On another night of confusion and controversy at the world indoor championships, Laura Muir claimed a silver medal in the 1500m to go with a bronze medal from the 3,000m and Christian Coleman justified all the hype by winning the 60m in a championship record time of 6.37 seconds.
The United States won nearly five times more medals than any other country at their home staging of the last International Association of Athletics Federations World Indoor Championships in Portland two years ago, and another medal-table-topping performance looks in prospect as the 2018 edition gets underway at Arena Birmingham tomorrow.
She said: 'I thought if I could scrape a medal that would be great but to get a silver medal is better still.
'I've previously finished fourth, sixth and seventh in world (and Olympic) finals before so to win two medals this time around is incredible.
Birmingham-based Robbie Grabarz, who shared the Olympic bronze medal in 2012 and took silver in Portland, is the local hope.
The 21 year olds coach Jeremy McColl said she was in good shape and is confident of good a showing in Birmingham at 7:00am on Sunday (NZ time). "But I have shown I can definitely mix it with them and come up with the goods". Other British athletes who have ambitions of adding to the medal tally are Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Andrew Pozzi in the 60m hurdles and both Dina Asher-Smith and CJ Ujah over 60m.
It was the Russian (or ANA - Authorised Neutral Athlete), Lysenko, who maintained his unbeaten start to 2018 by taking gold with success at 2.36m on his third attempt, while Barshim, the 2014 World indoor champion, failed with three attempts at the same height.
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She undertook a six-hour taxi journey to get to Birmingham on Wednesday as Britain's roads felt the impact of the freezing temperatures and heavy snow.
McColgan was disappointed with her 10th place in 9:01.32.
With the pace slow initially, Dibaba injected life into the race with 1,000 metres to go and after a brief moment where Muir looked leggy, she quickened to move from sixth to third during a 200-metre stretch, thrusting her into the medal positions with 400 metres to go.
But Muir is insists she was not aware Hassan moving over to block her on the line with any late appeal looking unlikely.
Laura was great, didn't over commit too early. It was a stunning piece of running by all three women, particularly Muir.
Now there is opportunity to win two medals again on home soil at the world indoor championships in Birmingham and her possibilities are better this time.
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That is not to take anything from Doyle, however. "I know I've been there or thereabouts - it was about time I got on the podium". "I tried for the silver but I'm over the moon given the calibre of athlete in that race".