Posted: June 18, 2014
At the recent 53rd Golden Spike Ostrava, held in Ostrava, Czech Republic, IMG Academy trainee LaShawn Merritt set the meet record in the 400m dash, recording a blazing time of 44.16s to win the event. Fellow IMG Academy trainee Demetirus Pinder of the Bahamas...
Posted: June 13, 2014
Bislett Stadium in Oslo Norway has hosted more world records in track and field than any other stadium in the world. On June 11, under sunny skies and swirling winds the world ranked #1 and #2 women long jumpers, Tianna Bartoletta and Darya Klishina, both IMG...
Posted: December 3, 2013
IMG Academy Track & Field trainee LaShawn Merritt was named as a recipient of the 2013 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year, announced by USA Track & Field on Monday. Merritt, a native of Portsmouth, Va. and 400m Olympic Gold Medalist (2008) is one of two...
Posted: August 16, 2013
IMG Academy trainees continue success at IAAF World Championships
At the 2013 IAAF World Championships taking place in Moscow, Russia, the day of Friday, August 16 began early with a team breakfast in the Italian camp as tey prepared for the women’s 4x400m Relay. The first round competition would decide who would make the final...