In the IAAF World Championships from Berlin it was Japan’s Yoshimi Ozaki leading most of the way in the grueling marathon (42K) race before being passed by China’s Bai Xue in the final kilometer.
Xue won the gold medal clocking 2 hours 25 minutes and 15 seconds with Ozaki taking the silver finishing 10 seconds behind Xue.
Ozaki’s medal was the only one that Japan could muster during the two week world championships in track and field.
All-athletics.com has ranked the top 20 male performaces at the IAAF World Championship Track & Field Meet from Berlin.
|Christian Cantwell||Shot Put|
|Dwight Phillips||Long Jump|
|Phillips Idowu||Triple Jump|
|Sergey Kirdyapkin||50km Walk|
|Kerron Clement||400m Hurdles|
|Steven Hooker||Pole Vault|
|Ryan Braithwaite||110m Hurdles|
|Valeriy Borchin||20km Walk|
|Trinidad and Tobago||4x100m|
|Richard Kipkemboi Mateelong||3000mSC|
All-Athletics.com has ranked the top 20 performances by women at the IAAF World Championships from Berlin.
|Melaine Walker||400m Hurdles|
|Blanka Vlašić||High Jump|
|Anita Wlodarczyk||Hammer Throw|
|Brigitte Ann Foster-Hylton||100m Hurdles|
|Valerie Adams-Vili||Shot Put|
|Steffi Nerius||Javelin Throw|
|Linet Chepkwemoi Masai||10000m|
|Lashinda Demus||400m Hurdles|
|Yargelis Savigne||Triple Jump|