HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff

picture info

Meeting Grand Prix IAAF De Dakar
The Meeting Grand Prix IAAF
IAAF
de Dakar
Dakar
is a track and field competition at the Léopold Sédar Senghor
Léopold Sédar Senghor
Stadium in Dakar, Senegal
Senegal
as part of the IAAF
IAAF
World Challenge Meetings. It was first organized in 2003 as Meeting International d'Athletisme de la Ville de Dakar. From 2006 to 2009 the IAAF
IAAF
classified the Meeting Grand Prix IAAF
IAAF
de Dakar
Dakar
among IAAF Grand Prix
IAAF Grand Prix
meetings
[...More...]

picture info

Dakar
Dakar
Dakar
(English: /dɑːˈkɑːr, ˈdækər/;[4][5] French: [dakaʁ])[6] is the capital and largest city of Senegal. It is located on the Cap-Vert
Cap-Vert
peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city in the Old World
Old World
as well as on the African mainland. The city of Dakar
Dakar
proper has a population of 1,030,594, whereas the population of the Dakar
Dakar
metropolitan area is estimated at 2.45 million.[7] The area around Dakar
Dakar
was settled in the 15th century. The Portuguese established a presence on the island of Gorée
Gorée
off the coast of Cap-Vert
Cap-Vert
and used it as a base for the Atlantic slave trade. France took over the island in 1677
[...More...]

Randy Lewis (athlete)
Randy Lewis (born 15 November 1978) is a Grenadian athlete competing in the triple jump. He represented Grenada
Grenada
at the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics, and has also competed at World Championship level indoors and outdoors. He won the bronze medal at the 2008 IAAF World Athletics Final. His personal best jump is 17.49 metres, achieved in May 2008 in São Paulo. This is the current Grenadian record.[1] Lewis attended Wichita State University
Wichita State University
where he is in the Hall of Fame for Track and Field
[...More...]

picture info

Russia
Coordinates: 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90Russian Federation Росси́йская Федерaция (Russian) Rossiyskaya FederatsiyaFlagCoat of armsAnthem:  "Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii"  (transliteration) "State Anthem of the Russian Federation"Location of Russia
Russia
(green) Russian-administered Crimea
[...More...]

picture info

Pole Vault
Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long, flexible pole (which today is usually made either of fiberglass or carbon fiber) as an aid to jump over a bar. Pole jumping competitions were known to the ancient Greeks, Cretans and Celts. It has been a full medal event at the Olympic Games
Olympic Games
since 1896 for men and 2000 for women. It is typically classified as one of the four major jumping events in athletics, alongside the high jump, long jump and triple jump. It is unusual among track and field sports in that it requires a significant amount of specialised equipment in order to participate, even at a basic level
[...More...]

picture info

Denis Yurchenko
Denys Sergiyovich Yurchenko (Ukrainian: Денис Сергійович Юрченко) (born January 27, 1978 in Donetsk) is a Ukrainian pole vaulter with three medals in Indoor Athletics Championships.Contents1 Career 2 Competition record 3 References 4 External linksCareer[edit] At the 2000 Summer Olympics he suffered a mishap with a vaulting pole. He also initially won the bronze medal in the men's pole vault event at the 2008 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics
in Beijing.[1] On 17 November 2016, the
[...More...]

picture info

Ukraine
42,418,235 [4] (32nd)• 2001 census48,457,102[3]• Density73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th)GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate• Total$366 billion[5] (50th)• Per capita$8,656[5] (114th)GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate• Total$104 billion[5] (62nd)• Per capita$2,459[5] (132nd)Gini (2015)  25.5[6] low · 18thHDI (2015)  0.743[7] high · 84thCurrency Ukrainian hryvnia
Ukrainian hryvnia
(UAH)Time zone EET (UTC+2[8])• Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)Drives on the rightCalling code +380 ISO 3166 code UA Internet
Internet
TLD.ua .укрAn independence referendum was held on 1 December, after which Ukrainian independence was finalized on 26 December.This article contains Cyrillic text
[...More...]

picture info

Jurij Rovan
Jurij Rovan
Jurij Rovan
(born 23 January 1975) is a Slovenian pole vaulter. He competed at the 2002 European Indoor Championships, the 2002 European Championships, the 2004 Olympic Games, the 2005 World Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final round.[1] His personal best jump is 5.61 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Zagreb.[1] Competition record[edit]Year Competition Venue Position NotesRepresenting  Slovenia1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 8th 5.10 m1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan – NM1997 Mediterranean Games Bari, Italy 8th
[...More...]

picture info

Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°07′N 14°49′E / 46.117°N 14.817°E / 46.117; 14.817 Republic
Republic
of SloveniaRepublika Slovenija  (Slovene) Flag Coat of arms Anthem: Zdravljica (English: "A Toast")[i]Location of Slovenia (dark green)– in Europe (green & dark grey)– in the European Union (green)Capitaland largest cityLjubljana46°03′N 14°30′E / 46.050°N 14.500°E / 46.050; 14.500Official languagesSlovene[ii]Ethnic gr
[...More...]

picture info

Long Jump
The long jump (historically called the broad jump) is a track and field event in which athletes combine speed, strength and agility in an attempt to leap as far as possible from a take off point. Along with the triple jump, the two events that measure jumping for distance as a group are referred to as the "horizontal jumps"
[...More...]

Ndiss Kaba Badji
Ndiss Kaba Badji (born 21 September 1983) is a Senegalese athlete who competes in the long jump and triple jump. He is the Senegalese record holder for triple jump, with 17.07 metres achieved when he won the 2008 African Championships. He has a personal best long jump of 8.32 metres, achieved in October 2009 in Beirut, helping him to win the silver medal at the 2009 Jeux de la Francophonie.Contents1 Early career 2 International career2.1 Breakthrough and fall 2.2 Return3 Competition record 4 ReferencesEarly career[edit] Badji won a silver medal at the African Junior Championships in 2001.[1] He then competed at the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica. Here, he finished ninth in the triple jump
[...More...]

picture info

Triple Jump
The triple jump, sometimes referred to as the hop, step and jump or the hop, skip and jump, is a track and field event, similar to the long jump. As a group, the two events are referred to as the "horizontal jumps." The competitor runs down the track and performs a hop, a bound and then a jump into the sand pit
[...More...]

picture info

Shot Put
The shot put (pronounced /ˈʃɒt pʊt/) is a track and field event involving "throwing"/"putting" (throwing in a pushing motion) a heavy spherical object—the shot—as far as possible
[...More...]

picture info

United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
We Trust"[1][a] .mw-parser-ou
[...More...]

picture info

Christian Cantwell
Christian Cantwell
Christian Cantwell
(born September 30, 1980 in Jefferson City, Missouri) is a World Champion American shot putter. In his most recent appearance, he placed 4th in the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Personal 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit] Cantwell's personal best throw is 22.54 metres, or 73 ft 11½ in, set in Gresham, Oregon
Gresham, Oregon
on June 5, 2004. His best outdoor season to date was 2006, in which he had 8 of the 10 longest throws in the year.[2] He was born in Jefferson City, Missouri
Jefferson City, Missouri
and attended Eldon High School in Eldon
[...More...]

picture info

Discus Throw
The discus throw ( pronunciation) is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors. It is an ancient sport, as demonstrated by the fifth-century-BC Myron
Myron
statue, Discobolus
[...More...]

.