This is the first major athletics tournament without Russian athletes after athletics in the country is banned from playing for doping scandals and it is no surprise that on the final day of competition, American athletes won gold medals at The contents are 4x400m relay of male and female, 1,500m of nan, long jump of male and high jump of female.
Closing 4 days of competition and the Oregon Convention Center is always packed with audiences, America leads the ranking of medals with 13 gold medals, 6 silver medals and 4 bronze medals. In fact, with 23 medals of all kinds, the US also broke their own record in 1999 when winning 19 medals. If only counting the gold medals, the US also surpassed its achievements in 2012 as 10 gold medals.
Second place is Ethiopia, the country that has been warned may be banned from playing if it does not improve the anti-doping program, after they have won 2 more gold medals on the last day of competition. Among these, the star Genzebe Dibaba successfully defended the title at her 3,000m content. This is the third consecutive gold medal that Dibaba won in the world indoor track and field competition, after winning 1,500m in 2012 and 3,000m in 2014 in Sopot, Poland.
Earlier, Dibaba’s teammates in the Ethiopian athletics team Yomif Kejelcha won the gold medal at the men’s 3,000m content when he finished with a score of 7: 57.21, ranked on Ryan Hill of the United States and Augustine Choge of Kenya.
However, if you talk about a star athlete in the world, it must be the young American talent, Vashti Cunningham in the high jump content of women. Despite being 18 years and 62 days old, Cunningham won gold medals with a jump at 1.96m and became the youngest American athlete to win a medal in the world athletics tournament. This achievement helped her to overcome Ruth Beitia of Spain and Kamila Licwinko of Poland.
Interestingly, the legendary quarterback daughter of the American football club, the Philadelphia Eagles, Randall Cunningham was only present in Portland after a special invitation from the International Federation of Athletics Associations (IAAF).
Even so, the school girl at Bishop Gorman High School, Nevada did not show her overwhelmed by such a big event and conquering 4 markings the first time.
According to IAAF, 39,283 viewers went to the Oregon Convention Center center to track athletics in the world. This number is considered a good sign in the track and field season, still entangled in the doping scandal that has lasted for months.