2023 World Athletics Championships

August 19, 2023 to August 27, 2023
Budapest, Hungary

The biggest track meet in the world in 2023.

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3 months ago

LRC Jakob Ingebrigtsen Leaves It Late, Repeats as 5000m World Champion

Ingebrigtsen said he was still not fully recovered from the illness that plagued him earlier in the meet but had enough to outkick Spain's Mo Katir for gold by .14.

3 months ago

7 months ago

LRC 6 Final Thoughts from Budapest: Handing Out MVPs, We Need More Worlds in Europe, & More

After 12 days in Budapest, Jonathan Gault shares his final reflections from a terrific 2023 World Athletics Championships and includes 4 simple rule changes that should be made before Tokyo 2025. Plus who are his Budapest MVPs?

7 months ago

LRC Mary Moraa Wins Clash of the Titans in 800 Meters at 2023 World Championships over Athing Mu and Keely Hodgkinson

After Mu took the race out in 56.01, Moraa hung onto her most of the way until pulling away midway down the home straight to win in 1:56.03.

7 months ago

LRC Victor Kiplangat Wins World Marathon Gold for Uganda, Zach Panning Leads Americans

Victor Kiplangat, the Commonwealth Games champion, took it to another level and won the World marathon title as Zach Panning led the Americans in 13th.

7 months ago

LRC Faith Kipyegon Becomes First Woman to Sweep 1500/5000m Titles at Worlds

Kipyegon closed in an absurd 56.59 for her final 400 to join Bernard Lagat (2007) as the only athletes to pull off the double at Worlds.

7 months ago

LRC Marco Arop Goes From Last to First to Win 2023 World 800m Title for Canada

Marco Arop went from last to first on the final lap to get a dominant 800m gold for Canada.

7 months ago

7 months ago

LRC Ethiopia's Amane Beriso Shankule Wins World Marathon Title to Cap an Amazing Year

Amane Beriso Shankule capped an amazing personal calendar year of running to become the World Champion as Gotytom Gebreslase got silver and Fatima Gardadi of Morocco prevented the Ethiopian sweep. Lindsay Flanagan led the Americans in 9th.

7 months ago

LRC Noah Lyles & Shericka Jackson Repeat as 200m World Champions in Budapest

Jackson set a championship record of 21.41 (#2 all-time) while Lyles ran 19.52 to complete the 100/200 double.

7 months ago

LRC Athing Mu Survives Scare and Qualifies For 2023 World Championship Final

For the first time as a pro, Athing Mu didn't cross the finish line first in an 800 tonight but she still impressed us greatly. All 3 Americans will be in the final as well Moraa, Hodgkinson and Reekie.

7 months ago

LRC Day 6 Recap: Jamaica Shines With Double Gold as Men's 800/5K Finals Are Set

Danielle Williams stunned the women's 100 hurdles field and Antonio Watson won the 400 in a golden 30 minutes for Jamaica.

7 months ago

Day 6 LIve Thread

The meet is on USA Network/ and Peacock in the US now. Best way to follow live is ourlive thread here.

7 months ago

LRC Women's Steeple and 5k Prelims: Emma Coburn Exits with Hamstring Injury, Hassan and Kipyegon Duke it Out

Sifan Hassan decided she wanted to beat Faith Kipyegon in the prelim as Emma Coburn, Krissy Geer and others went home.

7 months ago

LRC Josh Kerr Follows His Instincts to Incredible Upset in 1500m at 2023 World Championships

For the second year in a row, a runner from Edinburgh AC upset Jakob Ingebrigtsen in the world final as Kerr replicated Jake Wightman's race from a year ago to take gold.

7 months ago

LRC Worlds Day 5 AM Recap: Athing Mu Runs & Wins Prelim; Richardson & Lyles Breeze in 200 Prelims

Mu won her 800 heat in 1:59.59 while Sha'Carri Richardson led all 200m qualifiers in 22.16.

7 months ago

LRC Soufiane El Bakkali Dispatches Lamecha Girma To Win 2023 Steeplechase World Title

El Bakkali's kick was lethal once again as he took down the world record holder over the final 200m and improved his record to 8-1 against Girma.

7 months ago

LRC Faith Kipyegon Wins 5th Global 1500m Title With Ridiculous 56-Second Final Lap

Kipyegon blasted the field over the final 200 as Diribe Welteji and Sifan Hassan rounded out the podium.

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