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THE BIG INTERVIEW
14 DINA ASHER-SMITH
Sprinter’s remarkable journey from kit
carrier at London 2012 to Rio medal hope
SPOTLIGHT
20 BACK TO BASICS
Legends Basil Heatley and Bill Adcocks
discuss Britain’s current marathon plight
24 MICHELLE CARTER
Interview with the world indoor shot champ
38 ZATOPEK BOOK REVIEW
Mel Watman recaps on the latest insights
into one of the all-time greats
NEWS
7 Paula Radcliffe concerned at CAS ruling
8 Trayvon Bromell at Manchester CityGames
9 London Olympic track relaid
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The history of the men’s javelin at the
Olympic Games
TALKING POINT
28 LANE TWO CURSE
Why sprinters may be hoping to avoid the
second lane in this year’s Olympics
PERFORMANCE
42 Sports science news
44 High jump masterclass with Allan Smith
46 When should you run twice a day?
48 Product reviews – summer tops
50 Club Night – Keswick AC
ACTION
52 DOHA DIAMOND LEAGUE
Eilidh Doyle takes victory at a top-quality
series-opener
56 BRITISH ATHLETICS LEAGUE
Birchfield open title defence in style
RESULTS & FIXTURES
60 Top results from last weekend
72 Previews of the Shanghai Diamond League,
Great Bristol 10km, BMC Manchester and
BMAF Road Relays
75 Fixtures for the month ahead
REGULARS
40 YOUNG ATHLETE
78 QUIZ CORNER
82 DIP FINISH
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AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine

12052016 THE BIG INTERVIEW 14 DINA ASHER-SMITH Sprinter’s remarkable journey from kit carrier at London 2012 to Rio medal hope SPOTLIGHT 20 BACK TO BASICS Legends Basil Heatley and Bill Adcocks discuss Britain’s current marathon plight 24 MICHELLE CARTER Interview with the world indoor shot champ 38 ZATOPEK BOOK REVIEW Mel Watman recaps on the latest insights into one of the all-time greats NEWS 7 Paula Radcliffe concerned at CAS ruling 8 Trayvon Bromell at Manchester CityGames 9 London Olympic track relaid STATISTICS 30 ROAD TO RIO The history of the men’s javelin at the Olympic Games TALKING POINT 28 LANE TWO CURSE Why sprinters may be hoping to avoid the second lane in this year’s Olympics PERFORMANCE 42 Sports science news 44 High jump masterclass with Allan Smith 46 When should you run twice a day? 48 Product reviews – summer tops 50 Club Night – Keswick AC ACTION 52 DOHA DIAMOND LEAGUE Eilidh Doyle takes victory at a top-quality series-opener 56 BRITISH ATHLETICS LEAGUE Birchfield open title defence in style RESULTS & FIXTURES 60 Top results from last weekend 72 Previews of the Shanghai Diamond League, Great Bristol 10km, BMC Manchester and BMAF Road Relays 75 Fixtures for the month ahead REGULARS 40 YOUNG ATHLETE 78 QUIZ CORNER 82 DIP FINISH


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AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine  |  12052016  


THE BIG INTERVIEW
14 DINA ASHER-SMITH
Sprinter’s remarkable journey from kit
carrier at London 2012 to Rio medal hope
SPOTLIGHT
20 BACK TO BASICS
Legends Basil Heatley and Bill Adcocks
discuss Britain’s current marathon plight
24 MICHELLE CARTER
Interview with the world indoor shot champ
38 ZATOPEK BOOK REVIEW
Mel Watman recaps on the latest insights
into one of the all-time greats
NEWS
7 Paula Radcliffe concerned at CAS ruling
8 Trayvon Bromell at Manchester CityGames
9 London Olympic track relaid
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The history of the men’s javelin at the
Olympic Games
TALKING POINT
28 LANE TWO CURSE
Why sprinters may be hoping to avoid the
second lane in this year’s Olympics
PERFORMANCE
42 Sports science news
44 High jump masterclass with Allan Smith
46 When should you run twice a day?
48 Product reviews – summer tops
50 Club Night – Keswick AC
ACTION
52 DOHA DIAMOND LEAGUE
Eilidh Doyle takes victory at a top-quality
series-opener
56 BRITISH ATHLETICS LEAGUE
Birchfield open title defence in style
RESULTS & FIXTURES
60 Top results from last weekend
72 Previews of the Shanghai Diamond League,
Great Bristol 10km, BMC Manchester and
BMAF Road Relays
75 Fixtures for the month ahead
REGULARS
40 YOUNG ATHLETE
78 QUIZ CORNER
82 DIP FINISH
read more read less

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