In one of the greatest sprint races of all-time, Elaine Thompson-Herah stunned with an Olympic record of 10.61 (-0.6m/s) to retain her 100m title at the Tokyo 2020 Games on Saturday (31).
Many events at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Szekesfehervar – a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold meeting – on Monday and Tuesday (5-6) will offer a sneak preview of what may happen at the Olympic Games in a few weeks’ time.
On a night of stunning athletics action midway through the four-day Jamaican Championships in Kingston on Friday (25), the most eventful moment came in the women’s 100m.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has become the second-fastest female 100m sprinter in history with a sensational 10.63 (1.3m/s) run in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday (5).
While the Wanda Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday (28) is an important step for many athletes on the road to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, for Mutaz Barshim it also represents a key milestone in his career.
The Muller Grand Prix Gateshead will be flooded with stellar talent, with a cast featuring 10 reigning world or Olympic champions and a combined cache of more than 100 global medals.
Continuing her comeback in style, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn stormed to a 100m hurdles win in 12.32 (1.7m/s) to move to equal seventh on the world all-time list at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational in Gainesville, Florida, on Saturday (17).
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce interview - World Athletics Awards 2019