Brussels Diamond League, Budapest 23 now ... Jamaican athletes, left to right, Elaine Thompson-Herah, Shericka Jackson and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce celebrate their 1-2-3 finish in the women's 100m final at Oregon22 World Athletics Championships
EUGENE, OREGON - JULY 17: Gold medalist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Team Jamaica and silver medalist Shericka Jackson of Team Jamaica celebrate after the Women's 100m Final on day three of the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 at Hayward Field on July 17, 2022 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images for World Athletics)

The world of athletics has much to offer in 2023, with three global championships and numerous one-day meetings.

These events will bring renewed rivalries and the opportunity for record-breakers to push the limits of their respective disciplines. Some standout athletes to watch include Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, the current world 100m champion, Shericka Jackson, who will defend her 200m title, and Elaine Thompson-Herah, the Olympic sprint double champion.

Gone are the days when the top sprinters avoided competing against each other. Fraser-Pryce, Thompson-Herah, and Jackson are all expected to participate in the women’s 100m and 200m events.

In addition, 200m specialists Noah Lyles and Erriyon Knighton have a history of exciting head-to-head battles. We will likely see more of these high-energy sprint duels in 2023.

Overall, the coming year promises to be a thrilling one for athletics.


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