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AdrianSprints.com is based out of Kuala Lumpur. It was founded in 2009 by a Malaysian's Track & Field enthusiast, Jad Adrian. A no-nonsense website that specializes in track and field athletics, but you can also find some useful information ranging from training methodology, sports science research, Olympic history, and exercise tips and technique. Lately, athletics statistics information dominates the content of this website due to popular demand.

Information in this website has been quoted and cited by the Track & Field News (World's bible of Athletics), LetsRun.com, ASIAN Athletics publications, International Athletics websites, local and international newspapers, among others.

A young man was heading to a destination (Surfer Paradise, see top right), Gold Coast, circa 2008
I was trying to get the right angle to take my own photo (that could mirror a long journey with dreams) when a nice 
guy of Great Britain came and help me snap this photo that perfectly reflects the journey, he then said 'all the best'

About the Author

The admin and author of this site was a track-and-field athlete, now a sports performance specialist, a qualified strength & conditioning trainer and instructor, an independent researcher, a part-time track coach, a track-and-field statistician, and a correspondent for the IAAF. He has over 10 semesters of teaching experience in higher learning institutions.

Currently, he is the head of Strength and Endurance Sports (athletics, cycling, ice skating, triathlon, weightlifting, and sport climbing) at the National Sports Institute in Kuala Lumpur (2016- ), where he helps athletes and coaches regarding their preparations (e.g. addresses performance gaps, planning, sports sciences) for numerous competitions including the international major championships/games.

He has traveled to a variety of major global sporting events such as the summer and winter games including the Asian Winter Games, Asian championships, Commonwealth championships, and World Junior Championships (to name a few) as a team official (sports scientist).

He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA); accredited by the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA Level 2 coach), as well as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Weightlifting Federations (IWF).

Also, a member of the Association of Track & Field Statisticians (ATFS), and the Association of Road Racing Statisticians (ARRS); so he is closely linked with the track and field statistics community from around the world. He is the compiler-cum-editor of the "Southeast Asian Athletics Annual" (copies were sold in >20 countries).

He started covering major athletics games for the IAAF since 2011, and the most recent was the 2018 Asian Games (see IAAF).

He has also attended and presented his scientific works at the World's prestigious sports science conferences including the ACSM conference at Minneapolis USA, NSCA conference at Las Vegas USA, and International Conference on Strength Training (ICST) in Japan and Australia.

He studied physical education (BEd) and sports science (MS) at Universiti Putra Malaysia, and a PhD is the next stop of the journey, of course.


The author can be reached via the following e-mail:

E-Mail: info@adriansprints.com


Many thanks to all the visitors!!
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And special thanks to contributors of statistics in this website;
(in no special order... names included in the annuals - if not seen here!)

Malaysian correspondents (from MAF and all state associations)
Malaysian coaches, managers, and athletes
Loong Teck Chew
Gopal Raman
Simon Lau
Heinrich Hubbeling  
Carles Baronet
Mirko Jalava
Andras Szabo
Michel St Raymond
Mohamad Shahruddin
Andrew Pirie
Hoang Minh Quyet
Muhamad Aris



100m 9.91 Su Bingtian CHN, Madrid
200m 20.16 Xie Zhenye CHN, Osaka
400m 44.07 Abdalelah Haroun QAT, London
800m 1:45.65 Jinson Johnson IND, Guwahati
1500m 3:34.55 Sadik Mikhou BRN, Paris
5000m 13:01.09 Birhanu Yemataw BRN, Lausanne
10000m 27:38.16 Hassan Chani BRN, Maia
Mar 2:06.11 Yuta Shitara JPN, Tokyo
3000 Sc 8:22.00 Kosei Yamaguchi JPN, Abashiri
110mh 13.36 Ahmad Al-Mouaed KSA, Praha
400mh 46.98 Abderrahman Samba QAT, Paris
HJ 2.40 Mutaz Barshim QAT, Doha
PV 5.71 Xue Changrui CHN, Shanghai
LJ 8.47A Wang Jianan CHN, Guiyang
TJ 17.22 Dong Bin CHN, Eugene OR
SP 20.24 Tejinder Singh IND, Patiala
DT 68.85 Ehsan Hadidi IRI, Chula Vista CA
HT 78.18 Dilshod Nazarov TJK, Chorzow
JT 87.43 Neeraj Chopra IND, Doha
Dec 7948 Keisuke Ushiro JPN, Gotzis
20kmW 1:17:26 Eiki Takahashi JPN, Kobe
50kmW 3:44:25 Hiroki Arai JPN, Taichang
4x100m 37.85 Japan Team JPN, Osaka
4x400m 3:04.05 India Team IND, Gold Coast
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100m 10.99 Wei Yongli CHN, Resisprint
200m 22.73 Viktoriya Zyabkina KAZ, Almaty
400m 49.08 Salwa Eid Naser BRN, Monaco
800m 2:02.23 Manal Bahraoui BRN, Duffel
1500m 4:11.55 P.U Chitra IND, Guwahati
5000m 15:10.91 Rina Nabeshima JPN, Eugene OR
10000m 31:52.42 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Yamaguchi
Mar 2:22.44 Mizuki Matsuda JPN, Osaka
3000 Sc 9:10.74 Winfred Yavi BRN, Monaco
100mh 13.08 Wu Shuijiao CHN, Shanghai
400mh 55.54 Aminat Odeyemi BRN, Goleniow
HJ 1.91 Nadzehda Dusanova UZB, Tashkent
PV 4.60 Li Ling CHN, London
LJ 6.64A Xu Xiaoling CHN, Guiyang
TJ 14.25 Olga Rypakova KAZ, Paris
SP 20.38A Gong Lijiao CHN, Guiyang
DT 67.03 Chen Yang CHN, Osterode
HT 75.02 Luo Na CHN, Halle
JT 67.69 Lu Huihui CHN, Halle
Hep 5898 Purnima Hembram IND, Guwahati
20kmW 1:26:28 Qieyang Shenjie CHN, La Coruna



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