A few things you might have missed while waiting for Argentina to get a shot on frame:
BEST RECORD PERFORMANCE
Emma Coburn wanted the U.S. record in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase. Ethiopia’s Hiwot Ayalew just wanted a Diamond League win. The result: a terrific duel down the stretch, a world-leading time, and a record.
OK, you tell me who won this race.
The answer is Nickel Ashmeade in 9.97, with Mike Rodgers second (also in 9.97) and Nesta Carter third (9.98).
BEST PHOTO FINISH
BEST BEER FIGHT
Mass quantities being exchanged here after a triathlon mixed relay.
But how’d Gwen Jorgensen do? She merely won her fourth straight women’s event. Here’s her explanation:
Jorgensen. Then this …
BIGGEST STATEMENT BY A DECATHLETE
BIGGEST DUEL WON BY SOMEONE ELSE
BIGGEST U.S. WIN
FAREWELL AND THANKS