The Latest: Taylor edges Claye to win gold in triple jump

The Latest from the world championships (all times local):


9:45 p.m.

In another thrilling duel among the Americans, two-time Olympic champion Christian Taylor edged Will Claye in the triple jump at the world championships.

Taylor won his third world title with a leap of 17.68 meters, 5 centimeters more than Claye. Nelson Evora of Portugal took bronze with a jump of 17.19 meters.

Claye was the runner-up to Taylor in the last two Olympics.


9:40 p.m.

Running in the outside lane, Kori Carter lead an American 1-2 in the 400-meter hurdles at the world championships.

Dalilah Muhammad took bronze and Ristananna Tracey of Jamaica got bronze.

Carter picked up speed after 100 meters and never looked back, finishing in 53.07 seconds, .43 seconds ahead of Muhammad.

Tracey finished in 53.74.


9:35 p.m.

For the first time in 12 years, Jamaica will not win a medal in the women’s 200 meters at the world championships.

With Olympic champion Elaine Thompson not competing, the best Jamaican finisher was Simone Facey in 11th place — not good enough to reach the final.

In 2005, Veronica Campbell finished fourth. Since then, Jamaica has won at least one medal in the race.


9:20 p.m.

Shaunae Miller-Uibo shook off the disappointment of missing out on a medal in the 400 meters and cruised into the final of the 200 at the world championships.

The Bahamian got her long stride going in the finishing straight and had no problems in winning her semifinal heat in 22.49 seconds. Kimberlyn Duncan of the United States was second.

Miller-Uibo looked like she would win the 400 on Wednesday but started stuttering in her final strides and went from first to fourth in the finishing straight.


9:10 p.m.

Defending champion Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands qualified for the final of the 200 meters at the world championships, running a great bend in her semifinal heat to shake off all competition.

Looking left and right, the Dutchwoman crossed in 22.49 seconds. Deajah Stevens was the second automatic qualifier for Friday’s final with a time of 22.71.

Schippers won bronze in the 100 meters last weekend. Olympic champion Elaine Thompson of Jamaica is not competing in 200.


8:35 p.m.

Olympic champion Matthew Centrowitz of the United States finished last in his 1,500-meter heat and is out of the world championships.

With the top six of 14 runners going automatically through, Centrowitz trailed going into the…

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