Times they are a changing! El Guerrouj and Guevara defeated on a dramatic night in Rome
2004-07-02The win streaks of two of the world’s greatest athletes came to a close this evening, as quadruple World 1500m champion Hicham El Guerrouj, and Ana Guevara, the women’s World 400m gold medallist were dealt crushing defeats at the MGK-Vis Golden Gala, in the Italian capital’s Olympic stadium.
Five still in the hunt Continuing the hunt for the $1 million TDK Golden League Jackpot tonight were seven of the 12 Bergen meet winners, and of these five were successful - Tonique Williams-Darling (400m) and Hestrie Cloete (High Jump) in the women’s events, and in the men’s Virgilijus Alekna (Discus), Christian Olsson (Triple Jump), and Felix Sanchez (400m Hurdles). Ending their challenge was Yuriy Borzakovskiy (800m) and Bernard Lagat (1500m).
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