IAAF WORLD ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIP 2019 UPDATES

As we reach the third day of IIAF World Athletics Championship Doha,2019. Let’s look at the Champions from past two days.

  1. Kenya’s Ruth Chepngetich earnd the first medals of the IAAF World Athletics Championships, after she was crowned champion of the women’s marathon race in the 42km and 195m race.

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The 25-year-old clocked a time of 2hr 32min 43sec, finishing ahead of Bahrain’s Rose Chelimo (2hr 33:46) and Namibia’s Helalia Johannes (2hr 34:15) after the runners finished the race around Doha’s waterfront popularly known as Corniche.

2. US sprinter Christian Coleman stormed to 100 meters gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha.

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Coleman is now the new World Champion of the Men’s 100m with a world leading time of 9.76. It was the first world 100 final since 2005 without legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, whose world record of 9.58, set in 2009, was 0.18 faster than Coleman’s time on Saturday.

  1. Jamaican Athlete Tajay Gayle on Saturday won gold medal of the Long Jump competition at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019. #QNA

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Jamaica’s newest World Champion, and first medalist of the 2019 Championships, did it in style by bettering his PB twice in the finals. His first jump which was measured at 8.46 meters would have been enough to win the competition.

4. Yusuke Suzuki became the first Japanese race walker to win a world title, making a bold move in the early stages to build a lead that largely went unchallenged.

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Yusuke Suzuki became the first Japanese race walker to win a world title, making a bold move in the early stages to build a lead that largely went unchallenged.

  1. China’s former world record-holder Liang Rui, winner at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships Taicang 2018, added another gold medal to her collection by winning the title in 4:23:26.

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“The weather conditions of the race were very, very tough because of the temperature and humidity. Before the race I was worried that I might collapse halfway. So my goal was to finish the race first and then try to win a medal,” she said.

  1. In one of the most spectacular performances in women’s 10,000-meter history, SIfan Hassan of the Netherlands captured her global outdoor title by running her last 1500 meters in 3:59.09 (last 1600 in 4:17.15) to win the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championship final in 30:17.23.

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The Dutch distance queen, who earlier this year set a world mile record, gave another demonstration of her astonishing versatility to destroy the brave Ethiopian Letesenbet Gidey with a 61-second final lap to strike gold in a Dutch record 30:17.33.

7. Qatari athlete Abubaker Haydar reached the semi-finals of the 800 meters race for men, in day 2 of the World Athletics Championships that are taking place in Doha, Alongside, Qatari athlete Abdulrahman Samba qualified for the finals of the 400meters/hurdles race for men, in day 2 of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.

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Indian Athlete Dutee Chand Crashes Out In First RoundIndian sprinter Dutee Chand’s World Athletics Championships campaign ended in disappointment as she clocked 11.48 seconds – one of her worst timings this season – in the women’s 100m heats in Doha on Saturday.

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