There may have been many exceptional performances on all corners of the arena, my pick that enthralling curtain-drawer of 7:53.64 over the 3000m steeplechase by Olympic champion Brimin Kiprop Kipruto (KEN), during the Diamond League Herculis Meeting in Monaco but this particular moment seems to have made a real ‘hit’ around the globe tonight. I’ve got to admit that I had never seen a boxing game on a track but, as they say, there is a first time for everything! The two French stars, Medhi Baala and Madiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad are blazing up a new trail into the athletics history by turning it into a real arena!

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