running cat 300x200Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

The most common types of athletics competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running, and race walking. Athletics events were depicted in the Ancient Egyptian tombs in Saqqara, with illustrations of running at the Heb Sed festival and high jumping appearing in tombs from as early as of 2250 BC.

South African WaydeVan Niekerk is the 400m world Record holder.

No records found.

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