World Athletics Championships Day 5 Recap

The CITIUS MAG Podcast

August 23, 2023

Chris Chavez, Kyle Merber, Jasmine Todd, and David Melly are once again joined by guest host Mitch Dyer to break down a jam-packed day at the World Athletics Championships! Day 5 was highlighted by finals in the men’s 1500m, women’s 400m, men’s 400m hurdles, and women’s pole vault among other events.

A few of Day 5’s most notable moments include:

– Men’s 1500m: Josh Kerr ran 3:29.38 to deny Jakob Ingebrigtsen the gold medal + Narve Nordãs snagged bronze to round out the top three.

– Women’s pole vault: Katie Moon and Nina Kennedy became co-World champions in the women’s pole vault following an epic battle ending in a pair of world-leading 4.90m vaults.

– Men’s 400m hurdles final: Karsten Warholm is once again king of the 400m hurdles with a 46.89 victory + Rai Benjamin took home bronze after a season filled with setbacks.

– Women’s 5000m semifinal: 10 women broke 15 minutes, led by a 14:32.29 tape-to-tape performance by Sifan Hassan.

– Marileidy Paulino finally got her gold with a 48.76 victory and Dominican national record.

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DAILY CITIUS MAG NEWSLETTER: David Melly will recap all of the biggest moments, highlighting his must-watch athletes and events for each day while also pulling together some of our best content, photos and social moments that the CITIUS MAG team captures.

Chris Chavez

Chris Chavez launched CITIUS MAG in 2016 as a passion project while working full-time for Sports Illustrated. He covered the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and grew his humble blog into a multi-pronged media company. He completed all six World Marathon Majors and is an aspiring sub-five-minute miler.

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