Olympic pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi arrived in Greece on the first of March, to visit family, put in a month-long training cycle and take part in the Olympic Torch Relay on Thursday before returning to her base near Cleveland, Ohio. But nothing went remotely close to plan.
Four days after their clash in Bydgoszcz, the finishing order of Polish duo Pawel Fajdek and Wojciech Nowicki was reversed at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial with Fajdek coming out on top at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting in Chorzow on Sunday (16).
World champions Anita Wlodarczyk and Pawel Fajdek headed to the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial off the back of defeats in their most recent competitions, but the Polish duo were once again beaten at the IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge in Chorzow on Friday (8).
Two world indoor bests highlighted the first full day of competition at the US Indoor Championships, staged in the 1561m altitude of Albuquerque, New Mexico on Saturday (4).
Bahamian sprint star Shaunae Miller produced arguably the top performance of the IAAF World Challenge meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, when she sped to a 200m time of 22.14 on Saturday (7).