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World Athletics Indoor Championships 2024: Josh Kerr and Molly Caudery win gold medals for Great Britain



Elsewhere, favourite American Grant Holloway successfully defended his world indoor men’s 60m hurdles title in a championship record 7.29 seconds.

Britain’s David King was unable to qualify for the final after finishing fifth in his semi-final in a time of 7.65, while team-mate Tade Ojora did not progress from his heat.

In the women’s 60m final, St Lucia’s Julien Alfred ran 6.98 seconds to prevail over Ewa Swoboda (7.00), equalling the world lead time set by the Pole in the semi-finals.

In the morning session, Britain’s Amy Hunt missed out on a semi-final place but finished fifth in her heat in 7.29 secs as she continued her comeback from a long-term injury.

There was an upset in the men’s 400m as Norway’s Olympic and world 400m hurdles champion Karsten Warholm (45.34) was forced to settle for silver behind Belgian Alexander Doom, who won in 45.25.

On Sunday, Jemma Reekie will race in the women’s 800m final having qualified with the fastest time, while fellow Britons Georgia Bell, Revee Walcott-Nolan and Adam Fogg will compete in the 1500m finals.

Sweden’s Armand Duplantis, who currently holds every major title and the world record, will headline the men’s pole vault final.

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