With her final attempt of the evening, Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas bounded out to a world triple jump record of 15.43m* at the Meeting Villa de Madrid, the final World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting of the season, on Friday (21).
Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh smashed the world record* to win the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon on Friday (21), clocking 1:04:31 at the World Athletics Gold Label road race.
Armand Duplantis narrowly failed to set his third consecutive world pole vault record in the space of 12 days as he came close to clearing 6.19m at the Meeting Hauts-de-France Pas-de-Calais in Lievin, France, the sixth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Wednesday (19).
Kenya’s Victor Chumo and Ethiopia’s Ashete Bekere took their respective titles at the eDreams Mitja Marato Barcelona, a World Athletics Gold Label road race, on Sunday (16). On a perfect day for running, the 33-year-old Chumo succeeded after a thrilling sprint finish in 59:58 while Bekere was an overwhelming victor to smash her career best by exactly four minutes to 1:06:37.
It was an island of dreams for Toshikazu Yamanishi at the 103rd Japanese National 20km Championships as he roared home to gold and a place in the Japanese Olympic team.
World long jump champion Malaika Mihambo delighted 12,500 spectators at the ISTAF Indoor in Berlin on Friday (14) with a world-leading leap of 7.07m.
One week after breaking the pole vault world record in Torun, Armand Duplantis improved the mark to 6.18m* at the Muller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, part of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, ono Saturday (15).
Cuba’s Luiz Zayas added three centimetres to his outright lifetime best when winning with 2.33m at the High Jump meeting in Banska Bystrica.
Just hours after Armand Duplantis broke the world record in Torun, two-time world champion Sam Kendricks made a bit of pole vault history of his own over in Rouen.
World 5000m finalist Elle Purrier provided the unexpected highlight of the Millrose Games in New York on Saturday (8), winning the women’s Wanamaker Mile in a North American indoor record of 4:16.85, the second-fastest indoor performance in history.
Armand Duplantis broke the world record in the pole vault, clearing 6.17m at the Orlen Copernicus Cup in Torun, Poland, the fourth stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on Saturday (8).