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).
Elaine Thompson won her 14th straight 100m race at the Meeting International Mohammed VI d'Athletisme, the tenth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League, in Rabat on Sunday (16).
The men’s javelin will be the event which carries Germany’s biggest hopes for victory at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 next month. That was confirmed at the two-day German Championships over the weekend in Erfurt.
Germany leads the European Team Championships after the second day of competition in Lille, France.
Poland finished top of the medal table at the 2016 European Championships after a hat trick of golds on Sunday (10) in Amsterdam.
When Gesa Krause was 16 years old, she came to a crossroads.
Going into the women’s 3000m steeplechase final, the only certainty was that there would be a new world champion as none of the five previous winners had made it to Beijing.