Collins 10.20, Petersen 54.79 NR
SOPOT (POL, Jun 27): At Janusz Sidło Memorial Sopot Grand Prix some fine results. Kim Collins won the 100 m in 10.20 (-0.9) over South African Champ Akani Simbine 10.23. The 800 m star Nijel Amos of Botswana topped the 400 m in 45.74 ahead of Conrad Williams 46.06. In middle distances wins for Nader Belhanbel of Morocco 1:46.59 in the 800 m and Briton Charlie Grice in the 1500 m 3:37.70 ahead of Ukrainian Stanislav Maslov 3:38.02 PB. Polish hurdles wins by Artur Noga 13.57 (-0.6) and Patryk Dobek 50.40. 2011 World champion Pawel Wojciechowski cleared 570 to win the pole vault over Piotr Lisek 562. Hubert Chmielak was the best in javelin 80.42. Top women event the high jump was won by Russian Mariya Kuchina as only one cleared 194 over Kamila Licwinko and Ana Simic both 191. Excellent Danish 400 m hurdles record by Sara Petersen 54.79, 3rd best by European in 2015. Here second Amaka Oguegbunam of Nigeria 55.88 and third Italian Yadisleidy Pedroso 55.90. Sofia Ennaoui in 2:00:57 PB won the 800 m and beat European medalist 2014 Joanna Jozwik 2:00.58. Nigerian Patience George topped the 400m in 52.26. Polish sprint wins by Marika Popowicz 11.50 (-0.7) and Anna Kielbasinska 23.39 (+0.4).
PENZA (RUS, Jun 23-25): Two national youth records in girl javelin were settled at Russian youth championships when firstly Anna Adyseva achieved 54.62 but in sixth round Valeriya Kuchina improved to 54.68m. World youth leader in hammer Sofya Palkina confirmed her status and got the victory with impressive 71.54. Danila Danilov achieved 78.01m in boys’ competitions. Valeriya Nikonova (400) and Denis Akinshin (520) topped pole vault events (PBs for both). High jump winner Alisa Presnyakova improved her PB in high jump on 14cm cleared 184. The same result for silver medalist Tatyana Ermachenkova.
CHEBOKSARY (RUS, Jun 25-26): Pole vault world junior champion Alyona Lutkovskaya cleared 440 to win Russian junior champs. Kristina Sivkova (11.57) and Nikolay Gladkov (10.64) were fastest over 100m. Still 17-year-old Yekaterina Alekseyeva clocked 2:04.53 over 800m, Konstantin Kholmogorov finished first in men final with 1:47.45. Anastasiya Bednova 53.04 and Ilya Krasnov 46.18 topped 400m finals. Anatoliy Ryapolov leaped to 785 in long jump, Nataliya Aksyonova cleared 188 in high jump. Yelena Bezruchenko (17.23m) and Sergey Panchikhin (19.05m) were the best in shot put. Yuriy Kuziv (76.52m – 6kg) and Nataliya Pospelova (63.55m) won hammer events.
WATFORD (GBR, Jun 27): At British Milers Club meet big improvement for Kenyan Nancy Chepkwemoi who followed up Turku win with solo victory in PB 4:03.09. Best times also from Jessica Judd 4:09.56 and Melissa Courtney 4:09.74. Poland´s Dominika Nowakowska won 5000 m in 15:29.27 and a seasons bests from Angie Petty to win 800m in 2:00.62 Good return to form from Ross Murray to win 1500 m in 3:37.76. Also to note the 42 years old Tony Whiteman won 800 m in 1:48.97.
CAPRINO VERONESE (ITA, Jun 27): Chiara Rosa won here the shot put with 18.13 m.
MONT-DE-MARSAN (FRA, Jun 27): Belgian Arnaud Art cleared here 556 in the pole vault.
ALBI (FRA, Jun 27): Good long jumping by Raihau Maiau 805 (+3.4) and legal 781 (-0.3).
AMIENS (FRA, Jun 27): At Meeting National good steeple won by Algerian Bilal Tabti 8:21.25 ahead of of his country-mate Hicham Bouchicha 8:24.65. Ethiopian Aman Kedi won the 1500 m in 3:39.35 and Kevin Campion posted 19:26.67 in 5000 m track walk. Alexia Sedykh won women hammer with 70.77 PB.
NIVELLES (BEL, Jun 27): At the International meet here Briton Seren Bundy Davies clocked quality 51.72 win at the 400 m. French sprint wins for Stella Akakpo 11.43 (+1.0, faster 11.38 +0.2 in heats) and Sandra Gomis 13.09 (-0.1) hurdles. On the men dise Bano Traore in 13.54 (+2.2) topped men hurdles over Ladji Doucoure 13.59. Dutch Thijmen Kuipers won the 800 m in 1:47.52 and French Stanley Joseph pole vault 551.
PLZEN (CZE, Jun 27): First day of Czech Championships had Jan Kudlicka winning the pole vault with 573 and he tried at new national record height 583. Jakub Vadlejch won the javelin with 81.91, Petr Svoboda 13.54 (-2.5) over the hurdles. In women high jump Oldriska Maresova 189 over 16-years old Michaela Hruba 186.
