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Match Europe v USA hailed as true celebration of sport
11 September, 13:48
What happened yesterday and today was a true celebration of sport. Fans giving fives to passing athletes was something worth watching. It was very emotional. Throughout the match the passions rode high, competition was intense, Vadim Devyatovsky said.
Ramil Guliyev
Guliyev: Minsk deserves right to host world athletics championships
11 September, 13:23
“Athletes are currently training for the world championships and the Europe v USA Match in Minsk is a great opportunity to test ourselves, rethink our tactics," said Turkish athlete Ramil Guliyev who took a gold in the men's 200m event.
Orlando Ortega
Ortega: I'm touched by fans' support in Minsk
11 September, 12:54
This is my first visit to Belarus and I am deeply touched by fans' support at Dinamo stadium. I loved the very idea of this match and I am happy to be here. Minsk is a wonderful city! This stadium is great and the audience is just amazing, Orlando Ortega said.
Match Europe v USA winners awarded at Dinamo Stadium
11 September, 11:39
The Europe vs USA Match awards ceremony took place at Dinamo National Olympic Stadium on 10 September. The awards ceremony also featured President of the European Athletics Association Svein Arne Hansen and Chairman of the Belarusian Athletics Federation Vadim Devyatovsky.
Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova
Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova wins long jump event at Match Europe v USA
11 September, 10:48
The Belarusian reached 6.74m in the third round to hold off Ukraine's Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk by one centimeter. Brittney Reese of the United States was third with 6.71m.
Elvira Herman
Elvira Herman 3rd in 100m Hurdles at Match Europe v USA
11 September, 10:33
Sharika Nelvis of the United States took the women's 100m hurdles in 12.80. Second was Poland's Karolina Koleczek (12.86).
The Match: Europe win mixed relay to claim victory in inaugural competition
11 September, 10:10
Europeans snatched the victory in the mixed relay just ahead of the finish line to clock 3:21.13.
Kate Grace
The Match: Daryia Barysevich 6th in women's 1,500m in Minsk
11 September, 09:45
Daryia Barysevich of Belarus clocked 4:07.03 to finish sixth in the women's 1,500m event. Kate Grace delivered one of the strongest performances on the track for the USA squad, taking a decisive victory in 4:02.49. Teammate Shannon Osika was second in 4:04.92 with Eilish McColgan finishing third for Europe (4:05.58).
Hanna Malyshik
The Match: Belarus' Hanna Malyshik 2nd in hammer throw
11 September, 09:33
Belarus' Hanna Malyshik threw 72.70m to place second in the women's hammer throw at The Match Europe v USA in Minsk.
Orlando Ortega of Spain
Match Europe v USA: Vitali Parakhonka 6th in 110m Hurdles
11 September, 09:18
After the finish Vitali Parakhonka said that the race was not a good one for him but added that in any case it was a good experience as it is always useful to compete with the best athletes.
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