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Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins heptathlon gold at World Athletics Championships

Katarina Johnson-Thompson wins heptathlon gold at World Athletics Championships

Because she set a new British record into outclass Olympic and defending champion Nafissatou Thiam at 27, katarina Johnson-Thompson won heptathlon gold in the World Athletics Championships.
Johnson-Thompson finished on 6,981 points to transcend the haul because she maintained her first global external name place by Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill in the London Olympics in 2012.
The 26-year-old, that held the overnight 96-point lead over Thiam, produced another dominant days display after Dina Asher-Smiths 200m victory on Wednesday to secure Amazing Britain their second gold medal of the Championships, from the multi-events discipline.
Johnson-Thompson, who saw a day one lead overtaken by her Belgian rival because she finished second at last years European Championships, conducted 2:07.27 to win both the 800m and seal complete victory.
The Briton, that made personal bests in the 100m hurdles and shot set on afternoon, recorded the biggest leap in the long jump with 6.77m to expand her overnight direct, as Thiam only managed 6.40m.
She then posted another top of 43.93m at the javelin. Meanwhile, a fighting Thiam, that appeared staged by an elbow injury, managed 48.04m – a complete 11m beneath her best – until she jumped her final throw, meaning success appeared a formality for Johnson-Thompson as she held a 137-point lead going into the final event.
That abandoned Thiam needing to beat since she streaked apparent of her equal to select the 32, but the Briton wasnt under threat.
Meanwhile, Britains Laura Muir qualified for the womens 1500m final using a third-place finish.
The Scot, who had not raced for three weeks before the heats on Tuesday, ran four moments 01.05 to finish behind Americas Jenny Simpson, although Muirs training spouse Gabriela Debues-Stafford was second.
Fellow Briton Sarah McDonald missed out on the closing because she finished sixth in 4:15.73 however Irelands Ciara Mageean failed sufficient to collaborate together with 10000m winner Sifan Hassan of Netherlands.
Elsewhere, Britains Sophie McKinna bowed out of this shot because she failed to finish following the three rounds in the top-eight, put final.
The 25-year-old threw a personal-best 18.61m in qualifying but settled for 11th place with her best effort of 17.99m on Thursday.