DOHA, Qatar -- The Bahamas welcomed its newest world champion on Friday night at the IAAF 17th World Championships after Steven Gardiner ascended on the top of the podium, improving on his silver medal performance two years ago in London, England.
The outpouring of love and generosity from the sports community continues in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, as the face of Bahamian athletics globally, Olympic Champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo, has stepped up to the plate.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo from the Bahamas reacts after winning the women's 200m race, during the Weltklasse IAAF Diamond League international athletics meeting in the stadium Letzigrund in Zurich, Switzerland, Thursday, August 29, 2019. AP
Shaunae Miller-Uibo might have earned a nomination for the 2018 IAAF Athlete of the Year Award on the strength of her 200 metre running alone. The 24-year-old Bahamian won the 200 metres at both the Commonwealth Games and the season-ending Continental Cup and dominated...