Tag: Women’s athletics
Amid a backdrop of prejudice and male chauvinism, the Women’s Amateur Athletics Association was created in 1922 and it proved a huge success as female athletes went from strength to strength over the next 100 yearsRead More
Elaine Thompson-Herah clocked 6.87 over 60m in her Olympic gold medal 100m run in Tokyo 🇯🇲
That's quicker than the 29-year-old indoor world record of 6.92 set by Irina Privalova.
It's the 60th anniversary of the first of Peter Snell's two mile world records.
The three-time Olympic and double Commonwealth champion first clocked 3:54.4 in Wanganui before then bettering that with 3:54.04 in Auckland in 1964.