In one of the most eagerly anticipated races on the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 schedule, it was Karsten Warholm who prevailed in the battle between three of the four fastest men in history.
.World-leading marks were set in six track events at the Prefontaine Classic, but it was the women’s 3000m that produced the greatest set of marks at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on Sunday (30).
Organisers of the Prefontaine Classic have declared their 400m hurdles field their ‘best ever’ with Abderrahman Samba, Rai Benjamin, Kerron Clement and Kyron McMaster all taking to the start line at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Stanford on 30 June.
Two of the three fastest men in history will clash in the 400m hurdles in Shanghai when Abderrahman Samba lines up against Rai Benjamin at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 18 May.
Twenty-year-old Rai Benjamin currently sits joint number three on the all-time 400m hurdles lists following his sensational 47.02 clocking when winning the NCAA title in June. The US-born Benjamin, a dual national who has previously represented Antigua in international competition, talks about his athletics journey so far and just why he enjoys the intricacies of his event.
As respective winner and runner-up in the men’s 200m at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris, Michael Norman and Rai Benjamin were halfway through their first TV interview in the mixed zone when the news of their times – which had not been immediately obvious – clearly reached them.
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.