British heptathlon star Katarina Johnson-Thompson has clinched gold on the World Athletics Championship.
The 30-year-old topped the rostrum after working a private better of two minutes, 5.63 seconds within the 800 metres.
Her last rating of 6,740 factors was 20 greater than runner-up Anna Corridor of the US.
Glory in Budapest marks the second time she’s gained gold on the championships, following her win in Doha in 2019.
Nevertheless it marks a exceptional restoration from the place she was after the final Olympics in 2021, the place she competed after recovering from an Achilles tendon harm solely to see a calf harm smash her comeback.
She reportedly thought of retiring following her expertise in Tokyo, the place she limped over the end line.
However victory in Hungary’s capital capped a exceptional restoration and can put her among the many favourites for subsequent yr’s Olympic Video games in Paris.
Sunday’s win got here after what had been a gradual begin to the occasion for Johnson-Thompson, who was 93 factors behind Corridor following the 100m hurdles, excessive bounce, shot put, and 200m on Saturday.
However the steely competitor surged into a shocking lead the next morning with a protracted bounce of 6.54m, and a private better of 46.14m within the javelin.
It then got here all the way down to the 800m on Sunday night, the place one other private greatest helped safe victory.