Kevin Mayer “wants to prolong the pleasure” at the European Championships in Munich

After posting a message on his social networks on Sunday announcing his participation in the European Championships in Munich (August 15-21), Kevin Mayer, freshly decathlon world champion in Eugene (United States), explained his choice by video conference on Monday. “Kevin, why did you decide to line up for the European Championships?Decathlon is a fairly difficult … Read more

Armand “Mondo” Duplantis world champion by beating his world record

It was the only major title that was missing from his list. World record holder and Olympic champion, Mondo Duplantis became world champion for the first time on Sunday, and with style, since he simply broke his world record, raised to 6.21 m! He had only one real scare at 5.87m, bar passed on the … Read more

World record in the 100m hurdles in the semi-finals of the Worlds for the Nigerian Tobi Amusan in 12”12

The last session of these Eugene Worlds began with a thunderclap on Sunday. Nigerian Tobi Amusan (25), double African champion and 4th at the 2019 Worlds and the Tokyo Olympics in the 100m hurdles, won her semi-final in the time of 12”12 (+ 0.9 m/ s), new world record. It erases the previous mark of … Read more

Kevin Mayer revives after the decathlon disc competition at the Worlds

Kevin Mayer came back to life with a 49.44m in the Eugene World Championships decathlon discus contest. The Frenchman achieved this performance on his first try. He improved his best throw of the year by 14 centimeters. He thus goes up to fourth place in the ranking, at the head of which we now find … Read more

Shericka Jackson, Noah Lyles, Tual and Pontvianne in the final … What to remember from the night from Thursday to Friday at the Eugene Worlds

The 200m finals again gave spectators a total spectacle at Hayward Field, on the night of Thursday to Friday. Among the women, first, the Jamaican Shericka Jackson, the big favorite, won the world title in the 200m in 21”45 (+ 0.6 m / s), second fastest time in history behind the world record of the … Read more

Wightman, Dos Santos, Patterson… What to remember from Tuesday night in Eugene

Each evening at these Worlds has surprises in store and Tuesday’s session did not escape this observation. In a 1,500m started on very fast bases, the Briton Jake Wightman won in the sprint ahead of the reigning Olympic champion, the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen. The latter took the lead 800m from the line, setting a very … Read more

Thiam, Barshim, Kipyegon… What to remember from the night from Monday to Tuesday in Eugene

The suspense remained almost complete until the end of the heptathlon. Already crowned in 2017, the Belgian Nafissatou Thiam regained the title which had eluded her in 2019 thanks to an 800m of fire allowing her to erase her delay in the classification on the Dutchwoman Anouk Vetter, ending in agony 7 seconds behind. her … Read more

Cheptegei, Tola, what to remember from the third morning of the Eugene Worlds

10,000 m (H): Cheptegei retains its property “It was a real championship race. » Ugandan Joshua Cheptegei sums up the 10,000m which saw him retain his world title in the distance. Together with his compatriot Jacob Kiplimo, Cheptegei took responsibility to lead the train from the 3,000 meters and launched a sharp attack at the … Read more

Bigot, Finot, Gidey, what to remember from the second morning of the Eugene Worlds

If the tricolor camp could harbor some regrets with Quentin Bigot’s 4th place in the hammer on Saturday in Eugene, the second morning of the World Championships smiled on the French. Hammer: Bigot narrowly fails Quentin Bigot ranked 4th in the hammer with a throw of 80.24m, close to his personal best (80.55m). The French … Read more

Worlds: Quentin Bigot fails at the foot of the podium in the hammer throw

Quentin Bigot placed fourth in the Eugene World Championship Hammer Contest this Saturday. The Frenchman cleared 80.24m on his third try (third contest over 80 meters of his career) in a contest won by Poland’s Pawel Fajdek. Places were frozen after the third attempt, a too long cut after the third having given the impression … Read more