The set-up and atmosphere may have felt slightly unusual at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, but the action and excitement didn’t suffer at the first World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021 on Friday (29).
Almost three years since her last 60m race, world 200m champion Dina Asher-Smith will line up for the short sprint at the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe, the first World Athletics Indoor Tour Gold meeting of 2021, on 29 January.
Ronnie Baker hasn’t had the best of luck in recent years.
Fittingly, almost exactly six days and 17 hours after setting a world pole vault record of 6.17m at the last World Athletics Indoor Tour meeting, Armand Duplantis will be back on the runway at the Muller Grand Prix Glasgow on Saturday (15).
World Indoor Championships medallists Su Bingtian and Daphne Schippers will be among the headliners in their respective 60m races at the International PSD Bank Meeting Dusseldorf, the third stop of the World Athletics Indoor Tour, on 4 February.
It was another record-breaking 60m blast from Christian Coleman, and a first global gold medal for the burgeoning 21-year-old US sprint talent from the USA.