The speed that Shaunae Miller Uibo displayed in the 400 meters was just part of what I saw. It was the mastery that Shaunae had in the two laps, it was the execution that she did so well, and the suggestion that we have seen the finest women 400 m racer in history: Shaunae Miller Uibo.
Miller-Uibo 50.21 fastest non European ever indoors
STATEN ISLAND (USA, Feb 13): Third full leg of WA World Indoor Tourn Gold at Ocean Breeze (instead of Boston as Reggie Lewis Center became a vaccination center) saw superb results without a crowd. In total 8 World leading marks and 9 Meeting records. The highest place in all-time list 2 miles by Purrier 2nd, Brazier 800 m is 4th, G. Thomas 300 m is 5th, Hoare 1500 m is 7th, Miller-Uibo 400 m and Hoppel 1000 m is 8th.
Short reviews event by event
60 m: Trayvon Bromell the clear winner in 6.50 (6.53 in heats), Kemp second way back in 6.65.
200 m: Noah Lyles wins in 20.80, but expected more (he was out in 60 m heats 6.76).
300 m: TrinidadÂ´s 200 m specialist Jereem Richards won in 32.71 over Christopher Taylor 32.80 Jamaican record.
400 m: Michael Norman just edged training partner/hurdler Rai Benjamin with 45.34 to 45.39 PB.
800 m: Donavan Brazier in big solo race gets 1:44.21 US record, also WL and MR and equalled 4th best ever performer. His 200: 24.72-26.44-26.22-26.84 and second Briton Webb 1:46.26 indoor PB.
1000 m: Bryce Hoppel with great pace at the end wins in 2:16.27 US record, also WL and MR and is 8th fastest ever. Canadian Arop second 2:17.10 PB and third British record for Grice 2:17.20.
1500 m: The surprise of the day, but again national record, meet record and 3:32.35 by Australian Oliver Hoare (previous PB 3:34.63 outdoors), also 7th best ever. Scottish record for second Weightman 3:34.48 and NZ record Tanner 3:34.72. Top 8 sub 3:40.
2 miles: Canadian win by Justyn Knight 8:13.92 WL (also 7:44.61 3k split) over Joe Klecker 8:14.20 (7:44.91) and Australian record Morgan McDonald 8:14.92 NR (7:44.60).
HJ: Trey Culver another surprise of the day as he cleared in second attempt WL 233 and tried for 236. He also equalled his PB.
60 m: Kayla White topped the 60 m in 7.15 PB over Cunliffe 7.17 as heats fastest Hobbs 7.10 false started.
300 m: Gabby Thomas is this years 300 m specialist, another improvement to 35.73 WL and PB, 5th best ever missed NR only by 0.02. In the all-time top ten also Lynna Irby 35.99 (she was leading at 200 m 23.23).
400 m: SMU devastated the field in 50.21 WL, MR, fastest non-European ever, fastest since 2007, equals 8th best ever performer.
500 m: Kosichenko won in 1:12.35 as McLaughlin after 8.56 in hurdles heats did not run.
800 m: Ajee Wilson ruled in 2:01.79 over Kaela Edwards 2:02.17 and PB for Briton Isabelle Boffey 2:02.45.
1500 m: Heather McLean went 4:06.32 to win over Cory McGee 4:07.21.
2 miles: Ellie Purrier 9:10.28 2 miles WL/NR 2nd best ever performer behind Defar. Also top 3k split 8:36.41 PB. Second Coburn 9:15.71 and 8:39.19, both PBÂ´s and third Canadian Staehli 9:22.66 NR (8:47.73 PB).
60 m Hurdles: Keni Harrison confirmed the status with 7.84 WL followed by Porter who equalled her EL 7.89 and Cunningham 7.89 PB.
PV: Sandi Morris won, but she was not friend with her technique, cleared 460 in third and then no succes at 475.