Almaz Ayana’s stunning 5000m triumph over her Ethiopian compatriot and 1500m winner Genzebe Dibaba wins Performance of the Beijing 2015 Championships, powered by adidas, after getting 23.84% of the overall votes.
Beijing 2015 RECAP: Yego and Van Niekerk smash African records, Kiyeng wins Steeple gold on Day 5 – Aug 26
Kenya’s Julius Yego and South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk smash African records on their way to the World titles, and Kenyan Hyvin Kiyeng claimed her first global gold medal on day 5 at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Genzebe Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s first ever gold in the 1500m at the World Championships; David Rudisha completes comeback with 800m gold for Kenya, and Nicholas Bett stuns to an historic 400m hurdles title on a successful fourth day for Africa at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Veterans Vivian Cheruiyot and Ezekiel Kemboi propelled Kenya to the top of the medal standings at the close of the third day of the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Day Two at the 2015 IAAF World Championships saw David Rudisha back to his best in the men’s 800m semi-finals while Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman and Botswana’s Nijel Amos failed to make the finals.
Ghirmay Ghebreslassie was the star performer of Day 1 of Beijing 2015 after winning Eritrea’s first World Championships gold medal – the men’s marathon title – in 2:12:27 in Beijing, China.
Nigeria’s hope for a medal at the 2015 IAAF World Championship in Beijing, China fades after Blessing Okagbare came last in the women’s 100m on Monday.
Kenya dominated the men’s 3000m steeplechase on Day 3 of the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China, with Ezekiel Kemboi leading the podium sweep.
Eritrean Ghirmay Ghebreslassie won the first gold medal of the 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships on a very hot and sunny morning in Beijing on Saturday.
Nigeria’s Uhunoma Naomi Osazuwa on course to break her national Heptathlon record at the ongoing IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.
A total of US$ 7,194,000 in prize money will be paid at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 to the leading athletes and teams in the 47 events being contested in the Chinese capital.
With one week to go, the final entries indicate that 207 IAAF Member Federations will send representatives to Beijing 2015 for the most important sporting event of the year.
IAAF President Lamine Diack has urged organisers to step up promotional efforts to ensure that the Bird’s Nest Stadium becomes, again, a motivating and inspiring stage for the world’s best athletes.
The IAAF Council has approved the entry standards for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, and a new qualification system has been introduced.
The Local Organising Committee (LOC) website for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, holding from August 22-30 next year in China, is now open.
Today marks exactly one year to go to the start of the 15th IAAF World Championship, Beijing 2015 which will take place from August 22 to 30, 2015 at the Bird’s Nest.