European Athletics News

Giorgi sets a European record of 4:04:50 on her 50km debut in Alytus

Eleonora Giorgi broke the European record on her 50km race walk debut at the European Race Walking Cup in Alytus The Italian removed the mark of 4:05:56 set by Portugal’s Ines Henriques that was originally a world best to win in 4:04:50, and did it the hard way.

Eleonora Giorgi

Diniz smashes 50km championship record on his comeback race in Alytus

Yohann Diniz proved he was a worthy champion again when he walked solo - this time to a championship record at the European Race Walking Cup in Alytus, Lithuania on Sunday (19).

Yohann Diniz

Thiam returns from injury with a 200m lifetime best in the build-up to Talence

Nafissatou Thiam might not be defending her crown in Gotzis this weekend but she has nonetheless sent out an impressive message of intent in this IAAF World Championship year. 

Belgium's Olympic, world and European champion was forced to miss the winter’s major events after suffering from a calf injury during a training camp in South Africa but she is expected to return to heptathlon action in Talence at the end of June.

Nafi Thiam