Marcell Jacobs gold at the 60 meters Indoor World Championships



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Marcell Jacobs gold at the 60 meters Indoor World Championships

Marcell Jacobs, 100-meter Olympic champion at Tokyo 2020, wins the Indoor World Championships in Belgrade, in the 60-meter final, in 6 ”41, beating the European record of Dwain Chambers, who had resisted since Turin 2009.

Silver and bronze for the Americans Coleman and Bracy. At the end of the competition, Jacobs said: "This world gold is magic, but also the result of work. The important thing was to show everyone that the successes in Tokyo were no coincidence.

A result that was also the result of the great work on a mental level, thank you. the whole team for this dream." Video by Total Running Productions

Dalilah Muhammad: all the curiosities about the athlete

Dalilah Muhammad was Olympic champion of 400 meters hurdles in Rio de Janeiro 2016 and world champion in Doha 2019, in this specialty she also won two silver medals at the World Championships in Moscow 2013 and London 2017, the silver medal at the Olympic Games of Tokyo 2020, as well as the gold medal in the 4 × 400 m relay in 2019.

He has also set the world record in the 400 m hurdles with times of 52 "20 and 52" 16 on two occasions, holding the record since 28 July 2019 to June 27, 2021. Muhammad broke the 400-meter hurdles world record at the 2019 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships with a time of 52.20 seconds, improving Yuliya Pechonkina's 16-year-old record of 52.34 (2003).

Muhammad is only the second woman in the history of the 400m hurdles, after Sally Gunnell, to have won the Olympic title and broken the world record. In September, the IAAF ratified Muhammad's time as the official world record.

She won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships, improving her time by 0.04 seconds, setting the new world record with a time of 52.16 seconds. Dalilah was born by Nadirah and Askia Muhammad in Jamaica. Her coaches di lei is Yolanda Demus and lei linked up with Lawrence Johnson.

Dalilah estimated net worth is between $ 1 million and $ 5 million dollars. Her primary source of income di lei is her career di lei as a track and field athlete. Dalilah has been able to accumulate good fortune but she prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.

After graduating from USC, she chose to compete professionally in the 400 m hurdles. She improved her personal best in the 2013 season with 55.97 then 54.94 seconds in California. In her IAAF Diamond League debut, she placed fourth at the Shanghai Golden Grand Prix with a time of 54.74 seconds.

At the 2013 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, she improved her personal record by half a second with a run of 53.83 in the final to win her first national title in the 400 m hurdles. Muhammad has represented Nike since 2013.

At the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, Muhammad qualified for the 400 m hurdles but did not start. At the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, she placed 7th with a time of 57.31.