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It’s not just the gold medallists who gain valuable experience from competing at the IAAF World U20 Championships. Many other medallists and competitors go on to become stars of the sport in their senior years.
In the beginning, it looked just like any other jump.
Ethiopia’s Kelkile Gezahegn successfully defended his title at the Lanzhou Marathon, while Bahrain’s Merima Mohammed won the women’s contest by a narrow margin at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (10).
Echevarria sails windy 8.83m in Stockholm - IAAF Diamond League
He settled into his blocks wearing black socks emblazoned with flames, and moments later we found out why: at the BAUHAUS-galan in Stockholm on Sunday afternoon (10), the sixth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League, 22-year-old Abderrahman Samba unleashed another scorching, stunning display to win the men’s 400m hurdles in 47.41.
A pair of championship records fell on Sunday (10) as the 18th Asian Junior Athletics Championships came to a close in Gifu, Japan.
On the comeback from year-long absences, former Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Kirani James scored impressive victories in the women’s 100m and men’s 400m respectively at the 3rd edition of the JN Racers Grand Prix meeting, dubbed STARS The Next Generation, on Saturday (9) in Kingston.
One day after Michael Norman set a collegiate record in the 400m, Lynna Irby nearly did so, too.
World U18 champion Jordan Diaz bettered his own world U18 best in the triple jump when sailing out to 17.41m in Havana on Friday (8).
On Saturday (9), the penultimate day of action at the Asian Junior Championships in Gifu, Iran’s Hossein Rasouli produced one of the biggest upsets of the championships so far.
South American athletics enjoyed one of its most memorable weeks in the high altitude of Cochamamba as three continental, 27 national and 24 championship records fell at the 11th South American Games at Estadio Municipal in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Samba – a Brazilian musical genre or dance style with African roots, renowned for its rhythmical nature and energy.
University of Southern California produced the greatest one-lap racing in collegiate history – or at any level of athletics – during the penultimate day of the NCAA Championships on Friday (8) in Eugene, Oregon.
Welcome to our comprehensive lead-in coverage to the Bauhaus-Galan in Stockholm, the sixth stop of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League.
Defending Lanzhou Marathon champion Kelkile Gezahegn will return to the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday (10) in a bid to hold on to his title.
Sweden is a nation that has long had a strong affinity for field events, and that tradition will again be on full display at the BAUHAUS-galan meeting in Stockholm on Sunday afternoon (10), the sixth stop of the IAAF Diamond League.
World champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek headed to the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial off the back of defeats in their most recent competitions, but the Polish duo were once again beaten at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge in Chorzow on Friday (8).
Sri Lanka’s Aruna Darshana broke one of the oldest championship records at the Asian Junior Championships to win the 400m in 45.79 in Gifu on Friday (8).
The provisional entry lists for the sixth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Stockholm on 10 June are now available.
If you belong in the same sentence with Daley Thompson and Ashton Eaton, you’ve had a good decathlon.