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AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine 16/06/2016 Back Issue

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Athletics Weekly is the UK's number one magazine for athletes - it includes features on track and field, road running and cross country. Discover the most up-to-date news on the world of athletics not just in the UK, but globally as well. Founded in 1945, Athletics Weekly magazine has been dedicated to acquiring the most relevant and reputable news for their readers, with top quality content on the greatest and most famous Olympic sports out there. Every week, you can expect to be kept informed of the latest product reviews, training guides, news and reports.


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AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine  |  16/06/2016  


THE BIG INTERVIEW
14 MARQUISE GOODWIN
The American footballer spending the offseason
shooting for Olympic long jump glory
SPOTLIGHT
16 GENEVA MARATHON
Why ‘fast is beautiful’ in the Swiss city
24 WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
World long jump champion Fiona May
28 NOSTALGIA
Going back 80 years to the first visit to the
UK of legend Fanny Blankers-Koen
NEWS
6 Georgina Hermitage among GB IPC winners
9 Ross Millington on making the Rio team
11 Russian trio announced as dopers
STATISTICS
30 ROAD TO RIO
The in-depth history of the men’s relays at
the Olympic Games
PERFORMANCE
38 Sports science news
40 Athlete Insight – Sophie Hitchon
42 How music can boost your running
44 Product reviews – sports earphones
TALKING POINT
20 Peter Hewkin on how athletics can play to
its strengths more
ACTION
46 OSLO DIAMOND LEAGUE
Dafne Schippers goes sub-22, while Laura
Muir sets Scottish mile record
50 MIDLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS
Elliott Powell impresses with sprint double
52 NORTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Jessica Ennis-Hill tackles four events
56 SOUTHERN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Taylor Campbell on form in the hammer
RESULTS & FIXTURES
60 Results – Usain Bolt runs 9.88 in Jamaica
73 Stockholm Diamond League and EA
U23/U20 Championships previews
75 Comprehensive fixtures guide
REGULARS
36 YOUNG ATHLETE
78 QUIZ CORNER
82 DIP FINISH

Athletics Weekly magazine was founded in 1945 by Jimmy Green, who produced the magazine in the bedroom of his bungalow in Kent. Ever since then, Athletics Weekly has been dedicated to bringing its readers the highest quality news from the world of athletics. The journalists at Athletics Weekly have always prided themselves for being at the coal face of sports - interviewing athletes and coaches at all the top events, as well as the smaller ones.


Athletics Weekly magazine has earned its title as the ultimate bible for athletics and the first port of call for serious athletes and athletic fans looking for a great read. Each magazine contains in-depth training guides and tips to help maximise your fitness and get the most out of your athletic lifestyle. Athletics Weekly contains a roster of track and field, cross-country, road racing and race walking events from across the country you can sign up for. You can expect detailed reports and results from the greatest athletic events that are happening around the world - always stay up-to-date with the champions!


Whether you're a keen athlete, a professional or even a newbie to your sport of choice, Athletics Weekly is the interesting and informative read that’ll help maximise your potential as an athlete. 

Don’t miss out on all the features and highlights that you can enjoy with your Athletics Weekly digital magazine subscription:

  • In-depth training guides to get you in perfect form
  • Nutritional advice for maximum performance
  • The latest news in the world of athletics
  • Details on upcoming events and competitions
  • No nonsense product guides to help you get the most out of your gear
  • A dedicated and passionate group of journalists and editors who produce the best content possible

You'll receive 12 issues during a 1 year AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine magazine subscription.

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MR Car

What a fantastic read! It covers everything you need to know about athletics. Reviewed Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Great

Just what I needed! Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012

I love Athletics Weekly

Having been involved in the athletics world since early childhood, I love Athletics Weekly. Its a really great read, very informative and always enjoyable. Reviewed Friday, November 23, 2012
SUBSCRIBER

Truly the bible for athletes, runners and fans of the sport Reviewed Thursday, June 14, 2012

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in AW – Athletics Weekly Magazine 16/06/2016.

ATHLETICS – THE FRIENDLIEST SPORT AROUND Ten-page area championships special starts on page 50GARY MITCHELL editor’s comment GARETH BALE leads Welsh hopes at the Euro 2016 football tournament this week, but if he hadn’t shown such promising...
JUMPS THREAT Greg Rutherford: caption here caption here caption here caption here caption here caption here captionMARK SHEARMAN MARQUISE GOODWIN is the No.1 threat to Greg Rutherford’s Olympic title defence ambi...
GENEVA FEVER Runners pass lush and colourful fields in the Geneva countryside with a magnificent mountainous backdrop WHEN it comes to resplendent running routes, a recent trip to Switzerland proved how the Harmo...
COME WHAT MAY Fiona May: won world junior gold and finished sixth in the Seoul Olympics in 1988 for Great Britain before later switching to Italy AFTER BEING the only British winner at the inaugural World Junior C...
WHEN BLANKERS-KOEN CAME TO TOWN ... NOSTALGIA EIGHTY years ago saw the appearance on these shores for the first time of the person who would go on to become one of the world’s greatest athletes. It was unusual for internationals to be ...
STEWART SAYS IAN STEWART told AW only a matter of weeks ago that he was fearful for the state of British marathon running; a concern backed up by the statistics displayed just one week previous. The former head ...

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