World Athletics Championships: medal table and schedule
Rank, Country, Total. 1, UNITED STATES, 10, 11, 9, 2, KENYA, 5, 2, 4, 3, SOUTH AFRICA, 3, 1, 2, 6. 4, FRANCE, 3, 0, 2, 5. 5, PR OF CHINA, 2, 3, 2, 7.2017 con per streaming
Justin Gatlin clinched a shocking victory in the men's metre final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships on Saturday, denying bronze medallist Usain Bolt the gold in his final solo outing before retiring. Bolt settled for third as he brought an end to his individual racing career in disappointing circumstances, finishing behind silver medallist Christian Coleman and Gatlin, who ran a season's-best time of 9. South Africa's Luvo Manyonga leapt to gold in the men's long jump with a winning effort of 8. Visit the official IAAF website for a breakdown of the competition's medal table in full. The script centred around the men's metre final was so focused on Bolt's send-off race and Coleman's challenge to the throne that Gatlin emerged from the shadows to steal a surprise win under London's lights on Saturday.
A day-by-day review of the medal winners and key moments from the World Athletics Championships in London. With just one medal - from Sir Mo Farah - leading into the penultimate day Great Britain needed a result and the men's 4x metre relay team delivered. Just after the women won relay silver the men stormed round in It sparked wild celebrations - as Usain Bolt lay stricken on the track in a perfect contrast of agony and ecstasy. There can be only one. It was supposed to be a fitting finale to one of the world's greatest ever athletes. Instead Usain Bolt's career ended with the eight-time Olympic champion collapsing on the track clutching his hamstring.
Bolt ran a time of There was a sense of tension at the Olympic Stadium as to whether Farah, at the age of 34, could still prove himself as the best in the world in long-distance running, and the Olympic champion responded with a patient display on home soil. The veteran was lodged among a mass of opponents until he was two laps from the finish, when he embarked on an inspirational break from his peers to retain world gold, per the official IAAF Twitter account:. Mo Farah is the 10,m world champion again. He wins in Farah played his tactics to perfection and survived a late stumble after clipping heels with one of his Kenyan competitors, even appearing to slow down intentionally near the finish in an effort to bait those around him.
Approximately 10, athletes participated in events in 26 sports. Of the NOCs participating, 85 received at least one medal; 56 won at least one gold medal. Athletes from the United States won the most gold medals, with 46, and the most overall, with Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin won the most gold medals at the games with four each. Phelps also won the greatest number of medals overall winning six in total. In prior Olympics, however, Montenegrin athletes have won medals as nationals of Serbia and Montenegro and of Yugoslavia. An athlete from Serbia won the first Olympic gold medal for the country as an independent NOC, however, Serbian athletes have previously won gold medals as nationals of Serbia and Montenegro and of Yugoslavia.
2012 Summer Olympics medal table
At the Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials.