The 2013 IAAF World Championships concluded on Sunday in Moscow. Besides Jamaica’s dominance in the 4x100m relays, here’s the rest of the results from the final day of competition:
Eunice Jepkoech Sum of Kenya won the women’s 800 meters in exciting fashion, edging out home-favorite Mariya Savinova by only 0.42 seconds (1:57.38 to 1:57.80). Brenda Martinez of the United States finished in third at 1:57.91.
Men’s triple jump
France’s Teddy Tamgho blew away the competition in the men’s triple jump, becoming only the third athlete ever to clear 18.0 meters. Finishing behind the 24-year-old were Pedro Pablo Pichardo of Cuba (17.68 meters) and Will Claye of the United States (17.52 meters).
Germany’s Christina Obergfoll won the women’s javelin event with a throw of 69.05 meters. Australia’s Kimberley Mickle set a personal best of 66.60 meters and took second; Maria Abakumova of Russia finished in third with a throw of 65.09 meters.
Defending world champion Asbel Kiprop of Kenya won the men’s 1,500m, turning in a time of 3:36.28. American Matthew Centrowitz, who used to run for the Oregon Ducks, finished in second with a time of 3:36.78. South Africa’s Johan Cronje won the bronze with a time of 3:36.83