Global champions Dalilah Muhammad, Shaunae Miller-Uibo and Jacob Kilpimo are among the latest stars who have confirmed their participation at the Gyulai Memorial – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – in Szekesfehervar on 6 July.
Six world record-holders will headline a stunning cast of athletic talent for the 60th edition of the Golden Spike in Ostrava, a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting, on Wednesday (19).
Reigning world half marathon champion Jacob Kiplimo from Uganda and Tsehay Gemechu from Ethiopia claimed the victories at the 64th edition of the Campaccio in San Giorgio su Legnano, Italy, the first leg of the pandemic-shortened World Athletics Cross Country Permit series, on Sunday (21).
The fields for the Ras Al Khamimah Half Marathon continue to go from strength to strength with five-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor and two-time world 5000m champion Hellen Obiri added to the line-up for the World Athletics Gold Label road race on 19 February.
Kibiwott Kandie smashed the world record in the half marathon today, clocking 57:32 at the Valencia Half Marathon.
Jacob Kiplimo's road to the top of the world started in Kween, a rural district in the east of Uganda, close to the Kenyan border.
For the first time in the 28-year history of this event, a Ugandan athlete stood proud atop the podium, but it wasn’t the one most expected. In the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), it was Jacob Kiplimo and not Joshua Cheptegei who reigned supreme, the 19-year-old coming of age with his first global title at senior level.
When the gun sounds for the men’s race at the World Athletics Half Marathon Championships Gdynia 2020 on Saturday (17), all eyes will be on an athlete who has never previously raced the 21.1km distance.