Budapest 23, exciting Championships

The World Athletics Championships Budapest 23 concluded after nine days of thrilling action in which superstars of the sport added to their legacy and new stars emerged as global champions.

A record total of 2100 athletes from 195 countries (plus the Athlete Refugee Team) have competed in the Hungarian capital, watched by more than 400,000 ticketed spectators from 120 countries, and producing one world record, one world U20 record, seven championship records, 11 area records and 73 national records.



1 world record: United States in the 4x400m mixed relay - 3:08.80
1 world U20 record: Roshawn CLARKE, JAM, in the 400m hurdles - 47.34
7 championship records: Ryan CROUSER, USA, in the shot put - 23.51; Daniel STAHL, SWE, in the discus - 71.46; United States in the 4x400m mixed relay - 3:08.80; Sha'Carri RICHARDSON, USA, in the 100m - 10.65; Shericka JACKSON, JAM, in the 200m - 21.41; María PEREZ, ESP, in the 35km race walk - 2:38:40; United States in the 4x100m relay - 41.03
11 area records:
Africa: Cote d’Ivoire, CIV, in the 4x100m relay - 41.90
Asia: Ernest John OBIENA, PHI, in the pole vault - 6.00; India in the 4x400m relay - 2:59.05; Kemi ADEKOYA, BRN, in the 400 metres hurdles - 53.56, 53.39 & 53.09
Europe: Matthew HUDSON-SMITH, GBR, in the 400m - 44.26 
NACAC: United States in the 4x400m mixed relay - 3:08.80
Oceania: Jemima MONTAG, AUS, in the 20km race walk - 1:27:16
South America: Brian Daniel PINTADO, ECU, in the 35km race walk - 2:24:34; Flor Denis RUIZ HURTADO, COL, in the javelin - 65.47
73 national records
22 world leading performances

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