The combination of top fields and hot weather for Berlin’s ISTAF on Sunday (1) means the IAAF World Challenge meeting will act like a dress rehearsal for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
A third-round effort of 91.44m earned Germany’s ‘Third Man’, Andreas Hofmann, his first big international javelin prize as he claimed one of the 16 Diamond Trophies on offer in the first of the IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich on Thursday (30).
Birmingham Diamond League men report
Chao-Tsun Cheng shattered the Asian record in the javelin throw at the World University Games in Taipei City on Saturday (26).
It was all cheers and celebrations for the host nation in the German ‘lion city’ of Brunswick on Sunday (22) as, for the first time since its inauguration in 2009, Germany took the European Team Championship title after years of Russian dominance.