IAAF Diamond League, Paris – 24 August 2019
Tom Walsh won the shot put with a season’s best of 22.44m which came in the first round. The world champion had further throws of 22.10m, 22.21m and 22.31m, before a couple of no throws at the end.
Walsh said that he knew that he had something going into the competition.
“I was feeling really good in the circle the last bit. Coming out in the first throw it popped out of my hand and it was really easy, smooth, and I was really happy with that. “Then I had another three good throws which I was really happy with, then I started pushing a bit and it was not exactly what I wanted but I'm really happy for my first comp in two months and my first comp in the build-up to Doha,” he said.
“I've just got to keep the ball rolling until Doha and not get ahead of myself. I know what works well for me and if I do that I'll be fine. If I get caught up with how far this thing is going it won't go well for me so I have to stick to what I know,” he added.
Joe Kovacs of USA was second with 22.11m and Darlan Romani of Brazil third with 21.56m.
Nick Willis was 14th in the 1500m in 3:37.33, won by Ronald Musagala of Uganda in 3:30.58.
Eliza McCartney competed in the pole vault but no heighted at 4.25m.
Morton Games, Dublin, 21 August: Julian Oakley 5000m 14:05.88 (16).
Scotland Championships, Grangemouth, Falkirk, 18 August: Ariana Harper 800m 2:15.29 (7).
BMC, Watford London, 21 August: Ariana Harper 800m 2:09.82 (4RA).
GBR National Championships, Birmingham, 24 August: Sam Petty 1500m 3:52.94 (7H2).
Grand Prix, Brussells, 23 August: Cameron French 400m H 49.79 (1).
Flanders Cup, Huizingen, 24 August: Samuel Bremer 1500m 3:47.56 PB (6).
Australia Cross Country Championships, Kembla Grange, Wollongong Illawarra, NSW – 24 August 2019
Kirstie Rae won the under 20 6km in 21:24, Aimee Ferguson 22:33 (9), Sarah Lambert 22:46 (12), Liliana Braun 23:03 (14). New Zealand were second in the teams.
Men under 20 8km; Max Karamanolis 26:45 (17), Fletcher Pickworth 27:10 (22), Liam Lamb 27:18 (23), Liam Thomas Mullin 29:09 (48), team fourth.
Men under 18 6km; William Taylor 19:16 (10), Tobias Saxby 19:17 (12), Will Anthony 19:27 (17), McCullum Rowe 19:30 (18), Andres Hernandez 19:32 (19), Zane Powell 19:33 (21), Liam Back 19:43 (27), Reid Livingstone 20:18 (55), George Lambert 20:28 (62), Andre Le Pine-Day 20:56 (80), team third.
Women under 18 4km; Isabella Richardson 14:18 (5), Rebecca Baker 14:44 (19), Natalya Carter 15:01 (30), Arabella White 15:06 (35), Maia Flint 15:06 (36), Jemima Antoniazzi 15:09 (40), Maali Kyle-Ford 15:11 (44), team fourth.
Women under 16 4km; Hannah Prosser 14:14 (6).
Gold Coast Winter Series No 4, Griffith University Athletics Track, Southport, 17 August: Portia Bing 400m H 56.28 (1).
39th de Castella 15km Run, Melbourne, 25 August: Dave Ridley 48:53 (4).