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Photos: Humanity’s Best Put on Colorful Show at World Track and Field Champs

SportsPhotos: Humanity’s Best Put on Colorful Show at World Track and Field Champs

On Day 2 of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, the crowd at Hayward Field was finally rewarded with American gold when Fred Kerley led a 1-2-3 medal sweep in the 100-meter dash and Chase Ealey won the shot put on her first throw.

Complete results are here.

Times of San Diego captured these images at Hayward Field.

Semifinal winner Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia gives Winny Chebet of Kenya the side eye during 1500 meters.Semifinal winner Gudaf Tsegay of Ethiopia gives Winny Chebet of Kenya the side eye during 1500 meters. Photo by Chris Stone Ajla Del Ponte of Switzerland did a pre-race leap in the 100. She did not advanceAjla Del Ponte of Switzerland did a pre-race leap in the 100. She did not advance. Photo by Chris Stone Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce had to overcome an early lead by China's Manqi Ge.Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce had to overcome an early lead by China’s Manqi Ge. Photo by Chris Stone Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce qualified second for the 100-meter semifinal.Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce qualified second for the 100-meter semifinal. Photo by Chris Stone Twanisha "TeeTee" Terry kept eyes on the prize in 100-meter heat.Twanisha “TeeTee” Terry kept eyes on the prize in 100-meter heat. Photo by Chris Stone Murielle Ahoure-Demps of the Ivory Coast advanced in the 100-meter dashMurielle Ahoure-Demps of the Ivory Coast advanced in the 100-meter dash. Photo by Chris Stone Jamaican Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah won heat of 100 over Nigeria's Nzubechi Nwokocha (center) and Israel's Diana Vaisman as photographers focusJamaican Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah won heat of 100 over Nigeria’s Nzubechi Nwokocha (center) and Israel’s Diana Vaisman as photographers focus. Photo by Chris Stone Chase Ealey won the shot put on her very first throw.Chase Ealey won the shot put on her very first throw. Photo by Chris Stone Jessica Woodard of Team USA took eighth in the shot put.Jessica Woodard of Team USA took eighth in the shot put. Photo by Chris Stone Sarah Mitton of Canada took fourth in the shot put.Sarah Mitton of Canada took fourth in the shot put. Photo by Chris Stone Auriol Dongmo of Portugal took fifth in the shot put.Auriol Dongmo of Portugal took fifth in the shot put. Photo by Chris Stone An 8.8-pound shot leaves a woman's hand with a cloud of chalk dust at the world championships.An 8.8-pound shot leaves a woman’s hand with a cloud of chalk dust at the world championships. Photo by Chris Stone Fans greet world champion Chase Ealey after her shot put victory for AmericaFans greet world champion Chase Ealey after her shot put victory for America. Photo by Chris Stone Cuba's Maykel Masso took fourth in the long jump final.Cuba’s Maykel Masso took fourth in the long jump final. Photo by Chris Stone Marquis Denby stretches for every inch, but took sixth at the world championships.Marquis Denby stretches for every inch, but took sixth at the world championships. Photo by Chris Stone Wayne Pinnock of Jamaica took ninth in the long jump final.Wayne Pinnock of Jamaica took ninth in the long jump final. Photo by Chris Stone Miltiadis Tentoglou took silver in the long jump after leading five rounds.Miltiadis Tentoglou took silver in the long jump after leading five rounds. Photo by Chris Stone Trayvon Bromell lost his semifinal to South Africa's Akani Simbine but came back to win bronze in the finalTrayvon Bromell lost his semifinal to South Africa’s Akani Simbine but came back to win bronze in the final. Photo by Chris Stione Fred Kerley led a 1-2-3 American sweep in the 100-meter finalFred Kerley led a 1-2-3 American sweep in the 100-meter final. Photo by Chris Stone Defending world champ Christian Coleman sits forlornly after taking sixth in the 100-meter final.Defending world champ Christian Coleman sits alone with his thoughts after taking sixth in the 100-meter final. Photo by Chris Stone

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