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THE CURTAIN FALLS

THE 2016 SEASON SAW AN AMAZING MIX OF UPS AND DOWNS, SAYS TIM HUTCHINGS

THE SUMMER of 2016 – how was yours? For our sport it was a real mixed bag with incredible athletics and world records galore (well, five in Olympic events: men’s 400m and women’s 10,000m, steeplechase, 100m hurdles and hammer), surrounding a Rio Games that left me enthralled but slightly underwhelmed and any celebration was always tempered by the disgrace of the exposure of Russia’s state-sponsored criminality on doping.

The positives (that pun again): brilliant Bolt (again!), Van Niekerk’s dazzling 43.03, Mo doing his stuff with consummate ease and Ayana’s gallop to glory over 10,000m – those are just some of the memories I’ve returned with. But alongside this was the sight of the worst traffic I’ve seen anywhere and accompanying logistics for many, that coloured their Rio experience beyond redemption.

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SPOTLIGHT 12 JARRYD WALLACE The American who stands between Jonnie Peacock and Rio gold 14 DATHAN RITZENHEIN The American hoping to prevent a Mo Farah Great North Run hat-trick on Sunday 24 RIO DIARY Jason Henderson provides a behind-the-scenes insight into AW’s Olympics coverage ACTION 40 2016 SCHOOL GAMES Anna Burt and Holly Mills among the record-setters at Loughborough 44 DIAMOND LEAGUE Laura Muir loses but gains the overall series title in Zurich NEWS 6 CityGames a “perfect fit” for Muir 8 Latest Paralympics news 10 Box4Kids scheme revels in athletics A BRIT ABROAD 30 Television commentator Tim Hutchings looks back on his travels to Rio and recent Diamond Leagues PERFORMANCE 32 Sports science news 34 Eilish McColgan on the ‘pressures’ of being a child of elite athletes 36 Tom McNab continues his expert look at techniques at the Olympics 38 Products – sports socks reviewed PREVIEWS 16 Great North CityGames preview 20 Great North Run preview 54 Previews – Paralympics and Brussels Diamond League RESULTS & FIXTURES 46 Results round-up, including report from Berlin’s ISTAF meeting 57 What’s On – fixtures guide REGULARS 61 Quiz – test your athletics knowledge 62 Dip Finish
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