Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria

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Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria
Athens Final 2007.jpg
The host stadium – Spiros Louis Stadium
Date June-July
Location Athens, Greece Greece
Event type Track and field
Established 1963
Official site Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria

The Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria is an annual athletics event at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, Greece as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings. It was first organized in 1963, held at the Panathinaiko Stadium. Its name honours Kostas Tsiklitiras, who won four olympic medals at the 1908 and 1912 Olympic Games in Standing long jump.

History[edit]

From 2003 to 2009 IAAF classified the Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria among IAAF Grand Prix meetings.

World records[edit]

Over the course of its history, one world record have been set at the Athens Grand Prix Tsiklitiria.

Year Event Record Athlete Nationality
2005 100 m 9.77 (+1.6 m/s) Asafa Powell  Jamaica

Meeting Records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 9.77 (+1.6 m/s) Asafa Powell  Jamaica 14 June 2005 [1]
200 m 19.67 (-0.5 m/s) Usain Bolt  Jamaica 13 July 2008 [2]
400 m 44.54 LaShawn Merritt  United States 13 July 2009 [3]
800 m 1:43.42 Yuriy Borzakovskiy  Russia 2006
1000 m 2:15.53 Noah Ngeny  Kenya 2000
1500 m 3:30.27 Daniel Komen Kipchirchir  Kenya 2006
3000 m 7:31.96 Daniel Komen Kipchirchir  Kenya 2000
5000 m 12:59.34 Sammy Kipketer  Kenya 2001
110 m hurdles 13.04 Dayron Robles  Cuba 13 July 2008
400 m hurdles 48.00 Bershawn Jackson  United States 2006
3000 m steeplechase 7:56.32 Saif Saaeed Shaheen  Qatar 2006
High jump 2.37 m Stefan Holm  Sweden 13 July 2008 [4]
Pole vault 6.05 m Maksim Tarasov  Russia 1999
Long jump 8.44 m Dwight Phillips  United States 2003
8.44 m (+0.2 m/s) Louis Tsatoumas  Greece 13 July 2008
Triple jump 17.52 m (+0.9 m/s) Marian Oprea  Romania 14 June 2005
Shot put 21.27 m Al Feuerbach  United States 1974
Discus throw 70.43 m Virgilijus Alekna  Lithuania 2 July 2007
Hammer throw 81.71 m Andriy Skvaruk  Ukraine 2002
Javelin throw 89.93 m Sergey Makarov  Russia 1999
4x100 m relay 39.17 Team Greece  Greece 14 June 2005

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Nationality Date Ref
100 m 10.92 Ekaterini Thanou  Greece 1999
10.92 (0.0 m/s) Veronica Campbell-Brown  Jamaica 13 July 2008
200 m 22.10 Inger Miller  United States 1999
400 m 49.59 Katharine Merry  United Kingdom 2001
800 m 1:57.70 Larisa Mikhaylova  Russia 1999
1500 m 3:56.74 Yelena Soboleva  Russia 2006
3000 m 8:33.07 Dong Yanmei  China 2000
5000 m 15:30.06 Merima Denboba  Ethiopia 1998
100 m hurdles 12.63 Glory Alozie  Spain 2002
400 m hurdles 53.02 Lashinda Demus  United States 2006
3000 m steeplechase 9:01.59 Gulnara Samitova  Russia 2004
High jump 2.00 m Kajsa Bergqvist  Sweden 2006
Pole vault 4.88 m Svetlana Feofanova  Russia 2004
Long jump 7.03 m Fiona May  Italy 1998
Triple jump 15.34 m (-0.5 m/s) Tatyana Lebedeva  Russia 2004
Shot put 19.68 m Nadezhda Ostapchuk  Belarus 13 July 2009 [5]
Discus throw 68.31 m Nicoleta Grasu  Romania 2001
Javelin throw 67.99 m Osleidys Menendez  Cuba 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ "100 Metres Results". www.tsiklititia.org. 2005-06-14. Retrieved 2010-02-23. [dead link]
  2. ^ "200 Metres Results". www.tsiklititia.org. 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2009-09-06. [dead link]
  3. ^ "400 Metres Results". www.tsiklititia.org. 2009-07-13. Retrieved 2009-09-06. [dead link]
  4. ^ "High Jump Results". www.tsiklititia.org. 2008-07-13. Retrieved 2009-09-06. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Shot Put Results". www.tsiklititia.org. 2009-07-13. Retrieved 2009-09-06. [dead link]

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