Poland’s throws legends impress on home soil, while 18-year-old Christine Mboma runs world-leading 48.54.
With exactly one month to go until the first athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Games, Olympic countdown will be well and truly on for the third edition of the Irena Szewińska Memorial in Bydgoszcz on Wednesday 30 June.
Global champions Dalilah Muhammad, Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jacob Kilpimo are among the latest stars who have confirmed their participation at the Gyulai Memorial – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Szekesfehervar on 6 July.
In a country that loves its throwing, Marcin Krukowski and Wojciech Nowicki put on an exhibition for local fans on the second evening of the Paavo Nurmi Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Turku, Finland, on Tuesday (8).
Sifan Hassan continued to make history by smashing the world 10,000m record with a time of 29:06.82 at the FBK Games.
All eyes will be on the hammer throw circle in Turku, Finland, this week as two titans of the event – Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek – fine-tune their Olympic preparations at the Paavo Nurmi Games, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting.
Five world champions, four Olympic gold medallists and two world record-holders are set to compete at the FBK Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Hengelo on Sunday (6).
Five-time winner Anita Wlodarczyk will return to the Istvan Gyulai Memorial, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, in Szekesfehervar on 6 July.
Meeting records fell in all four hurdles races at the adidas Boost Boston Games – part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series – with world record-holders Grant Holloway and Kendra Harrison among the winners.
Street meets may be seen as the fun and care-free cousin of top-flight athletics, but dozens of the world’s best athletes will be using Sunday’s adidas Boost Boston Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – as a key stepping stone leading up to the Olympic Games.