Beating back wind and rain, Tom Walsh dominated the shot put competition as the Zagreb IAAF World Challenge meeting got underway at the City Fountains Park in the centre of the Croatian capital on Monday (2).
Gesa Felicitas Krause smashed the world best in the rarely-run 2000m steeplechase to highlight the ISTAF meeting in Berlin, an IAAF World Challenge meeting, at the city's fabled Olympic Stadium on Sunday (1).
As is now tradition, local heroines Sandra Perkovic and Sara Kolak will serve as both headline acts and meeting poster girls for the Hanzekovic Memorial in the Croatian capital Zagreb, the final IAAF World Challenge meeting of 2019, on Tuesday (3).
The combination of top fields and hot weather for Berlin’s ISTAF on Sunday (1) means the IAAF World Challenge meeting will act like a dress rehearsal for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

World Athletics Challenge

28 APR 2019
Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo
CNDA, Bragança Paulista
19 MAY 2019
Seiko Golden Grand Prix
Yanmar Stadium Nagai, Osaka
20–21 MAY 2019
2019 Nanjing World Challenge
Olympic Stadium, Nanjing
09 JUN 2019
FBK Games
FBK Stadium, Hengelo
11 JUN 2019
Paavo Nurmi Games
Paavo Nurmen Stadion, Turku
20 JUN 2019
Golden Spike Ostrava 2019
Mestský Stadion, Ostrava
01 SEP 2019
Olympiastadion, Berlin
02–03 SEP 2019
IWC Zagreb 2019
Sports Park Mladost, Zagreb