MANNHEIM (GER, Jun 27): At Juniors Gala meet excellent women pole vault won by Australian Alana Boyd 465 over Martina Strutz 455 and Lisa Ryjih 455 with Anika Roloff 445 and Silke Spiegelburg 435. In junior competition Swiss Angelica Moser 425 over Australian Nina Kennedy 425. Another senior running here was Verena Sailer 11.29 (-0.5) in the 100 m. In the other junior events Briton Joseph Deewar with 10.34 (+0.1) was the best in the 100 m, Denmark´s Benjamin Lobo Vedel 46.01 in the 4000 m and Norway´s Karsten Warholm 13.48 (+1.0) in junior hurdles. German throwing wins for Patrick Muller shot 20.28 (6 kg), Henning Prufer discus 63.76 (1.75) and Alexej Mikhailov 78.96 hammer (6 kg). British juniors won the 4x100 m in 39.68.
KAUSTINEN (FIN, Jun 27): Egyptian Mostafa Al-Gamal won the Hammer Carnival meet here with 77.71 over Qatari Ashraf Al-Saifi 74.66. In women hammer PB for Inga Linna of Finland 68.25 and second Kati Ojaloo Estonian record 67.26.
RATINGEN (GER, Jun 27): Germany’s Michael Schrader and the Netherlands’ Anouk Vetter lead at the end of the first day of the 19th edition of the famous Erdgas Mehrkampf-Meeting in Ratingen, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting, informs the IAAF. Schrader, the 2013 IAAF World Championships decathlon silver medallist and a local hero in Ratingen as he hails from nearby Duisburg, put together a total of 4330 points to lead by exactly 100 points from South Africa’s African record holder Willem Coertzen. Kai Kazmirek pulled out shortly after the start of his 400 m race having felt a groin twinge. The Dutch athlete Vetter was also only 88 points behind her first day score in Gotzis last month when she went on to finish sixth in a personal best of 6458 points. Vetter has first day total of 3785 points 57 points ahead of Oeser, with Roleder third on 3667 points.
NOTTWIL (SUI, Jun 27): Swiss hurdler Noemi Zbären clocked here 12.94 (-0.8) in heats and 12.91 (+0.4) in the final. She will be one of favorites for European U23 Champs in Tallinn.
BOTTNARYD (SWE, Jun 27): At the throwing meet improvement for Axel Harstedt to 64.72 in discus, Daniel Stahl as second 62.85. Canadian Tim Nedow topped shot put with 20.59.
PITESTI (ROU, Jun 27): Second part of Romanian Champs here had Mihai Donisan winning the high jump 224 and on the women side Bianca Razor 52.03 in the 400 m and Florentina Marincu 655 (+0.2) in the long jump.
BIEJING (CHN, Jun 27): Final meet of Chinese Grand Prix continued here with Zhang Wei winning the pole vault 565 PB over Yao Jie also 565 PB. Xu Xiaoling topped women long jump 659 (0.0) and previous top name Zhang Wenxiu 71.91 in hammer. Cheng Weng was the fastest in men 400 m hurdles after 49.86.
NIIGATA (JPN, Jun 27): Second day of Japanese Champs was highighted by Kenji Fujimitsu winning the 200 m in 20.32 (+0.8) PB over youth sprinter Sunny Brown 20.57 and Kei Takase also 20.57. Tetsuya Yoroizaka won the 10 000 m in 28:18.53 and Chisato Fukushima women 200 m 23.23 (+0.1). Hiroki Ogita (550) and Naoto Tobe (226) were the expected winners.
NAIROBI (KEN, Jun 27): Safaricom Marathon winners were Elijah Mbogo2:20:18 and Fridah Nadope 2:50:26.
BRUSSELS (BEL): Coach Jacques Borlee has set up a website in order to raise support for the survival of the King Baudouin Stadium. Solidarityathletics.com allows internet users to state their opinions on the planned demolition of the stadium.
NIVELLES (BEL): Belgian decathlete Thomas van der Plaetsen feels confident that he can reach 8000 points at the Universiade, report RTBF. The 24 year old, who was diagnosed with cancer last year, wants to compete at the World Championships in Beijing. He has some concerns that the Universiade may come a little early in his recovery from the illness.
LUZERN (SUI): The Spitzenleichtathletik meet of Luzern announced that in-shape Noemi Zbaren will race at the meet on July 14 in the 100 m hurdles against reigning World champion US Brianna Rollins. More top names are expected to announce for the meet on July 14 (EA Classic).
MOSCOW (RUS): Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decision to start with a new televison channell devoted to the sport. The programme should start early August this year.
KYIV (UKR): Reigning high jump world champion Bohdan Bondarenko explained his unsuccessful performance at Street Athletics jumping meeting in Baku where he cleared 215cm only and took last place. “The reason of such performance is my old foot injury. Little pain I felt not long before Baku meeting and one poor motion during warm-up worsened my feelings. I tried to take a grip on myself overcoming the pain but my body has been reacting on this pain automatically. I was not able to do my usual take-off,” said Bondarenko in his quote to X-Sport web site.
Results in from Poland, EME NewsWritten by Super User
Wlodarczyk 79.83 more than WR
WROCLAW (POL, Jun 27): Anita Wlodarczyk achieved 79.83 at throwing over Odra river in last attempt. It is better than her official World record, organisers fulfilled all paperwork including doping control and will send the forms to IAAF. But it should be noted the event was not held in the stadium. Second Joanna Fiodorow 70.10 over Slovak Martina Hrasnova 69.97. World champion Pawel Fajdek was also in good mood with 81.91 win over Krisztian Pars 78.68 and Wojciech Nowicki 76.08. Drama in men discus as Gerd Kanter beat Piotr Malachowski by 1 cm (64.70 to 64.69), third Robert Urbanek 62.20.
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