The 4th day of track & field was an amazing day! Sifan Hassan went from the woman who fell and got up in the 1,500m and then, won the 5000m with a tremendous last lap kick.
Enjoy the trivia on the day!
QUOTE OF THE DAY
“After this morning’s drama, I did not expect this either. I am really surprised, I had to run the sprint of my life,” Sifan Hassan after completing third race in her Olympic journey which consists of six races possibly.
RESULT OF THE DAY
Sifan Hassan winning the Olympic 5000m title in 14:36.79 with a 57.36 last lap; super-fast times in the 400m hurdles semifinals in torrential rain (Muhammad 53.30, McLaughlin 53.03; Bol 53.91)
SURPRISE OF THE DAY
Wayde Van Niekerk not qualified in the 400 m semifinals, Shericka Jackson eliminated in the 200m heats. Sandra Perkovic no medal after two golds.
MEDALS (24 countries)
ITA 2-0-0, USA 1-3-1, JAM 1-1-2, ETH 1-1-1, SWE 1-1-0, other 8 countries with 1-0-0
POINTS (44 countries)
USA 56, ETH 39, JAM 38, CUB 23, KEN 20, ITA + SWE 19, NED 17
AGENT RANKINGS (by individual gold medal)
Jos Hermens 2, Hussein Makke, Hans Uurike, Adrian Laidlaw, Marcello Magnani, Alberto Suarez, Daniel Wessfeldt, Alfons Juck, Paul Doyle, James Templeton (in memory of Andy Stubbs), Pascal Bureaux and Gianmarco Tamberi is not having an official agent.
Yes (1): Elaine Herah-Thompson, No (1): Caterine Ibarguen, Sandra Perkovic, other already ending events did not had defenders competing.
1 WR (Rojas), 4 OR (4×400 mx Poland heats+finals), Thompson-Herah (100 m), Camacho-Quinn (100mH). 8 WL Rojas, Poland twice, Thompson-Herah, Camacho-Quinn, Gong (Shot Put) and eq Barshim, Tamberi (HJ).