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IAAF Golden Events

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The IAAF Golden Events were a sporadic series of twelve athletics events organised by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) from 1978 to 1982. [1]

66 relations: Allan Wells, Antero Puranen, Arto Härkönen, Athens, Barry Smith (runner), Berlin, Bill McChesney (athlete), Bislett Games, Brendan Foster, British Grand Prix (athletics), Brussels, Budapest, Citizen Watch, Craig Masback, Dubai, Ferenc Paragi, Francis Gonzalez, Gateshead, Geoff Smith (runner), Graham Williamson (athlete), Greg Meyer, IAAF Diamond League, IAAF Golden League, IAAF Grand Prix, IAAF World Championships in Athletics, International Association of Athletics Federations, ISTAF Berlin, James Gilkes, James Sanford (athlete), Javelin throw, John Walker (runner), Léon Schots, London, London Grand Prix, Long-distance running, Marathon, Mariusz Klimczyk, Mel Lattany, Memorial Van Damme, Mike Boit, Mike McLeod, Mile run, Mile run world record progression, Nice, Nick Rose, Oslo, Philippe Houvion, Pole vault, Prague, Rodolfo Gómez, ..., Sebastian Coe, Serge Ferreira, Sport of athletics, Sprint (running), Steve Ovett, Steve Scott (athlete), Tokyo, Tolossa Kotu, Track and field, Vladimir Kotov, Weltklasse Zürich, Zürich, 10,000 metres, 100 metres, 200 metres, 5000 metres. Expand index (16 more) »

Allan Wells

Allan Wipper Wells MBE (born 3 May 1952) is a former British track and field sprinter who became the 100 metres Olympic champion at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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Antero Puranen

Antero Puranen is a Finnish Olympic javelin thrower.

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Arto Härkönen

Arto Kalevi Härkönen (born 31 January 1959 in Helsinki) is a retired Finnish javelin thrower.

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Athens

Athens (Αθήνα, Athína; Ἀθῆναι, Athênai) is the capital and largest city of Greece.

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Barry Smith (runner)

Barry Smith (born 16 April 1953 in London) is a British former long-distance runner.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bill McChesney (athlete)

Bill McChesney, Jr. (January 8, 1959 - October 29, 1992) was an American long-distance runner from Eugene, Oregon.

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Bislett Games

The Bislett Games is an annual track and field meeting at the Bislett Stadium in Oslo, Norway.

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Brendan Foster

Brendan Foster CBE (born 12 January 1948) is a British former long-distance runner who founded the Great North Run.

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British Grand Prix (athletics)

The Birmingham Grand Prix, formerly known as the British Grand Pix, is an annual athletics meeting.

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Brussels

Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.

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Budapest

Budapest is the capital and the most populous city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union.

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Citizen Watch

is the core company of a Japanese global corporate group based in Tokyo.

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Craig Masback

Craig Alford Masback (born 31 March 1955) is a retired American middle distance runner who specialized in the mile and 1500 meters, recording 30 sub-four-minute miles, including a best of 3:52.02, winning the U.S. Indoor Championships at the mile distance in 1980, establishing an American record at 2000 meters in 1982, and representing the United States 10 times in international competition between 1976 and 1985.

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Dubai

Dubai (دبي) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Ferenc Paragi

Ferenc Paragi (21 August 1953 – 21 April 2016) was a Hungarian athlete who, on 23 April 1980 established a world record of 96.72 meters in the javelin throw, eclipsing the global standard set by fellow countryman Miklós Németh at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

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Francis Gonzalez

Francis Gonzalez (born 6 February 1952 in Bordeaux) is a retired French middle- and long-distance runner.

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Gateshead

Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear, England, on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Geoff Smith (runner)

Geoffrey ("Geoff") Smith (born 24 October 1953) is a British long-distance runner who won the Boston Marathon in both 1984 and 1985.

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Graham Williamson (athlete)

Graham Williamson (born 15 June 1960) is a retired Scottish athlete who competed mainly in the 1500 metres.

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Greg Meyer

Greg Meyer (born September 18, 1955) is an American long-distance runner.

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IAAF Diamond League

The IAAF Diamond League is an annual series of elite track and field athletic competitions.

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IAAF Golden League

The IAAF Golden League was an annual series of track and field meetings organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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IAAF Grand Prix

The IAAF Grand Prix was an annual global circuit of fourteen one day athletics competitions as part of the IAAF World Athletics Tour organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) from 2005 to 2009.

