Allyson Felix won the 150 metres showdown against Olympic 400m champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo tonight in a live link-up, seven-venue Inspiration Games that appeared briefly – but erroneously – to have produced an unfeasible world 200m best from Felix’s fellow American Noah Lyles.
Organisers of the annual Weltklasse in Zurich are preparing for tomorrow’s staging of another international track and field event involving competitors in different venues – the Inspiration Games.
Olympic 400 metres champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo has said she may not defend her title at Tokyo 2020 as the schedule makes it difficult to also run in the 200m.
The largest and most significant athletics meeting of the pandemic-blighted year will take place with Oslo’s Bislett Stadium at its centre tomorrow night – the self-styled Impossible Games – with another similar event, the Inspiration Games, based in Zurich set to take place on July 9.
Salwa Eid Naser of Bahrain became the third fastest woman in history over 400 metres, leaving a shattered Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas in her wake, clocking 48.14sec - the fastest time run in 34 years - at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships here.
Had it not already been taken, the International Association of Athletics Federation World Championships that start here tomorrow could have used the phrase associated with the Sochi 2014 Winter Games: "Hot. Cool. Yours".
Birmingham’s Alexander Stadium will tomorrow host a women’s 200 metres of stellar quality as the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Diamond League circuit continues.