Olga Kaniskina (RUS) walked away with her 3rd consecutive Gold
Day 1 :
Steve Hooker (AUS) - defending world pole vault champion and Olympic champion
-> eliminated without even one successful jump.
Day 2 :
Usain Bolt (JAM) - defending world 100m champion and WR holder
-> disqualified from false start
Day 3 :
Dayron Robles (CUB) - 110m Hurdles WR holder, Olympic n world champion
-> stripped of gold medal
Day 4 :
Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS) - Pole vault WR holder, Olympic champion
-> finished at 6th placing after just one successful vault.
Nevertheless the 5th day cover star, Olga Kaniskina (RUS), defending 20km walk champion, broke the 'curse' and walked away with her 3rd consecutive gold in 1:29:42 this morning.