The women’s 4x100m race in the United States managed to surprise. The men’s 4x100m US race was upset.
The penultimate day of the IAAF World Championships has produced surprises in the last two races of the Saturday Night Show.
Melissa JeffersonAnd the Abby SteinerAnd the Gina Brandini And the TT Terry The Jamaican women’s quartet, which included Shelly Ann Fraser PriceAnd the Sherica Jackson And the Eileen Thompson puzzled, who swept the individual 100-meter medals. The United States won four hundred in 41.14 seconds.
Jefferson had the best split amongst the frontrunners, then Steiner beat Thompson-Herrah by .24, enough for Brandini and Terry to fend off Fraser-Price and Jackson.
“[If] “There’s no chemistry, there’s no confidence in being able to move the wand through the exchanges, you’re not really going to produce what you think you can produce just because you have three or four faster women,” Terry said. “Our chemistry was so good that we didn’t have to do much when we got back up.”
Twenty minutes later, Christian ColemanAnd the Noah LylesAnd the Elijah Hall And the Marvin Prause Williams Silver delivery instead of the expected gold. Canada, who won the men’s 4x100m at the last world championships held in the United States at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, outperformed the Americans by seven hundred. Andre de Grasse confine it.
The US had low-key deliveries from Coleman to Lyles and even more from Hall to Brassie Williams on anchor.
The United States was without it Fred Curleywho won the individual 100 meters race last Saturday as part of the U.S. medals sweep, then suffered a quadruple injury in the 200 meters semi-finals.
The United States is the greatest sprint nation in history, yet it has won 4x100m gold medals in only one world championship (Olympics or worlds) in the last 29 years (22 meets). It is a commandment that relays are not only gained by raw speed.
“A lot of people see that [silver] said Lyles, who ran in the 2019 4x100m race winning the American men’s alone. gold since 2007.
The World Championships ends on Sunday with nine finals, including the women’s 800m (Thing Mu) and 100m hurdles (Ken Harrisonmen’s pole vault (Mondo Duplantis) and final decathlon and 4x400m relays.
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Earlier on Saturday, Alison Felix She made a surprise comeback to help the United States in the women’s 4x400m relay qualify for Sunday’s final. Felix, who last week thought the mixed-gender 4x400m would be her last major race before retirement, was called from Los Angeles (while eating hot wings and drinking beer float) to return to Eugene in the women’s 4x400m.
Felix, who finished sixth in the 400m individual event, was the fastest split of the four American women in the race, but said she didn’t expect to be asked to be part of the final four. Predict the gold and bronze medalists for the 400m hurdles Sydney McLaughlin And the Delilah Muhammad Felix will still be in line for a 20th medal at the Professional World Championships, where the runners get medals too.
Gudav Tsegae It gave Ethiopia a sweep in the 5,000m, 10,000m and women’s marathon at the worlds, where the 5,000m took five days after taking silver in the 1,500m and was then placed in the nation’s 5,000m lineup. You’ve passed the Olympic gold medal Sifan Hassan From the Netherlands about the final curve. Hassan faded to sixth place, one point behind the world record holder Letesenbet Gidey Ethiopia. On Her Turf offers more on the women’s 5,000m here.
kenny Emmanuel Currier Followed by Tokyo Olympic gold with a world title in the 800m, Currier outperformed the Canadian Marco Arup Final straight. Algerian Jamal Sedjati Arop also passed for silver. No American made it to the final.
Like Currier, triple jump Peter Paul Picardo The Portuguese added a world title to his Olympic gold. No American has won a medal in this event for the first time since 2009.
Grenada javelin Anderson Peterswho started throwing stones at mango trees as a child, has repeated as a world champion.
Olympic decathlon champion Damian Warner He withdrew from Canada with a left leg injury in the 400 metres, the fifth and final event in the first two days of the competition. Warner was in the lead overall. Aiden Owens Delirum Of Puerto Rico, the NCAA champ from Michigan took the lead in the final five events on Sunday.
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