Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah is now being coached by former MVP Track Club coach Shanikie Osbourne, who assisting her temporarily until the end of the season.
The World Athletics U20 Championships will go ahead as initially planned in Lima after the city was reinstated, while Eugene is to host championships in 2026.
A knee injury has forced USA’s Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone to miss the 2023 World Championships, with Marileidy Paulino the now likely gold medal media favorite at Budapest 2023.
The latest track and field news entry lists ahead of the World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023, which takes place in Hungary, between 19-27 August.
With Nafi Thiam ruled out of the 2023 World Championships with an Achilles injury, USA’s Anna Hall is now the clear favorite for gold at Budapest 23 later this month.
Eleanor Patterson, Kelsey-Lee Barber, and Nicola Olyslagers headline Australia World Athletics Championships team. They are all gold medal contenders this year.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo makes a should return for the World Athletics Championships and Olympic champion Steven Gardiner is the favorite in the men’s 400m dash.
Michael Norman will defend his 400m title at the World Athletics Championships against Steven Gardiner and Wayde van Niekerk, who are the gold medal favorites.
Zharnel Hughes and Keely Hodgkinson, as well as Dina Asher-Smith, lead Great Britain and Northern Ireland’s 55-member team to the World Athletics Championships.
Olympic champion Sifan Hassan and European star Femke Bol are the featured names in the Netherlands team to the World Athletics Championships in Budapest.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson lead Jamaica World Athletics Championships 2023 team. Elaine Thompson-Herah has been selected for the relays.
Wayde van Niekerk says his target is to improve in the coming weeks as he aims to win the world track and field championships 400m title in Budapest next month.