IAAF World Athletic Championship 2017: Tomas Walsh wins shot put gold, Nafi Thiam builds on Olympic success

The Olympic Stadium in London gets ready for Day 3 of the IAAF World Athletic Championships. AP

The Olympic Stadium in London gets ready for Day 3 of the IAAF World Athletic Championships. AP

Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men's Marathon during the World Athletics Championships. AP

Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Men's Marathon during the World Athletics Championships. AP

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola, silver, Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui, gold, and Tanzania's Alphonse Felix Simbu, bronze, from left, during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon during the World Athletics Championships. AP

Ethiopia's Tamirat Tola, silver, Kenya's Geoffrey Kipkorir Kirui, gold, and Tanzania's Alphonse Felix Simbu, bronze, from left, during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon during the World Athletics Championships. AP

Venezuela's Robeilys Peinado during the pole vault final of the World Athletics Championships in London

Venezuela's Robeilys Peinado during the pole vault final of the World Athletics Championships in London

Belgium's Nafissatou Thiam, centre, celebrates on the podium after receiving her gold medal for the heptathlon with silver medalist Germany's Carolin Schaefer, left, and bronze medalist Netherlands' Anouk Vetter, right, at the World Athletics Championships in London on Sunday. AP

Belgium's Nafissatou Thiam, centre, celebrates on the podium after receiving her gold medal for the heptathlon with silver medalist Germany's Carolin Schaefer, left, and bronze medalist Netherlands' Anouk Vetter, right, at the World Athletics Championships in London on Sunday. AP

United States' Tori Bowie, left, celebrates with Trinidad and Tobago's Kelly-Ann Baptiste after winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

United States' Tori Bowie, left, celebrates with Trinidad and Tobago's Kelly-Ann Baptiste after winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

United States' Tori Bowie celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

United States' Tori Bowie celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

New Zealand's Tomas Walsh competes in the final of the Men's Shot Put during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

New Zealand's Tomas Walsh competes in the final of the Men's Shot Put during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday. AP

New Zealand's Tomas Walsh celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's shot put final during the World Athletics Championships in London on Sunday. AP

New Zealand's Tomas Walsh celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's shot put final during the World Athletics Championships in London on Sunday. AP

The sun sets on yet another action-packed day at the IAAF World Athletic Championships. AP

The sun sets on yet another action-packed day at the IAAF World Athletic Championships. AP


Updated Date: Aug 07, 2017 11:39 AM

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