THE KENYAN WOMEN HAVE BEEN DOMINANT AT THE IAAF. THEY HAVE WON 8 OF 9 EVENTS.   VIVIAN CHERUIYOT WON THE GOLD IN THE 5000m AND 10000m RACE AND IN THE 10000m THE KENYAN WOMEN VIVIAN CHERUIYOT, SALLY KIPYEGO AND LINET MASAI WON THE GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE.

JAMAICAN VERONICA CAMPBELL-BROWN WON HER 1ST 200m GOLD IN 22.22, SHE DEFEATED A VERY STRONG USA FIELD ALLYSON FELIX AND CARMELITA JETER , JETER DEFEATED CAMPBELL-BROWN IN THE 100m. 

USAIN BOLT DEFENDED HIS 200m TITLE BY RUNNING 19.40.