Antje Moldner-Schmidt had predicted tears when she stood with the 3000m steeplechase gold medal around her neck – her finest achievement in a career punctuated in 2010 by treatment for lymph gland cancer.
Lynsey Sharp of Great Britain has not done a thing wrong at these European Athletics Championships, but the defending champion had no answer to the finishing speed of Belarus athlete Maryna Arzamazova, who took gold in 1:58.15, the fastest run in Europe this year.
Dafne Schippers produced a second sensational run of the week to match the feats of Fanny Blankers-Koen 64 years earlier and land the sprint double at the European Athletics Championships in Zurich on Friday night.
Eloyse Le Sueur stamped her mark on the Long Jump event achieving a 6m 85 jump to become Euro Champion today. Britain's Tiffany Porter stormed to Gold in the 100m hurdles defeating Cindy Billaud of France, Germany's Cindy Roleder took bronze.
Home favourite Eilidh Child (coach: Malcolm Arnold) made the most of the Scottish sunshine on the opening night of competition at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix as she stormed home to win the 400m hurdles, much to the delight of the Scottish crowds.
On Saturday July 5th, Manchester went Color Crazy as more than 10,000 runners took part in the Color Run at the Etihad Campus. Ed Uff had the chance to talk to Jill Scott - Midfielder for England and Manchester City.
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