World high jump champion Mutaz Barshim will make his first appearance outside of his home country for two years at the Ready Steady Tokyo meeting, part of the World Athletics Continental Tour Gold series, in the Japanese capital on Sunday (9).
Japanese records were set in both sprint hurdles events at the Mikio Oda Memorial Athletics Meet, a World Athletics Continental Tour Bronze meeting, in Hiroshima on Thursday (29).
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Despite the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 being just the fourth competition for Grant Holloway since joining the professional ranks, the American’s success in a dramatic and incident-packed men’s 110m hurdles final did not happen by sheer fluke.
Grant Holloway didn’t know whether to laugh or cry after winning the 110m hurdles title here at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 in his first season as a professional – so he did both.
The men’s 110m hurdles at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 promises to be an intriguingly open affair involving numerous stellar talents but no one obvious favourite after a season where injuries and circumstance have taken the edge of many leading performers.
Scrappy, inconsistent and out-of-character; Omar McLeod’s races for the first half this season were essentially a reflection of the difficulties he has faced throughout the year.