The Hungarian middle-distance runner Sandor Iharos, who broke 11 world records, died yesterday of heart failure in Budapest aged 65. Iharos shattered seven of the world marks in a single year. Between May 1955 and July 1956, he set records in the 1,500, 3,000, 5,000 and 10,000 meters.Reuse content
Daniela Bartova, of the Czech Republic, broke the women's world indoor pole vault record when clearing 4.20 metres at a meeting in Prague yesterday. She beat the mark set last February by Sun Caiyun, of China, by five centimetres.