Austria's Lukas Weisshaidinger returned to action at his present training base in Schwechat-Rannersdorf on Monday (25), winning a low-key discus throw competition with a 68.63m effort, the second best throw of the 28-year-old's career.
Double European champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen took nine seconds off the Norwegian 5km road record on Wednesday (20), clocking 13:28 in a low-key race in Stavanger.
Olympic champion Katerina Stefanidi came out on top in the second pole vault edition of the Ultimate Garden Clash on Saturday (16).
France’s 2012 Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie and Sweden’s world record-holder Mondo Duplantis shared the honours in the inaugural Ultimate Garden Clash – Pole Vault Edition on Sunday (3), beating arch-rival Sam Kendricks in a unique three-way competition.
Koki Ikeda is all but guaranteed an Olympic 20km place after the Japanese went for broke over the final 500 metres of a race that only survived when it changed its name.
Going into the Nagoya Women’s Marathon on Sunday (8), the goal for Japan’s leading distance runners was clear: run faster than 2:21:47 at the World Athletics Platinum Label road race and secure a spot on the national Olympic team.
Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam stole the show at the French Indoor Championships in Lievin on Sunday (1), winning the women’s long jump with 6.79m.
Applying different running tactics, Johnatas de Oliveira and Genevive Lalonde made history for Brazil and Canada respectively by earning their country’s first ever senior title at the 4th Pan American Cross Country Cup in Langford, Canada, on Saturday (29).