Cheptegei could only manage 7:33.24 in the 3000 as Daniel Komen’s legendary 7:20.67 world record lives on. In the sprints, Fred Kerley ran 9.96 to dominate Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse.
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No world records fell today in Ostrava but there was plenty of great action as a ton of BIG names picking up wins as the likes of Laura Muir, Faith Kipyegon, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Ryan Crouser, Karsten Warholm, Christian Taylor and Sifan Hassan all vanquished the competition.
Juan Miguel Echevarria was sensational as the 19-year old became the 1st human to record 3 jumps over 8.50 in the same competition in 21 years. American Ben True was with the leaders in the 3k at the bell and ran 7:41.86 and Genzebe Dibaba got smoked in the 800 and failed to break 2:00.