Wightman, Dos Santos, Patterson… What to remember from Tuesday night in Eugene

Each evening at these Worlds has surprises in store and Tuesday’s session did not escape this observation. In a 1,500m started on very fast bases, the Briton Jake Wightman won in the sprint ahead of the reigning Olympic champion, the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen. The latter took the lead 800m from the line, setting a very … Read more

Thiam, Barshim, Kipyegon… What to remember from the night from Monday to Tuesday in Eugene

The suspense remained almost complete until the end of the heptathlon. Already crowned in 2017, the Belgian Nafissatou Thiam regained the title which had eluded her in 2019 thanks to an 800m of fire allowing her to erase her delay in the classification on the Dutchwoman Anouk Vetter, ending in agony 7 seconds behind. her … Read more

Cheptegei, Tola, what to remember from the third morning of the Eugene Worlds

10,000 m (H): Cheptegei retains its property “It was a real championship race. » Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei sums up the 10,000m which saw him retain his world title in the distance. Together with his compatriot Jacob Kiplimo, Cheptegei took responsibility to lead the train from the 3,000 meters and launched a sharp attack at the … Read more

Injured in the right thigh, Marcell Jacobs is forfeited for the semi-finals of the 100m of the Worlds in Eugene

The press release from the Italian Athletics Federation (Fidal) fell less than two hours before the start of the 100m semi-finals of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene (United States). Victim of a contracture at the top of the right thigh which occurred during the first round on Friday, the Olympic champion Marcell Jacobs must … Read more

Bigot, Finot, Gidey, what to remember from the second morning of the Eugene Worlds

If the tricolor camp could harbor some regrets with Quentin Bigot’s 4th place in the hammer on Saturday in Eugene, the second morning of the World Championships smiled on the French. Hammer: Bigot narrowly fails Quentin Bigot ranked 4th in the hammer with a throw of 80.24m, close to his personal best (80.55m). The French … Read more

Worlds of Eugene: first gold medal in the history of Peru with Garcia Leon on 20 km walk

Kimberly Garcia Leon offered Peru the very first medal in its history at the World Athletics Championships by winning gold after the 20 km walk. This is the first title awarded at the Eugene Worlds, the very first contested on American soil. Garcia Leon completed this 20 km, launched under a blazing sun at midday, … Read more

Quentin Bigot qualified for the hammer throw final of the World Championships

Quentin Bigot qualified for the final of the hammer competition of the World Championships in Athletics which began Friday in Eugene (USA, Oregon). After achieving 75.62m on his first attempt, the vice world champion managed 77.95m on the second attempt, the qualification limit being 77.50m. “I felt pretty good, not too stressed, explained the Messin. … Read more