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News Archive

Times they are a changing! El Guerrouj and Guevara defeated on a dramatic night in Rome

The 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


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).