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  • 2001 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
    Aug. 3-12, 2001, Edmonton, Alberta

    Gramantik, organizers the winners

     EDMONTON (CP) -- Ten days of world track and field championships have ended in Edmonton, with the usual hand-wringing due to poor Canadian showing, assorted drug scandals and asylum-seekers.
     Medal tallies aside, track's biggest event inbetween Olympics created several obvious winners and losers.
  • Aug. 13: Full story

    Organizers claim first prize in finance

     EDMONTON (CP) -- Although Canada didn't win any medals at the world track and field championships, the chairman of the local organizing committee claims they took top spot on the bottom line.
     "There is no question that this has been the most successful, financial, championships in the history of the IAAF," Jack Agrios told a press conference called Monday to wrap-up the championships, which ended Sunday.
  • Aug. 13: Full story

    British offer long blame list

     LONDON (AP) -- Injuries, fatigue, high expectation and even hairstyles were blamed Monday for Britain's worst ever showing at the world athletics championships in Edmonton.
     Jonathan Edwards won Britain's only gold in the triple jump, while Dean Macey took bronze in the decathlon. Britain finished tied for 18th place on the medal table, one of eight countries that won two medals.
  • Aug. 13: Full story

    No records at championships

     EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- A World Championships without world records or a defining athlete still provided some of the most memorable moments and biggest upsets in track and field history.
     Only Marion Jones emerged as a double gold medalist, even though her string of 42 consecutive victories in 100-meter finals since 1997 came to a surprising end.
  • Aug. 13: Full story

    Worlds Roundup

  • Aug. 13: A finish with a flourish
  • Aug. 13: Canada ends worst-ever performance
  • Aug. 13: No medals is no big deal
  • Aug. 13: The Last Word
  • Aug. 13: Picture that's pure gold
  • Aug. 13: Hestrie's on a high

  • More Edmonton 2001 headlines