A little over a month after Hurricane Dorian wreaked devastation in his homeland of The Bahamas, Steven Gardiner lifted the spirits of his compatriots to climb sixth on the all-lists with a rip-roaring victory.
If there were any lingering questions as to whether the Bahamian team would be represented in full force at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, according to the team’s delegates, the answer is a clear yes.
Piotr Lisek won a monumental men’s pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco tonight (12) with an effort of 6.02m – a Polish record, meeting record, and world-leading mark.
Bahamian one-lap specialist Steven Gardiner points to his 400m silver medal at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 as the pinnacle of his career so far, while his low moments came at the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015 and at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Bahamian record-holder Steven Gardiner talks about the journey to winning his breakthrough 400m silver medal at the recent IAAF World Championships in London.
He doesn’t like the cold, Steven Gardiner. Not many Bahamians do.
A 90-metre javelin throw at any stage of the season is noteworthy. But a 93.90m throw on a season’s debut suggests Thomas Rohler could be set for an incredible year.
Poland’s world hammer champion Pawel Fajdek won his 10th consecutive competition this summer with a world-leading throw of 83.12m at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial, an IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge meeting, in the Hungarian town of Szekesfehervar on Tuesday (7).
High hopes of a high jump world record in Oslo were effectively blown away by a fitful wind which troubled athletes both on the track and in the field during the IAAF Diamond League meeting which was also the 50th Anniversary running of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games.