World champion Malaika Mihambo, competing off a shortened run-up, sailed out to a world-leading 7.03m to win the long jump at Anhalt 2020, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, in Dessau on Tuesday (8).
Organisers of Berlin’s ISTAF have announced a host of top stars set to compete at the World Athletics Continental Tour Silver meeting on 13 September.
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.
In the third round of the long jump at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, Malaika Mihambo’s dreams almost came crashing down.
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.
European champion and 2019 world leader Malaika Mihambo will be among the marquee attractions at the 78th ISTAF, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting, on 1 September.
European champion Malaika Mihambo saved her best for the final round of the long jump on the second of two days at the well-attended German Championships in Berlin, leaping a world-leading PB of 7.16m (0.4m/s).
When it came to the crunch, halfway down the home straight at the Alexander Stadium, Shaunae Miller-Uibo had too much class for her rivals in the stacked-high women’s 200m in the Muller Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (18), the last stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit before finals nights in Zurich (29-30) and Brussels (30-31).
Noah Lyles offered another fluent demonstration at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League fixture tonight (5) that he could be the next big thing in the men’s sprints as he equalled his 2018 world-leading time and personal best of 19.69 to win a 200 metres stacked with talent from his equally young compatriots.