Day 7 Recap: Dafne Schippers & Ashton Eaton Set the Track on Fire; Tianna Bartoletta Wins LJ Gold with PB on Final Attempt

Schippers' 21.63 set a meet record and made her the third-fastest woman of all-time. Jamaica's Elaine Thompson ran 21.66 (#5 all-time) but had to settle for silver as 3 women broke 22.00 in the same race for just the second time ever. Eaton ran 45.00 for 400 during the decathlon (best-ever during a decathlon) and could challenge his WR on Saturday.

Day 6 Recap: Bolt Beats Gatlin (Again) in 200, Christian Taylor Scares the World Record and Allyson Felix Reigns Supreme

Team USA has struggled at these championships but Thursday night went very well for the Americans as Taylor (triple jump) and Felix (400) earned the U.S.'s 2nd and 3rd golds of the championships in impressive fashion -- an 18.21 jump (#2 all-time) by Taylor and a 49.26-second run for Felix (PB). Justin Gatlin couldn't complete a perfect night, which is understandable as he once again lost to the incomparable Usain Bolt (19.55 to 19.74) and had to settle for silver.

Day 5 Recap: Wayde van Niekerk Wins a Blazing 400 in 43.48; Julius Yego's 92.72 Bomb in Javelin Keeps Kenya's Golden Championships Going

Three men broke 44.00 for the first time in history as former world champs LaShawn Merritt (43.65 PB) and Kirani James (43.78) had to settle for silver and bronze. Cuba's Yarisley Silva won the pole vault in dramatic fashion, while Justin Gatlin (19.87) and Usain Bolt (19.95) cruised through the 200 semis to set up a thrilling final on Thursday.

Video of Men's 400m Final at 2015 World Track and Field Championships

Event Schedule

Race Date CST CST
Quarterfinals 08/11/13
Semifinals 08/12/13
Final 08/13/13

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