Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana smashes the world record to win Olympic gold in the…

Rio Olympics 2016: Ethiopia's Ayana smashes world record for 10,000m gold

Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana smashes the world record to win Olympic gold in the…

#RIO2016: Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana Smashes The 10000m World Record Set In 1993 And Wins Africa's First Gold Medal

#RIO2016: Ethiopia's Almaz Ayana Smashes The 10000m World Record Set In 1993 And Wins Africa's First Gold Medal

Calls set to intensify for athletics records to be wiped after evidence emerges that Chinese world-record holder Wang Junxia was part of state-sponsored doping       Wang Junxia took 42 seconds off the women's 10000m record in 1993     Letter has emerged which appears to confirm the Chinese athlete was part of state-sponsored doping programme      Calls for world records to be erased have increased following recent doping scandal in athletics

Calls set to intensify for world records to go after latest evidence

Calls set to intensify for athletics records to be wiped after evidence emerges that Chinese world-record holder Wang Junxia was part of state-sponsored doping Wang Junxia took 42 seconds off the women's 10000m record in 1993 Letter has emerged which appears to confirm the Chinese athlete was part of state-sponsored doping programme Calls for world records to be erased have increased following recent doping scandal in athletics

CARLOS LOPES Olimpic Gold Medalist Marathon, Los Angeles, USA; Olimpic Silver Medalist 10000m Monreal, Canada; Gold Medal Winner in the World Chmpionship of Cross Country three times:1976, 1984, 1985. The time he made in the Olimpic Marathon of Los Angeles was Olimpic Record. In 1985 he made also world record when he won the Marathon of Rotherdam.

CARLOS LOPES Olimpic Gold Medalist Marathon, Los Angeles, USA; Olimpic Silver Medalist 10000m Monreal, Canada; Gold Medal Winner in the World Chmpionship of Cross Country three times:1976, 1984, 1985. The time he made in the Olimpic Marathon of Los Angeles was Olimpic Record. In 1985 he made also world record when he won the Marathon of Rotherdam.

olympicsWorld Record! Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates winning the Women's 10,000m final and setting a new world record of 29:17.45 at the Olympic Stadium. Photo: Getty Images

olympicsWorld Record! Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia celebrates winning the Women's 10,000m final and setting a new world record of 29:17.45 at the Olympic Stadium. Photo: Getty Images

Henry Rono, set numerous WRs over a period of 81 days in 1978 (3000m, 3000mSc, 5000m, and 10000m)

Henry Rono, set numerous WRs over a period of 81 days in 1978 (3000m, 3000mSc, 5000m, and 10000m)

ETHIOPIAN GOLD! Amazing 10,000m World Record as Almaz Ayana wins GOLD at Rio 2016 8/12/16

ETHIOPIAN GOLD! Amazing 10,000m World Record as Almaz Ayana wins GOLD at Rio 2016 8/12/16

Few athletes have dominated their sport like Eric Heiden did at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games.  He won five gold medals in speed skating, sweeping every men's event from the 500m sprint to the grueling 10000m race. and breaking every Olympic record and one world record in the process.  No other athlete has ever won as many gold medals at a single Winter Olympiad.  It his great misfortune that his feats have been somewhat overshadowed by the "Miracle on Ice" that occurred at the nearby…

Few athletes have dominated their sport like Eric Heiden did at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games. He won five gold medals in speed skating, sweeping every men's event from the 500m sprint to the grueling 10000m race. and breaking every Olympic record and one world record in the process. No other athlete has ever won as many gold medals at a single Winter Olympiad. It his great misfortune that his feats have been somewhat overshadowed by the "Miracle on Ice" that occurred at the nearby…

#olympics #olympiad #olympians The women’s 10,000-meter final. Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won the event, setting a world record at 29:17.

A Day of Finals Won and Records Broken

#olympics #olympiad #olympians The women’s 10,000-meter final. Almaz Ayana of Ethiopia won the event, setting a world record at 29:17.

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