starting this friday July 15 and until Sunday 24 of this month in Eugene, Oregon in the United Statesone more edition of the World Athleticsfair that brings together the best athletes in the world and that in just over a week, will seek to break their own records, break existing ones and shine with their own light in their respective disciplines.
The legendary and renovated Hayward Field, with capacity for up to 25 thousand spectatorswill welcome the best athletes in the world in the 18th edition of a championship that is held in a new way in an even year as it has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Eugene, the home of the popcorn sports brand, all the stars of current athletics gather as they are Armand Duplantis, Yulimar Rojas, Ryan Crouser, Athing Mu, Joshua Cheptegei, Letesenbet Gidey, Sifan Hassan, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Elaine Thompson -Herah, Nafissatou Thiam, Marcell Jacobs, Errion Knighton. All of them are Olympic champions of the Tokyo 2020 Games (held last year), and now they face their rivals again.
By Usain Bolt’s marks at the 2022 World Championships in Athletics
Everyone wants to emulate the “Lightning”, few will achieve it. Usain Boltone of the most outstanding athletes in all of history, holds 11 world titles and eight Olympics as a sprinter, he also has the world records for the 100m and 200m dashes, and the 4×100 relay race with the Jamaican team. He is one of only seven athletes in history to have won titles in the youth, junior and senior categories.
His last world records were at the 2015 World Championship which was held in Beijing, China in the 200 meters, with a time of 19.55 seconds; In addition to the fact that in the same fair, he achieved the record in the 4×100 with a time of 37.36 seconds, who will be the one who manages to break these marks?
Fred Kerley, silver in Tokyo 2020, arrives at the event with the best world record of the year thanks to the 9.77 seconds with which he won the final of the American selection tests, on the same track at Hayward Field.
Also Marcell Jacobs, who, weighed down by injuries, arrives in Eugene with a better record of 10.04 seconds, 24 hundredths more of the time that allowed him to hang gold at the Tokyo Games.
2022 World Championships in Athletics
200 m 400 m 800 m 1500 m 5000 m 10000 m Marathon 110 m hurdles 400 m hurdles 3000 m hurdles 4×100 m 4×400 m 4×400 m mixed 20 km walk 35 km walk Long jump Triple jump High jump Pole vault Shot put Discus Throw Hammer Throw Javelin Throw Decathlon Heptathlon
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