Highlights from Rome!
In the men’s 200m, not only did Michael NORMAN ran his new PB, he also established a world lead and a meet record of 19.70. Noah LYLES clocked in 19.72, finishing second.
Donavon BRAZIER, in the 800m, also set a new World Lead. He edged Nijel AMOS by 0.02, passing the finish line in 1:43.63.
Tilahun HAILE BEKELE was impressive. He clocked the 5000m in 12:52.98 with a 54.7 last lap and set a new World Lead. In second place was Selemon BAREGA with a time of 12:53.04.
In the women’s 100m dash, Elaine THOMPSON ran her best since August 2017, with a very fast time of 10.89 and a new World Lead. In second, with 10.94, Dina ASHER-SMITH set a European Lead with 10.94.