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LAVILLENIE DONATES 2011 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS UNIFORM AND SPIKES TO IAAF HERITAGE COLLECTION

France’s Renaud Lavillenie, the world record-holder for the men’s pole vault, is the latest star to donate significant competition items to the IAAF Heritage Collection. IAAF Heritage, which aims to preserve and savour artefacts from the best athletics moments to help promote the sport and engage with fans, was publicly launched at…

Mark set on same day as marathon record

France’s Kevin Mayer made up for recent disappointments in spectacular style when he set a decathlon world record of 9,126 points at the Decastar event in Talence, France on Sunday. World champion and Olympic silver medallist Mayer surpassed American Ashton Eaton’s 9,045 total at the 2015 world championships in Beijing.…