Athletics-Swede Duplantis breaks pole vault world record to win gold
Athletics-Swede Duplantis breaks pole vault world record to win goldThe Olympic champion cleared 6.00m to make sure of the title, before he set his sights on his own record of 6.20m set at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade earlier this year and improved upon it by 1cm with his second attempt.
(Reuters) - Poland's Tokyo Olympics javelin silver medallist Maria Andrejczyk will be sidelined for the rest of the season to recover from a serious shoulder injury, she said on Friday. © Reuters/KAI PFAFFENBACH World Athletics Championships
The 26-year-old will miss her home Diamond League event in Chorzow on Saturday as well as the European Championships, which start on Aug. 15.
"Unfortunately, my body has completely stopped listening to me and I am no longer able to do something about it so I am cancelling tomorrow's start as well as the rest of the season," Andrejczyk said in a post on social media.
Athletics-American Norman digs deep to deliver 400m gold
Athletics-American Norman digs deep to deliver 400m goldEUGENE, Ore. (Reuters) -Michael Norman finally delivered on the big stage on Friday as he dug in with a gritty performance to win gold against a stacked field in the World Championships 400 metres final and continue the American gold rush on home soil.
She said in July after a disappointing performance at the 2022 World Athletics Championships, where she did not reach the finals, that she had been unable to train regularly this year due to a tear in her shoulder joint.
Andrejczyk, who has sustained the same injury before, added that the pain was so severe she had to wait two weeks to return to training after practising her throwing as she could not lift her hand afterwards.
The Pole said at the time she had not decided whether to have more surgery as she feared it could end her career.
(Reporting by Silvia Recchimuzzi in Gdansk; Editing by Ken Ferris)
Radprofi Ackermann with the first WorldTour victory for two years .
Tour © Imago/Sirotti Jubilee: Pascal Ackermann is targeting. The Palatinate Pascal Ackermann won the fourth stage of the Poland tour of 179.4 kilometers from Lesko to Sanok in the mass sprint on Tuesday. Places two and three took the Belgian Jordi Meeus from the German Bora Hansgrohe team and the Italian Jonathan Milan. In the overall ranking, the Colombian Sergio Higuita, which is driving for Bora, is ahead.