2.06 m) high jump in Arnstadt on the same day. Jones-Ferrette ran the … Continue reading

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>Performance of the week honors goes to Christian Cantwell for his big 72′ 1/2″ (21.95m) shot put at the Millrose Games. The big Missourian’s two meets have netted him two of the three awards given so far this year. A … Continue reading

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>The performance of the week happened earlier today when Ivan Ukhov cleared 7′ 9 1/4″ (2.37m) at the first leg of the Moravia High Jump Tour. Ukhov is best known for his discovery a few years ago at Lausanne that … Continue reading

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>A new feature here that I hope to keep going: performance of the week and competition of the week. These are objective rather than subjective awards. I use some performance tables I’ve developed for my World Rankings. This week’s award … Continue reading

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