Struggling due to a lack of interest from locals, the 10-day showcase delivered on the final weekend as criticism over an empty stadium and stifling heat of around 38 degrees Celsius was replaced by an atmosphere at last worthy of a world event.
PU Chitra had won the Asian Championships gold on the same tracks in April with a time of 4:14.56. She improved her time even further at the Worlds on Wednesday, but it was still not good enough to progress on the world stage.
Noah Lyles won the 200-meter title on Tuesday night at the World Championships. The 22-year-old is providing just the boost track and field needs in the post-Usain Bolt era. Just don't refer to him as the new Bolt though.
India's mixed 4*400 relay team - comprising Muhammad Anas, VK Vismaya, Jisna Mathew and Nirmal Noah Tom - finished 7th in the final of the World Athletics Championship. They had already qualified for the 2020 Olympics by virtue of making this final.
India's 4*400 mixed relay team - comprising Muhammad Anas, VK Vismaya, Nirmal Noah Tom and Jisna Mathew - have qualified for the final at the World Athletics Championship and secured a place in the 2020 Olympics.
Jamaica’s Usain Bolt ran the fastest time of the year in 19.55 seconds to win a record fourth straight world 200 metres title and sweep the individual sprints at a major global championships for a fifth time on Thursday. Five days after beating Justin Gatlin to win the 100 metres, the 29-year-old Olympic champion and […]