Athletics Weekly July 2021 (published: 08/07/2021) July 2021

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Athletics Weekly July 2021

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8 Picture this – a splash landing at the US Olympic Trials in Oregon

10 Latest news from the world of athletics

12 Steph Twell outlines why it's time for athlete selection policies to be updated

16 The big moments from an eventful British Championships in Manchester

21 American Olympic team looks ominously good after a meeting to remember


TOKYO 2020

 26 Preparing for what will be a very different kind of Olympics



28 Mark Woods looks the host nation's relationship with athletics



34 Men's 100m

35 Women's 100m 

36 Men's/Women's 200m

37 Men's/Women's 400m

38 Men's/Women's 800m

39 Men's/Women's 1500m

40 Men's/Women's 5000m

41 Men's/Women's 10,000m

42 Men's/Women's 3000m steeplechase

43 Men's/Women's marathon

44 Men's 110m hurdles and Women's 100m hurdles

45 Men's/Women's 400m hurdles 

46 Men's/Women's high jump

47 Men's/Women's pole vault

48 Men's/Women's long jump

49 Men's/Women's triple jump

50 Men's/Women's shot put

51 Men's/Women's discus

52 Men's/Women's hammer

53 Men's/Women's javelin

54 Decathlon and heptathlon

56 Men's/Women's race walks

58 Men's/Women's 4x100m relays

59 Men's/Women's 4x400m relays

60 Mixed 4x400m relay


What's on and when? 

62 The events timetable in Tokyo


Olympic experience 

64 Eilidh Doyle's favourite moments

66 What was it like to compete in 1964?


Tokyo to Tokyo  

68 Legendary AW photographer Mark Shearman talks through his remarkable career and selects his favourite images from the 14 Summer Olympics he has covered



98 Liz McColgan-Nuttall recalls Tokyo in 1991



100 World Championships and Commonwealth Games aiming for lasting change



106 Dathan Ritzenhein takes your questions



108 The latest news and research

110 Help yourself rise to the occasion

112  How They Train – with Callum Wilkinson 

114 Physio Paul Hobrough outlines how to take care of your calf muscles

116 Paul Freary has a look at the latest footwear



120 A round-up of the national championships



126 A Throw With…Taylor Campbell

127 Test your knowledge with our quiz

128 Have Your Say: readers’ letters 

130 Dip Finish


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