ISTANBUL 2012

IAAF World Indoor Championships - March 9-11, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey

Kenyan Obiri upsets Ethiopia Defar's golden cart in Istanbul

Hellen Onsando Obiri poses after winning in Istanbul 2012/ Photo: PACE Sports Management

Kenyan Hellen Onsando Obiri stunned four-time champion, Meseret Defar in the women's 3000m at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 in Istanbul, denying the Ethiopian a fifth straight title in 8:37.16.

Jelimo bounces back with Istanbul gold and Kenyan record

Pamela Jelimo winning in Istanbul/ Photo: IAAF/Getty

Kenya's reigning Olympic 800m champion, Pamela Jelimo, put three years of pain behind her to win her country's first women's Gold medal at the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships 2012 in Istanbul on Sunday.

Athletes set for nearly US$2.5 Million windfall in Istanbul - WIC 2012

IAAF World Indoor Istanbul 2012 Logo / Photo credit: IAAF

A total of US$2,464,000 is on offer from the IAAF as prize money at this weekend's 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, Istanbul, Turkey (9-11 March).

Defar lands in Istanbul with fifth Gold on her mind

Meseret Defar and Vivian Cheruiyot at the AAC Nairobi 2010 / Photo: Yomi Omogbeja

Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar will be chasing an unprecedented fifth consecutive Indoor gold medal at 3000m when the 9th IAAF World Indoor Championships kicks off in Istanbul this weekend (9-11 March).

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