World Athletics Championships Day 2 Recap

The CITIUS MAG Podcast

August 20, 2023

Chris Chavez, Kyle Merber, David McCarthy Jasmine Todd and Katelyn Hutchison dive into another exciting day of track and field in Budapest at the World Athletics Championships! Day 2 saw drama in both the men’s 100m semifinals and final, surprises in the first round of the women’s 400m, and a close finish in the men’s 10,000m.

Some of the most notable highlights of the day include:

– Men’s 100m final: Unpacking Noah Lyles’ win in the 100m final + defending champion Fred Kerley not making it out of the semifinal

– Women’s 100m semifinal: 5 women with a strong chance of taking gold in the 100m final: Sha’Carri Richardson, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Shericka Jackson, Marie-Josée Ta Lou, and Julien Alfred

– Men’s 1500m semifinal: Yared Nuguse heads into the final with the fastest time from the semifinals + Jakob Ingebrigtsen is looking as smooth as ever

– Men’s 10,000m final: Joshua Cheptegei battles it out for the win in a close finish

– Women’s 400m prelims: Britton Wilson carted off the track in a wheelchair + other surprises in the first round of the women’s 400

+ Much more

As an official partner of World Athletics, ASICS is proud to support all of CITIUS MAG’s content throughout this year’s World Athletics Championships Budapest 2023. CITIUS MAG is the premier destination for real-time competition updates, in-depth analysis and interviews with your favorite track and field athletes.

CITIUS MAG LIVE AT WORLDS: The show will air on the CITIUS MAG YouTube Channel between the morning and evening sessions of competition (Every day at 8 a.m. EST in the U.S.).

CHAMPS CHATS ON THE CITIUS MAG PODCAST DAILY: The CITIUS MAG team of Chris, Kyle, David McCarthy, Jasmine Todd and Katelyn Hutchison will unpack all of the day’s biggest surprises and offer up their insights and analysis from being at the new National Athletics Centre and interviewing athletes each day. The podcast recording will be streamed on YouTube at the end of every day and will be also available on The CITIUS MAG Podcast feed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to shows.

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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