.Seven months after he destroyed the world record, Eliud Kipchoge cemented his status as the greatest marathon runner of all time on Sunday (28) by clocking the second-fastest time in history and becoming the first man to achieve a quartet of victories at the Virgin Money London Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label race.
The stateside early-season results continue to impress as Olympic champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo produced the second-fastest time of her career in her first individual race of 2019.
Nigeria’s Chukwuebuka Enekwechi, world ranked No.14, produced a national shot put record of 21.77m to beat Brazilian favourite Darlan Romani the 35th Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo on Sunday (28) as the 2019 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge got under way at the Estádio do Centro Nacional de Desenvolvimento do Atletismo in Bragança Paulista, São Paulo.
Kenya’s Reuben Kerio and Ethiopia’s Shasho Insermu set race records at the 42nd Rock ’n’ Roll Madrid Marathon, crossing the line of the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:08:18 and 2:26:24 respectively on Saturday (27).
Kristjan Rosenberg from Estonia and Annie Kunz from the USA are the overnight leaders at the 32nd edition of the Multistars, but Adam Sebastian Helcelet and Allison Reaser-Halverson look poised to challenge for victory at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Lana.