|The record relays
A world record is always a special event and when this is the result of teamwork,
in a sport which is noted for its individualism, it becomes exceptional. More...
Message to the athletes
These World Championships have been the greatest ever. I warmly congratulate all the
Double golds for Szabo and
Gebrselassie and 2 world record relays in Maebashi
Ed Gordon for the IAAF
7 March 1999, Maebashi -The 7th
IAAF World Indoor Championships came to a close on Sunday as Haile Gebreselassie of
Ethiopia and Gabriela Szabo of Romania each scored double wins in the 1500 and 3000 metres
during the three-day program. More...
finish to longest day
Steven Downes reports for the IAAF
7 March 1998, Maebashi. The
longest-lasting event of the seventh IAAF World Indoor Championships nonetheless provided
one of the closest and most exciting of finishes.More...