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  • Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS

    WL in 800 m, Culson beaten PONCE (PUR, May 23): The Ponce Grand Prix was highlighted by the first sub two minute 800m of the year for women. Rose Mary Almanza won in a world leading 1:59.35, with fellow Cuban Sahily Diago also going sub two (1:59.91). In third, Jamaica’s Simoya Campbell ran a PB of 2:01.59. In the men’s 400m, Michel Cedenio (44.97) was a clear winner over World champion Lashawn Merritt (45.42). Further Read More
  • Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS

      WL in 800 m, Culson beaten PONCE (PUR, May 23): The Ponce Grand Prix was highlighted by the first sub two minute 800m of the year for women. Rose Mary Almanza won in a world leading 1:59.35, with fellow Cuban Sahily Diago also going sub two (1:59.91). In third, Jamaica’s Simoya Campbell ran a PB of 2:01.59. In the men’s 400m, Michel Cedenio (44.97) was a clear winner over World champion Lashawn Merritt (45.42). Read More
  • NEW YORK MINI: Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS

    Keitany, Kiplagat, Rotich NEW YORK (USA): Three Kenyan female marathon stars will move down to the 10km distance at the New York Mini 10k on June 13 in Central Park; New York marathon champion Mary Keitany, world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat and Boston Marathon champion Caroline Rotich. Kiplagat is familiar with the race, having won in 2012 after finishing fourth the previous year. Keitany is a strong performer over 10km, her best of 30:45 is the fastest Read More
  • AUSTRIAN HEPTATHLETE LAGGER HOPES TO MAKE MORE HISTORY IN CALI

    Better known as a winter sports nation, Austria is yet to win a medal at a global age-group athletics championships. But that could all change at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.Earlier this month, 15-year-old Sarah Lagger became the youngest athlete to surpass the 6000-point mark in the youth heptathlon, scoring 6014 at the Open Styrian Championships in Leibnitz on 16-17 May.   Read More
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  • Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS
    Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS

    WL in 800 m, Culson beaten

    PONCE (PUR, May 23): The Ponce Grand Prix was highlighted by the first sub two minute 800m of the year for women. Rose Mary Almanza won in a world leading 1:59.35, with fellow Cuban Sahily Diago also going sub two (1:59.91). In third, Jamaica’s Simoya Campbell ran a PB of 2:01.59. In the men’s 400m, Michel Cedenio (44.97) was a clear winner over World champion Lashawn Merritt (45.42). Further back in the field were Luguelin Santos (46.19) and Jeremy Wariner (46.22). Local hero Javier Culson suffered a rare defeat here over 400mH. Jeffery Gibson of the Bahamas ran 49.19, relegating Culson to second (49.31). In the men’s 110mH, former world champion Jason Richardson (13.34, -0.8) beat Cuba’s Yordin O’Farril (13.35). In the men’s 800m, Charles Jock of the USA (1:45.40) beat Rafith Rodriguez of Colombia (1:45.53). World medallist Nick Symmonds ran 1:46.37. Jessica Young won the women’s 100m (11.38, -0.2) with Keston Bledman (10.17, -0.8), Harry Adams (10.253) and Antoine Adams (10.254) the top men. The top two in the women’s long jump were Yariadamis Arguelles (6.66, 0.9) and Bianca Stuart (659, 0.5). In the men’s triple jump, Yordany Duranona of Dominica (16.73, 0.0) got the better of the US pair of Chris Carter (16.57, 0.3) and Omar Craddock 16.56 (-0.5).

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    WL in 800 m, Culson beaten
    PONCE (PUR, May 23): The Ponce Grand Prix was highlighted by the first sub two minute 800m of the year for women. Rose Mary Almanza won in a world leading 1:59.35, with fellow Cuban Sahily Diago also going sub two (1:59.91). In third, Jamaica’s Simoya Campbell ran a PB of 2:01.59. In the men’s 400m, Michel Cedenio (44.97) was a clear winner over World champion Lashawn Merritt (45.42). Further back in the field were Luguelin Santos (46.19) and Jeremy Wariner (46.22). Local hero Javier Culson suffered a rare defeat here over 400mH. Jeffery Gibson of the Bahamas ran 49.19, relegating Culson to second (49.31). In the men’s 110mH, former world champion Jason Richardson (13.34, -0.8) beat Cuba’s Yordin O’Farril (13.35). In the men’s 800m, Charles Jock of the USA (1:45.40) beat Rafith Rodriguez of Colombia (1:45.53). World medallist Nick Symmonds ran 1:46.37. Jessica Young won the women’s 100m (11.38, -0.2) with Keston Bledman (10.17, -0.8), Harry Adams (10.253) and Antoine Adams (10.254) the top men. The top two in the women’s long jump were Yariadamis Arguelles (6.66, 0.9) and Bianca Stuart (659, 0.5). In the men’s triple jump, Yordany Duranona of Dominica (16.73, 0.0) got the better of the US pair of Chris Carter (16.57, 0.3) and Omar Craddock 16.56 (-0.5).

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  • NEW YORK MINI: Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS
    NEW YORK MINI: Alfonz Juck, EME NEWS

    Keitany, Kiplagat, Rotich
    NEW YORK (USA): Three Kenyan female marathon stars will move down to the 10km distance at the New York Mini 10k on June 13 in Central Park; New York marathon champion Mary Keitany, world marathon champion Edna Kiplagat and Boston Marathon champion Caroline Rotich. Kiplagat is familiar with the race, having won in 2012 after finishing fourth the previous year. Keitany is a strong performer over 10km, her best of 30:45 is the fastest in the field. Here, she will come up against Betsy Saina, who beat a world class field at this year’s Manchester 10km. The runner-up in that race, Gemma Steel of Great Britain, is also in the field. She is the top returner, having finished third last year.

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  • AUSTRIAN HEPTATHLETE LAGGER HOPES TO MAKE MORE HISTORY IN CALI
    AUSTRIAN HEPTATHLETE LAGGER HOPES TO MAKE MORE HISTORY IN CALI

    Better known as a winter sports nation, Austria is yet to win a medal at a global age-group athletics championships. But that could all change at the IAAF World Youth Championships, Cali 2015.Earlier this month, 15-year-old Sarah Lagger became the youngest athlete to surpass the 6000-point mark in the youth heptathlon, scoring 6014 at the Open Styrian Championships in Leibnitz on 16-17 May.

     

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