QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Happy to come back from two difficult years to be World champion again. My training has gone very well this last month and I came here with lot of confidence in my speed and power. I decided before I came to Beijing that I was going to run a more tactical race in the final," David Rudisha after winning the 800 m.
RESULT OF THE DAY
Nicholas Bett World lead 47.79 at 400 m hurdles, he trains for the event for only one year. Coach Hennie Koetze from South Africa. First time ever gold at big champs won from lane 9. Volker Beck won Olympic gold 1980 from lane 8, on the other side Angelo Taylor Olympic gold 2000 from lane 1.
Denia Caballero 69.26 discus best result at World champs since 1991.
SURPRISE OF THE DAY
USA not having medals in men 400m hurdles and men long jump.
TOP PERFORMANCE OF THE DAY OF IAAF
Saturday: Mo Farah, Sunday: Usain Bolt, Monday: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Tuesday nominees: David Rudisha, Denia Caballero, Greg Rutherford.
MEDALS (25 countries)
KEN 4-3-2, GBR 3-0-0, JAM 2-0-1, GER 1-2-1, ETH 1-2-0, USA 1-1-4
POINTS (44 countries)
KEN 90, USA 77, GER 41, POL 39, CHN 38, JAM 35
AGENT RANKINGS (by individual gold medals)
Ricky Simms 3, Jos Hermens 2, Sylvia Abmayr 1, John Nubani 1, Czeslaw Zapala 1, Alberto Armas 1, Enrico Dionisi 1, Paul Doyle 1, Adrian Laidlaw 1, Jorge Aguilera 1, Steffen Keil 1, Jukka Harkonen 1, Ulf Saletti 1, James Templeton 1, Jessica Ennis-Hill no official IAAF agent.
LONDON 2012 WINNERS
YES (7): Farah (10k), Bolt, Ennis-Hill, Kemboi, Fraser-Pryce, Rutherford, Rudisha, NO (7): Kiprotich, Pars, Majewski, Chen Ding, Rypakova, Lavillenie, Perkovic, NC (4): Adams, T. Dibaba, Sanchez, Bulut.
MOSCOW 2013 WINNERS
YES (6): Farah (10k), Fajdek, Bolt, Kemboi, Fraser-Pryce, Ibarguen, NO: (9) Kiprotich, Storl, Kasyanova, Holzdeppe, Perkovic, Menkov, Gordon, Aregawi, Aman, NC (3): Adams, Ivanov, T. Dibaba
1 World lead (men 400 m hurdles)
2 Area records (Asia men 400 m, Oceania men shot put)
44 National records