South Africa, hosts Kenya and neighbouring Ethiopia made the continent proud. South Africa topped the medals table with a total haul of 10 medals, (five golds, three silver and two bronze).
South Africa tops the medal table at #wu18nairobi2017
— IAAF (@iaaforg) July 16, 2017
Second and third place on the log went to the Peoples Republic of China and Cuba with eleven and eight medals respectively.
The sixth to tenth position was dominated by European countries. Jamaica at seventh was the only outsider. Germany with 13 medals finished at sixth whiles France Ukraine and Turkey occupied eighth to tenth positions.