2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha

September 27, 2019 to October 06, 2019
Doha, Qatar

LRC Report Card Time: From A+ To F, We Grade Team USA at Worlds

From the very best (A+: Brazier, Schweizer, Groner), to the very worst (F: Colleen Quigley), we hand out the grades to Team USA at Worlds.

Athletics Illustrated:

After running an effortless 4:01 in the semis, she thought a 3:57 mid was possible.

World Athletics:

"One characteristic of champions is that they often find a way to win, even when they shouldn’t."

LRC Joshua Cheptegei Outkicks Yomif Kejelcha To Join the Great Kenenisa Bekele as World XC and 10,000m Champs in Same Year

Cheptegei held off a stiff challenge from Kejelcha on the final lap to get the 10,000m crown to go with his world xc crown.

LRC Timothy Cheruiyot DOMINATES Men's 1500 and Wins First World Title in 3:29.26

Timothy Cheruiyot outran the world's best 1500 runners from start to finish and when it was all said and done he had the achieved the largest margin of victory in history (2.12 seconds).

OlympicTalk | NBC Sports:

The US men had not won Worlds since 2007.

Star Tribune:

The US men had not won Worlds since 2007.

LRC Hellen Obiri Returns To Her Winning Ways, Defends 5000 Title With 14:26.72 Championship Record

Obiri hasn't had the smoothest of seasons but she front-way her way to gold tonight.

LRC Sifan Hassan Completes Historic 10,000/1,500 Double in Style With a 3:51.95!!

Hassan completed an epic double with an epic front-run that resulted in a 3:51.95 win.


"When I heard Kenyans singing and cheering us up in the stadium, I suddenly got the energy to chase Girma to the finish line. I said I was not going to let them down. They gave me the motivation and I dedicate the gold medal to the fans,"

The Independent:

Steve Cram said: "That's a punch ...I'm amazed he hasn't been DQ'd..."

World Athletics:

Columbia's Anthony Zambrano was second (44.15) and USA's Fred Kerley got the bronze (44.17).

World Athletics:

Two-time defending champ Sandra Perkovic was 3rd after an injury-filled season.

LRC Fabulous Friday: For One Night, Qatar Gets Its World Championship Moment

A big enthusiastic crowd, a world record, a hometown here, and a legend staying on top. Veteran journalist Elliott Denman put it best, "A great night for the sport of track and field."

LRC Conseslus Kipruto Preserves Kenyan Steeplechase Streak by the Tiniest Margin Possible at 2019 World Championships

This was a World Championships final for the ages won by .01 by Conseslus Kipruto.

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