Poland’s first gold medal of the Tokyo Games came with a special bonus: a place in the Olympic history books.
After a thrilling global senior debut at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, the mixed 4x400m relay made its eagerly anticipated inaugural Olympic appearance on Friday night.
Selemon Barega gave a distance-running masterclass to win the men’s 10,000m.
With 100 days to go until the World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21, Lythe Pillay is one of his country’s brightest prospects for gold.
With the first day of action complete at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, 23 teams have effectively secured their places in the relay events at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
There was success for the host nation Poland on an action-packed first evening of competition at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, with Joanna Jozwik and Patryk Dobek teaming up to win the 2x2x400m.
For the hundreds of world-class athletes who made the journey to Poland for the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21, this hasn’t been a straightforward task, and the same goes for all those who have worked tirelessly to make the event possible.
Trinidad and Tobago ended USA’s winning streak in Yokohama two years ago, and now it looks as though the men’s 4x400m at the World Athletics Relays Silesia 21 could have its first European winner.