Germany has a new hero in athletics. Johannes Vetter showed up in top form and produced the second longest javelin throw in history at a meeting in Switzerland. His 94.44 metre effort came as quite a shock ... even to the 24-year-old himself.
German javelin throwers have been dominant this year, recording the 10 best throws of 2017. Thomas Röhler and Johannes Vetter are the favorites to win gold at the world championships in London.
As the curtain comes down on the mighty Usain Bolt's career, athletics hopes that it can use the 2017 World Championships in London as a chance to take the next step. Here's the five things to know.
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