A rejuvenated Dwight Phillips upsets pre-championships favourite Mitchell Watt (AUS) to conquer an equal record fourth world title and carve his name alongside Ivan Pedroso (CUB) at the very top of the men’s long jump in the history of the championships.
Veronica Campbell-Brown eventually bucks the trend to claim her first ever 200m gold ahead of 100m champion Carmelita Jeter and defending champion Allyson Felix (USA)
Jesse Williams (USA) edges gold in a pulsating final in the men’s high jump
Usain Bolt wins the 200m in a sizzling 19.42 secs from twice silver medalist in Daegu Walter Dix
Mariya Savinova stuns Semenya Caster down the home straight to claim a thrilling victory in the women’s 800m
Mo Farah turns his dream into shape to mount the top of the world in the 5000m holding off great Bernard Lagat (USA)
Sally Pearson (USA) storms to a lightning 12.28 secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles
The battle of battles in the women’s javelin eventually tipping towards Maria Abakumova thanks to a late monster of 71.99m