World Athletics Championships Day 4 Recap

The CITIUS MAG Podcast

August 22, 2023

Chris Chavez, Kyle Merber, Jasmine Todd, and special guest Mitch Dyer recap Day 4 at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest! Day 4 was another action-packed evening – Laulauga Tausaga threw a massive personal best to win the women’s discus, Faith Kipyegon led the women’s 1500m final wire-to-wire, and Soufiane El Bakkali added another title to his name in the men’s 3000m steeplechase.

Some of the highlights of Day 4 include:

– Women’s discus: Laulauga Tausaga stole the show with an epic final throw to claim the gold medal + the U.S. goes 1-2 with Val Allman snagging the silver medal.

– Men’s 3000m steeplechase final: Championship veteran Soufiane El Bakkali won the title over world record holder Lamecha Girma + George Beamish placed 5th in his debut season.

– Women’s 1500m final: Faith Kipyegon dominated the final + Ciara Mageean continued her breakout season with a 4th place finish.

– Men’s high jump: Fans went nuts for Gianmarco Tamberini’s victory!

– Women’s 400m hurdles semifinal: Shamier Little ran the fastest qualifying time out of the semifinal + Femke Bol advanced to the final effortlessly.

– 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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