With the World Indoor Championships now behind us and slotted into the timeline of history, it’s about time to assess performances and pick out the individuals that have made the greatest impression around on the arena of Istanbul from Friday through to Sunday. Let’s start with the ladies first where there is a wide diversity of choices on offer to pick from.

Natalya Dobrynska blended an upset on favourites Jessica Ennis and Tatyana Chernova along with a world record in the pentathlon, Sanyar Richards-Ross thoroughly dominated the 400m, Sally Pearson turned a class apart over the hurdles in 7.73 secs and Brittney Reese worked magic to fly out to a massive 7.23m in the long jump.

But there were also the underdogs that triumphed like returning mother Chaunte Howard-Lowe to stun the nearly invincible Anna Chicherova in the high jump, Yamile Aldama to land a first major title well into her 39 years at an impressive 14.82m and the British quarter of Shana Cox, Nicola Sanders, Christine Ohuruogu and Perri Shakes-Drayton that ran out of their skin to pip the US outfit on the line against all odds in the women’s 4x400m.

So whom would you go for? Make your pick please!

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