Propelled by a perfectly-timed homestretch kick, Halimah Nakaayi of Uganda pulled off an upset victory in the 800m, thus far the biggest surprise of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
A USA quartet broke the world indoor record* in the women's 4x800m to highlight the 111th edition of the NYRR Millrose Games in New York on Saturday (3).
Standing in the mixed zone shortly after Ajee’ Wilson sprinted to an 800m bronze medal at the IAAF World Championships London 2017, her coach, Derek Thompson, casted his mind back six years to the day he first laid eyes on the talented teenager.
The best definitely was saved for last to conclude the final day of the US Indoor Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Sunday (5).
Ten world leads and numerous records were broken at the Millrose Games in New York City on Saturday (11).
Even though world indoor record-holder Jenn Suhr was absent, history was made at the Millrose Games in New York as two pole vaulters cleared 4.90m in the same competition with Ekaterini Stefanidi and Demi Payne both going over that height on Saturday (20).
With just four weeks to go until the 2015 edition of the Weltklasse Zürich, the first of this year's IAAF Diamond League finals, the meeting organisers were able to announce sparkling entry lists for another three events on Thursday (6).
She may have just turned 21, but already Ajee Wilson has developed a bit of a pattern when it comes to major championships.
The Adidas Grand Prix in New York on Saturday (13) will feature two world record-holders who ran some of the best times in their respective careers at this IAAF Diamond League meeting: Usain Bolt and David Rudisha.