Last updated on July 6th, 2023 at 02:03 PM
To mark the 40th anniversary of the World Athletics Championships, fans from all around the world were asked to vote for the greatest moments from the past four decades of championship action.
Thousands of fans took part, and the votes have been counted. Following the first instalment on 30 June, World Athletics continues the countdown of the 40 greatest World Championships moments – as decided by followers of the sport.
Twenty different countries from all six continental areas are represented in the top 40. Moments from all 18 past editions of the World Championships feature in the countdown.
The next instalment of the countdown will be published on 13 July, with the final top 10 being announced on 19 July.