2019 IAAF championships see golden night for African athletes

The women's 800 metres final produced one of the night's most dramatic wins for Ugandan Halimah Nakaayi, along with other great performances by African athletes.

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    Following reports of poor attendance on previous days, Doha's Khalifa International Stadium looked quite different on Monday, thanks mainly to the African fans.

    It was a golden night for athletes from African nations at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships as fans thronged the stadium in Qatar's capital.

    Al Jazeera's Rahul Pathak reports.


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