The US teenage track luminary is already ascending astronomically
We focus on the five women and five men who have been nominated for this year’s Rising Star awards.
World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year.
Elaine Thompson-Herah and Anita Wlodarczyk cemented their status as all-time athletics greats
As the 10-day US Olympic Trials closed in Eugene, 21-year-old Sydney McLaughlin became the first woman to break the 52-second barrier in the 400m hurdles.
US teenager Athing Mu wrapped up her 2021 collegiate season with a pair of record-breaking performances on the final day of the NCAA Championships in Eugene on Saturday (12).
All eyes were on the javelin on the first day of the European Athletics Team Championships Super League in Silesia on Saturday (29) and Johannes Vetter again ensured that the attention was justified as he launched the spear 96.29m.
Eighteen-year-old Mu clocks 49.84 to break record held by Sanya Richards-Ross
Two of the world’s most talented teenagers produced stand-out performances on either side of the Atlantic on Saturday (6).
Athing Mu missed world indoor U20 800m record by 0.04, KC Lightfoot topped an early-season world lead of 5.94m in Lubbock while Rohan Browning sped to a wind-assisted 9.96 clocking over 100m at the Illawarra Track Challenge in Wollongong, Australia.