World Athletics Day 10 Live: World Athletics Championships: After an entertaining nine days of the World Athletics Championship, the competition has moved…
World Athletics Day 10 Live: World Athletics Championships: After an entertaining nine days of the World Athletics Championship, the competition has moved to the final day. The comoetition for gold in the 5000m final wil be huge with stars like Jakob Ingebrigsten and Mukar Edris fray among others. Malaika Mihambo remains favourite for the women’s long jump final. The 4x400m men and women’s final will also bring curtains to WCH Oregon 2022. Follow World Athletics Live updates with InsideSport.IN
Besides the mentioned events, there are other medal rounds as well, including the pole vault final, 100m hurdles among others.
Men’s 5000m final
12 and half laps, and there are 15 runners in the final. It is going to be a competitive final with a tough field. With top athletes in the final, including Muktar Edris, Nicholas Kipkorir, Jakob Ingebrigsten, not to forget world number one Joshua Cheptegi, it can be anybody’s game in the final.
If one looks at the heats, it was Jacob Krop, another strong contender, who finished with the best time. Ingebrigsten was second best in heats.
Women’s long jump final
Malaika Mihambo is a strong favourite for gold in the women’s long jump final. The German has come with the second-best jump in the season, with 7.09 in in May. It is only bettered by Australian Brooke Buschkuehl in July with a jump of 7.13. Both of them are in the final, making it an intriguing contest.
Also, in regards to the qualification, USA’s Quanesha Burks delivered a brilliant jump of 6.86m to end with her season’s best. It was even better than Mihambo’s qualification jump of 6.84m. Ese Brume jumped 6.82 to have the third best jump at 6.82m. With such kind of jumps, the long jump final is expected to be of top quality.
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Men and women 4x400m relay final
It is the last event of the World Championships, but always looked upon with greater interest. Without a shadow of doubt, it is the US team, which will be favourite to win men’s gold. They were the only team do a sub three in the qualifications. However, Jamaica will pose a strong challenge to US. In the women’s competition, it is once against going to be USA, who will start as favourites, led by Allyson Felix. Can the men and women achieve a golden double in the final day?
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