After the fifth and final Gold level meeting of the 2021 World Athletics Indoor Tour brought the series to a close for another year, 11 athletes have booked their place at the World Athletics Indoor Championships Belgrade 22.
Organisers of the Herculis meeting have confirmed the participation of four more global champions for the Wanda Diamond League fixture in Monaco on 14 August.
World 110m hurdles champion Grant Holloway has been based in Gainesville, Florida, throughout lockdown. Here the charismatic rising star of global athletics offers his five-point guide to surviving life in lockdown.
World long jump champion Malaika Mihambo delighted 12,500 spectators at the ISTAF Indoor in Berlin on Friday (14) with a world-leading leap of 7.07m.
Despite the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 being just the fourth competition for Grant Holloway since joining the professional ranks, the American’s success in a dramatic and incident-packed men’s 110m hurdles final did not happen by sheer fluke.
Grant Holloway didn’t know whether to laugh or cry after winning the 110m hurdles title here at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in his first season as a professional – so he did both.
Relocating the NCAA Championships from often cold Oregon to always hot Texas had predictable results: college sprinters and hurdlers assaulted the record book and world lists Friday (7) night, led by Divine Oduduru and Grant Holloway.
Setting a national record in the hurdles is to the USA what a national record in distance running is to Ethiopia or Kenya. In other words, it is a rare, and memorable, achievement.
Even if they did not reach all their goals on Friday (8) night, Armand Duplantis and Grant Holloway remain the key figures of the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships at Birmingham, Alabama, USA.