U.S. claims 3 gold medals on last day of track championship

The USA showed off the speed and intensity of its squad to win 3 gold medals at the very last day of the arena track championships. U. S. Runners gained the guys’s and ladies’s 1,six hundred-meter relays, and U. S. Girls finished first and second inside the a hundred-meter hurdles. The U. S. Completed with 14 gold medals — its best result at a global championships for 12 years — in the closing major worldwide opposition before next year’s Olympics in Tokyo.

Neither of the relays was a close contest, with the u. S. Finishing extra than a second clean of Jamaica in the men’s event and 3 seconds in advance of Poland in the women’s race.

Allyson Felix won a record 13th international championship gold as a part of the relay crew, though she only ran within the heats. The U. S. Used Dalilah Muhammad and Sydney Mclaughlin, the gold and silver medalists within the 400-meter hurdles, at the relay crew.

Wrapped in the U.S. flag, Nia Ali celebrated a victory lap with her two young children after taking gold in the 100-meter hurdles with a personal-best time of 12.34, beating fellow American Kendra Harrison. The 2015 world champion Danielle Williams took the bronze for Jamaica.

“I’m so excited for the upcoming years,” Harrison said. ”That was definitely a confidence booster and I’m so thankful.”

In one of the greatest long jump performances this century, Germany’s Malaika Mihambo added the world title to her 2018 European gold.

When facing elimination in the third round, Mihambo leaped 7.30 meters, the second-best jump by anyone since 2004.

The silver went to Ukraine’s Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk with 6.92, one centimeter ahead of Nigerian bronze medalist Ese Brume.

Kenya finished the championships with bragging rights over its East African distance running rival Ethiopia, winning five gold medals to Ethiopia’s two.

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