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The spotlight shifts to the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.
World Athletics Awards 2021

Guide to the World Athletics Awards 2021

The spotlight shifts to the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.... Read More

World Athletics has joined with a group of university and sports partners to support a major research project on child abuse in sport.
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New research shows scale of child abuse in sport

World Athletics has joined with a group of university and sports partners to support a major research project on child abuse in sport.... Read More

A closer look at their achievements in 2021
World Athletics Awards 2021

Focus on finalists: Elaine Thompson-Herah and Karsten Warholm

A closer look at their achievements in 2021... Read More

Abdessamad Oukhelfen and Dolshi Tesfu captured respective victories at the Cross Internacional de Alcobendas.
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Tesfu and Oukhelfen take the spoils in Alcobendas

Abdessamad Oukhelfen and Dolshi Tesfu captured respective victories at the Cross Internacional de Alcobendas.... Read More

Cybrian Kotut and Tsehay Alemu Maru took the honours at the 37th edition of the World Athletics Label road race.
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Kotut and Maru claim marathon crowns in Florence

Cybrian Kotut and Tsehay Alemu Maru took the honours at the 37th edition of the World Athletics Label road race.... Read More

A closer look at their achievements in 2021
World Athletics Awards 2021

Focus on finalists: Yulimar Rojas and Eliud Kipchoge

A closer look at their achievements in 2021... Read More

ATHLETES

FEATURED ATHLETE


Ryan CROUSER

FEATURED ATHLETE


Faith KIPYEGON

FEATURED ATHLETE


Damian WARNER

FEATURED ATHLETE


Yulimar ROJAS

FEATURED ATHLETE


Elaine THOMPSON-HERAH

FEATURED ATHLETE


Sifan HASSAN

FEATURED ATHLETE


Karsten WARHOLM

FEATURED ATHLETE


Sydney MCLAUGHLIN

FEATURED ATHLETE


Armand DUPLANTIS

VIDEOS

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Devon Allen clocks 12.99 to win 110m hurdles in Zagreb

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Trayvon Bromell runs world-leading 9.76 in Nairobi

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South Africa break world U20 4x100m record in Nairobi

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Sifan Hassan breaks the world 10,000m record in Hengelo

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Sha'Carri Richardson wins the 200m in Ostrava

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Women's 100m - World Athletics U20 Championships Nairobi 21

Records

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World Record*, Area Record, National Record
1:02:52
Women's Half Marathon
LetesenbetGIDEY
Ethiopia
WHEN 24 Oct 2021
WHERE Valencia (ESP)
Area Record, National Record
2:03:36
Men's Marathon
BashirABDI
Belgium
WHEN 24 Oct 2021
WHERE Rotterdam (NED)
National Record
11.72
Women's 100 Metres
XeniaHIEBERT
Paraguay
WHEN 13 Nov 2021
WHERE Asunción (PAR)
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