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AW January 2022 front cover

January 2022

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8          Picture this – European Cross Country

10        Latest news from the world of athletics

12        Tim Hutchings on the delights of Dublin


Ask the athlete 

14        Olympic 100m finalist turned broadcaster Jeanette Kwakye answers your questions


Rebelling against resolutions 

16        Verity Ockenden and the trouble with making big promises in January


The "athletic aesthetic"

18        Why education for athletes and coaches around body image needs to be improved


Finding joy again

20        Marathon runner Hayley Carruthers on how she has been able to rekindle a love of running




26        Calendar of major fixtures


Andy Pozzi

28        The World Indoor champion on changing things up, bouncing back and pressing on


Trayvon Bromell

34        Sprinter driven to land World Championship gold as he aims to earn some respect  


Kelly Sotherton

40        England's Team Leader on why the Commonwealth Games are still significant      


Malaika Mihambo

44        The Olympic champion can't wait to shine on the German stage once again 


Poster boy

50        Katy Barden finds out more about emerging distance running star Charles Hicks


Merit rankings 

54        How will this year shape up? We look for clues in the best performances from 2021


My greatest Games

66        Olympic long jump champion Mary Rand recalls a record-breaking trip to Tokyo 


Rising star

71        We meet young pole vaulter Sophie Ashurst, an athlete with lofty ambitions 


Me and my club  

72        Masters athlete Lisa Thomas and her relationship with Hercules Wimbledon AC



74        The latest news and research

76        How They Train – Alex Bell

78        Things you should do in 2022

80        Olympian turned coach Curtis Beach on the pillars of athletics success
82        Olympic champion and world record-holder Ryan Crouser takes you inside the shot put

86        Ask The Physio with Paul Hobrough
88        Paul Freary casts his expert eye over the very latest running apparel 



92  Round-up of the last month's action


Closing stretch

94  A Lap With...Jenny Nesbitt

95  Test your knowledge with our 10 teasers

96  Have Your Say: readers' letters

98  Dip Finish


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