World Athletics is pleased to confirm a list of 10 nominees for Female World Athlete of the Year.
Blowing away the field with a blistering sprint in the final straight, Shaunae Miller-Uibo completed a Bahamian sweep of the Olympic 400m titles at the Tokyo Games.
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.
Street meets may be seen as the fun and care-free cousin of top-flight athletics, but dozens of the world’s best athletes will be using Sunday’s adidas Boost Boston Games – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – as a key stepping stone leading up to the Olympic Games.
World-leading marks achieved at this stage of the season don’t tend to leave too much of an imprint on the world all-time lists, but Shaunae Miller-Uibo’s 49.08 to win the 400m at the USATF Grand Prix in Eugene – the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting of 2021 – broke the stadium record for an iconic venue.
Several top-quality clashes are set to highlight the USATF Grand Prix – the first World Athletics Continental Tour Gold standard meeting of 2021 – on Saturday (24).
For several of the headline acts at Saturday’s New Balance Indoor Grand Prix, their appearance at this World Athletics Tour Indoor Gold series meeting on New York’s Staten Island will be first and foremost an occasion to get reacquainted with indoor running.
Following the middle-distance madness in Lievin earlier this week, the sprints look set to provide the highlights at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix – the next World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021 – on Saturday (13).
Ryan Crouser's early season momentum in the shot put continued at the second American Track League series meeting in Fayetteville, USA, on Sunday (31).
It was quite fitting that the meeting at which Trayvon Bromell ran his fastest 100m for more than four years – a 9.90 clocking in Clermont on Friday (24) – was called ‘Back To The Track’.
When Allyson Felix and Shaunae Miller-Uibo started plotting out their 2020 season at the end of last year, they probably anticipated lining up against one another at roughly this time of year.