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a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles

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Andrew Pozzi celebrates victory in the 60 metres hurdles and shows off his gold medal
Cardiff High year 10 Lauren Evans led after three events, having finished as the top performer in the long jump (5.11 metres) and high jump (1.65 metres) and second ranked in the 60 metres hurdles (9.32 seconds).
Jessica Ennis jumps the last hurdle to win the 60 metres hurdle final during the Aviva Grand Pix
Scott, left, who came sixth in the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki and still holds the Scottish indoor 60 metres hurdles record of 7.52 seconds, said: "I am now wondering if I can back to anywhere near that kind of level.
Ennis will take on Olympic heptathlon silver medallist Hyleas Fountain in the 60 metres hurdles, long jump and shot put at the Icahn Stadium on Randall's Island.
The pair will duel in the 60 metres hurdles and Jones is gunning to start her own season with a bang.
The Sheffield athlete matched her fastest 60 metres hurdles time and then three times raised her indoor long jump personal best.
DERVAL O'Rourke is set to illuminate the Odyssey Arena in the new year when the reigning World Indoor 60 metres hurdles title holder competes in the Irish Championships on January 26 and 27.
The 20-year-old Robles, silver medallist over 60 metres hurdles at last year's world indoor championships, recovered from a false start to win in 13.13 seconds.
DERVAL O'ROURKE exploded to a sensational gold medal victory in the women's 60 metres hurdles at the IAAF World Indoor Athletics Championships at the Olympiysky Complex in Moscow yesterday.
By then he aims to have cut his 60 metres hurdles time down from the 7.30 seconds he ran in Singelfinden, Germany, in 1994.
Lorraine Ugen and Tiffany Porter also emerged with credit for their bronze medals in the long jump and 60 metres hurdles respectively, but there was precious little else to get excited about.
"On the track, Sam retained her senior 60 metres hurdles title with a new pb and championship best of 9.07secs while Hedley, in his first-ever indoor competition, raced to victory in the under-13 boys 60m in a time of 8.28secs which bettered World Indoor Championshipbound Richard Kilty's 2002 record time of 8.3secs.
This year, Johnson-Thompson has improved her indoor personal bests over long jump, triple jump, high jump, 60 metres and 60 metres hurdles. With the London Olympics fast approaching, this is the sort of form that has left her well positioned to be successful in the most important outdoor campaign of her career.
Hartlepool athlete Ashleigh Wood (Gateshead Harriers) was also a bronze medallist, running 9.03 seconds in the senior 60 metres hurdles.