Track & Field

Day 4 Recap- The Return of the King, Kenyan over the sticks, Dibaba Domination

Women’s 400m

Felix lands on her feet with a seasonal best of 49.89. Ohurhougu and Miller ran 50. to keep the pressure on.

Semi 1-Miller

Semi 2-Ohurhougu

Semi 3-Felix

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Men’s 200m

Bolt went 20.28 easy, Gatlin looked comfortable with a 20.19 while Ramil Gulilev went 20.01 to set the fastest time of the round and a Turkish national record to boot.

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Mens 400m Hurdle Shock
You would have been laughed at if you suggested a Kenyan would win the 400m Hurdles but here we are, Nicolas Bett World Champion.

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Dibaba Domination

Dibaba ran her slowest time of the championships to win but it was her last 800 of 1.57 that broke the other athletes. A slow first two laps but an incredible 57 split from 800-1200m!

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Rutherford adds to his collection

Rutherford jumps a seasons best to mark him as the best championship long jumper since Dwight Phillips. 8.41 was his winning jump.

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Rudisha’s Return

Rudisha showed us all how to control the field from the front, always holding off the challengers and killing off the other competitors with a 24 second last 200m

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Denia denies Perkovic

Denia Cabellero took the title with a 69.28 first round throw. Sandra Perkovic made christmas a lot harder for me by losing for the first time in years. Sandra….how could you?

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Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan

Ronan Duggan is an athlete, coach, athletics fan and, most importantly, was once named Bandon AFC's under-12 Player of the Year. He was once a promising athlete but is now a promising coach, teacher and part-time athletics writer/broadcaster. While an 800m runner himself, Ronan has coached everything from pole vault to 10km with varying levels of bluffing. He has regularly been threatening to do something for years but is yet to deliver. He is regarded as our expert on the American running scene, though has yet, to prove his knowledge in this realm.

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