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Day Six Evening Recap: Massive Jump from Taylor, Bolt still the best, Felix with the win

110m Hurdles Semi Finals

No major upsets here with Aleec Harris being the biggest name to miss out.World Record Holder Aries Merritt ran a season’s best of 13.08 to reach the final as the fastest qualifier.

Full Results here

200m Women’s Semi

Dina Asher-Smith was the fastest of the round with a 22.12 with a personal best. American Champion Jenna Prandini was the biggest name to crash out

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Women’s 800m

Absolute carnage in the Women’s 800m. Canadian Melissa Bishop ran the fastest of the round but more importantly the list of big athletes to get dumped out is as long as your arm.

Caster Semenya, Siffan Hassan, Angie Petty,Brenda Martinez, Jenny Meadows, Selina Buchel.


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Triple Jump

Taylor. Last Round. 18.21.

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Women’s Hammer

Anita Włodarczyk threw an incredible championship record of 80.85m to win by four metres!

Results here

400m Womens
Felix did the business with a 49.26 World Lead. 49.67 for Shaunae Miller got second. Shericka Jackson was the first of the Jamaican quartet in third with 49.99.

Results here

200m Mens

Bolt saved the sport again! Well he won anyway, in a world lead of 19.55 with Gatlin running a 19.74 and Anaso Jobodwana third in 19.87

Results here

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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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