All it took was one throw.
What can stop Sifan Hassan from completing a historic distance treble at the Tokyo Olympic Games?
On Sunday, Sifan Hassan announced that she would be attempting an unprecedented Olympic treble in Tokyo. On Monday she completed the first part of that mission by winning the 5000m title in impressive style.
Soufiane El Bakkali ended a 17-year Olympic gold medal drought for Morocco with a dominant victory in the 3000m steeplechase in Tokyo on Monday.
Time flies when you’re having fun and athletics at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is approaching the half-way mark.
Athletics is rarely more poetic than it was in Tokyo on Sunday night, when Mutaz Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi agreed to share the Olympic high jump gold medal.
Dramatic finish in the long jump and a first ever athletics gold medal for Puerto Rico in the 100m hurdles
Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece saved his best for last
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn's experience in Rio became a distant memory as the 24-year-old cruised to victory in the 100m hurdles in Tokyo
Sunday evening saw a 100m win by Lamont Marcell Jacobs, joint triumph for Mutaz Barshim and Gianmarco Tamberi, and a world triple jump record for Yulimar Rojas.