Rasheed Dwyer, Kyra Jefferson and Quanesha Burks produced world class performances on the final day of the 2nd NACAC Senior Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica, when 15 of the 16 finals contested saw championship records on Sunday (9).
Cuba’s Yarisley Silva produced her best performance in two years with a world-leading 4.85m to successfully defend her pole vault title on Thursday (23) at the Pan American Games in Toronto.
This event provided one of the highlights of the 2014 IAAF World Relays but this year it turned into a comedy of errors for both Jamaica and the USA.
It was a rare defeat for one of the sport’s highest profile stars, David Rudisha, that was the main talking point on another huge night at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Thursday (31).
On a weekend when Olympic medallists Warren Weir and Hansle Parchment were handed surprise defeats, Kaliese Spencer lived up to expectations to win the 400m hurdles at the Jamaican Championships in Kingston (26-29).