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World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has described the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 as the best in history in terms of the quality and depth of performances produced by the athletes of more than 200 nations.
The World Athletics Championships in Oregon have been rescheduled to 15-24 July in 2022, following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Every once in a while, a competition takes place that redefines an event. 28 years ago, at the World Championships Tokyo 1991, Mike Powell and Carl Lewis were locked in an epic duel in the long jump, which saw the lead change hands several times before the former came out on top with a world record that still stands to this day. This showdown has since reached legendary status and is still talked about as one of the greatest moments in the sport.
Three victories on the concluding day of the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 – from 100m hurdler Nia Ali and the men’s and women’s 4x400m teams - bolstered the United States’ position at the top of the medal table, taking their count to 14 golds and 29 medals in total.
Some of the biggest names in the sport have cemented their legendary status by adding to their career medal haul at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.