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IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

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International Association of Athletics Federations

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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ISTAF Berlin

The Internationales Stadionfest (ISTAF) is an annual track and field athletics meet at the Olympiastadion in Berlin, Germany.

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James Gilkes

James Gilkes (born 21 September 1952) is a former sprinter from Guyana who specialised in the 200 metres.

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James Sanford (athlete)

James Sanford (born December 27, 1957) is a retired track and field sprinter from the United States.

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Javelin throw

The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about in length, is thrown.

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John Walker (runner)

Sir John George Walker, (born 12 January 1952) is a former middle-distance runner from New Zealand who won the 1500 m event at the 1976 Olympics.

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Léon Schots

Léon Schots (born 11 June 1952) is a Belgian former long-distance runner who competed in track and cross country running competitions.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Grand Prix

The London Athletics Grand Prix is an annual athletics event held in London, England.

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Long-distance running

Long-distance running, or endurance running, is a form of continuous running over distances of at least eight kilometres (5 miles).

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Marathon

The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking, or a run/walk strategy.

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Mariusz Klimczyk

Mariusz Klimczyk (born 16 September 1956 in Bydgoszcz) is a retired pole vaulter from Poland.

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Mel Lattany

Melvin Lattany (born August 10, 1959 in Brunswick, Georgia) is a former American track athlete.

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Memorial Van Damme

Memorial Van Damme is an annual athletics event at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels, Belgium that takes place in late August or early September.

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Mike Boit

Michael Kipsubut Boit (born 6 January 1949) is a Kenyan former middle-distance athlete whose career spanned fifteen years.

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Mike McLeod

Mike McLeod (Michael James McLeod; born 25 January 1952 in Dilston, Northumberland) is a former British athlete who competed mainly in the 10,000 metres.

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Mile run

The mile run (1,760 yards or exactly 1,609.344 metres) is a middle-distance foot race.

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Mile run world record progression

The world record in the mile run is the best mark set by a male or female runner in the middle-distance track and field event.

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Nice

Nice (Niçard Niça, classical norm, or Nissa, nonstandard,; Nizza; Νίκαια; Nicaea) is the fifth most populous city in France and the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes département.

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Nick Rose

Nicholas ("Nick") Henry Rose (born 30 December 1951) is a former British international track and field athlete.

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Oslo

Oslo (rarely) is the capital and most populous city of Norway.

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Philippe Houvion

Philippe Houvion (born 5 October 1957 in Briey) is a retired French pole vaulter.

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Pole vault

Pole vaulting is a track and field event in which a person uses a long flexible pole (which today is usually made either of fiberglass or carbon fiber) as an aid to jump over a bar.

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Prague

Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.

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Rodolfo Gómez

Rodolfo Gómez Orozco (born 30 October 1950 in Mexico City) is a retired long-distance runner, who was one of the leading runners represented from Mexico in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, (born 29 September 1956), often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete.

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Serge Ferreira

Serge Ferreira (born 11 August 1959) is a French athlete.

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Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

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Sprint (running)

Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time.

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Steve Ovett

Stephen Michael James "Steve" Ovett OBE (born 9 October 1955), is a former middle-distance runner from England.

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Steve Scott (athlete)

Steve Scott (born May 5, 1956) is an American male track and field athlete and one of the greatest mile runners in American history.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tolossa Kotu

Tolossa Kotu Terfe (born 25 December 1952; also transliterated as Tolosa Kotu) is an Ethiopian long-distance runner and coach.

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Track and field

Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.

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Vladimir Kotov

Vladimir Kotov (Уладзімір Котаў; born February 21, 1958 in Dolzha, Vitebsk) is a Belarus-born South African long distance runner, who competed for the Soviet Union at the marathon of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

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Weltklasse Zürich

Weltklasse Zürich (World Class Zurich) is an annual, invitation-only, world-class track and field meeting at the Letzigrund in Zürich, Switzerland, generally held at the end of August.

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Zürich

Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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10,000 metres

The 10,000 metres or 10,000-meter run is a common long-distance track running event.

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100 metres

The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions.

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200 metres

The 200 metres (also spelled 200 meters) is a sprint running event.

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5000 metres

The 5000 metres or 5000-meter run (approximately 3.1 mi or 16,404 ft) is a common long-distance running event in track and field.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IAAF_Golden_Events

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