The United States emerged as a favorite for the 4×400-meter mixed relay. Two American women and two men lived in that role. With Alison Felix as the second runner-up, the American team went 3’09 “at 34, improving their own world record by more than 3 seconds.
Belgium could not surprise the top countries. Dylan Borley introduced the Thankless Inner Lane and was the last to change sticks for the first time. Hanne Claes was able to make two spots and Camille Loss held that well, but it was not possible.
Lose placed his friend Kevin Borley in sixth place, who was too far behind to get too much out of the competition. The good news was an improvement in Belgian records. Now it’s 3’14 “22.
Just before and after the mixed relay, some in Doha were included in the thrilling finals. The women’s pole vault final turned into a three-way battle. Whoever crossed 4.95 meters first won. In the end, only Anjelica Sidorova, a Russian who was allowed to compete under a neutral flag, surpassed that height in her third and final attempt. She is the new world champion.
Shelley-Ann Fraser-Pryce looked ahead to the women’s 100-meter final. At the 2017 World Cup in London, Jamaica was absent to give birth. In Doha, she was the fastest in Saturday’s heat and did not make it to the semi-finals.
In the finals, Fraser-Pryce confirmed his favorite position with a cannon start and a strong time: 10 “71. This is his fourth world title in the 100 meters. Keep an eye out for the Olympics next summer!
Daphne shippers also reached the 100-meter final, but were canceled. The Dutch had problems with his addictions and therefore could not grow fully. Given 200 meters away, its track remained empty.
29-year-old Christian Taylor won the world title in the triple jump. A familiar image, as the American did it for the fourth time. He defeated his rivals with a jump of 17.92 meters. Silver was also with Will Clay for the US.