News from around the World- EME News (Mar 31, 2018)
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EME NEWS (MAR 31, 2018)
McLaughlin another PB 50.07, also WL
GAINESVILLE (USA, Mar 30): Sydney McLaughlin continued with superb running at Florida Relays. After 200 m PB on Thursday she clocked another top life-time best 50.07 in the 400 m. It is also World lead and 6th all-time U20 performer. Second Sharrika Barnett 50.93 PB ahead of Brionna Thomas 51.72.  Hurdles olympic winner Omar McLeod clocked 10.32 (+0.2) in the 100 m. In the 200 m South African Ncincilili Titi 20.36 (+0.9) over Terrance Laird 20.41 and Riak Reese 20.43. NCAA Champion Grant Holloway won the 110 m hurdles in 13.45 (+0.7). Also Nathan Strother won the 400 m in 45.46. In women hurdles Puertorican Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 12.77 (-0.8), Ce´aira Brown won the 1500 m in 4:09.44 and Ka´Tia Seymour the 200 m in 22.96 (+0.5). Indoor surprise Javianne Oliver won the 100 m in 11.39 (+1.1) ahead of Jamaican veteran Kerron Stewart 11.41. Mexican Diego del Real won men hammer with 75.33. In the High School 100 m fast 10.16 (+1.7) for Anthony Schwartz, he missed his PB from last year only by 0.01.
Miller 78.29 NR and WL
PALO ALTO (USA, Mar 30): Nick Miller set a UK record and world hammer lead of 78.29m on the opening day of the Stanford Invitational. In the 10,000m Gwen Jorgensen smashed her PB with 31:55.68 ahead of Carrie Dimoff (31:57.85) and Karissa Schweizer 32:00.55.  Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal (formerly Rollins) won her final in 12.62 WL (+2.0). Her 400m hurdles counterpart Dalilah Muhammad was fastest in the heats of the flat one lap in 52.72. Allie Ostrander took the 3000m steeplechase in 9:38.57, Britain’s Sophie Hitchon the hammer in 71.41m and Belgian Peter Callahan the 1500m in 3:38.41. In the 10 000 m Vincent Kiprop got 28:19.07 ahead of Lopez Lomong who debuted at the distance with 28:21.37.  Quincy Hall achieved 49.65 in the 400 m hurdles.
Hobbs windy 10.93
AUSTIN (USA, Mar 30): From Friday at 91st Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays to report windy sprints. In the women 100 m Aleia Hobbs 10.93 (+2.2) and in another race Kortnei Johnson 10.97 (+3.4). Fastest legal was 11.22 (+1.7) by Teahna Daniels.  In men 100 m Chris Jefferson went 10.16 (+2.0), also windy 10.16 (+3.1) by Travis Collins and Antiguan Cejhae Greene.  Pedrya Seymour of Bahamas clocked 12.97 (+2.9) in the hurdles and impressive triple jump personal best 14.48 (+1.0) for Tori Franklin. LSU clocked 42.97 in women 4x100 m and Kimber Payne 55.92 in the 400 m hurdles. Ashley Spencer won the invitational race in 56.43. The same situation in men´s 400 m hurdles as Jamaican Kemar Mowatt won the invitational one in 50.49, but faster in college was Ilolo Izu 50.00. New PB for discus thrower Reginald Jagers 65.46 beating Rodney Brown 63.42.
E. Kiprono 27:23 WL
PADERBORN (GER, Mar 31): At the 72nd edition of the Paderborn Easter Run, Kenya’s Emmanuel Kiprono won the 10km in a world lead 27:23, five seconds outside the course record. It puts him inside the world all-time top 30. Germany’s Douglas Kipserem was second in 28:18 as Kenya’s Ezra Kipchumba Kering was third in 28:59. Kenya’s Dorcas Jepchirchir won the women’s race in a big PB of 31:19. Germany’s Deborah Schoneborn was second in 34:01. Kenya’s Philemon Kacherian took the half-marathon in 61:54 ahead of compatriots Charles Maina (62:49) and Bethwel Chemweno (62:54). Cynthia Jerop made it a Kenyan double with a time of 72:53 ahead of Belgian Karen van Proyen (78:16).
PYONGYANG (PRK): North Korea will compete in the 2020 summer and 2022 winter Olympics, IOC president Thomas Bach said after meeting the state’s leader, Kim Jong Un, in Pyongyang on reports. "This commitment was fully supported by the supreme leader of the DPRK in a very open and fruitful discussion I had with him yesterday," Bach said. "The IOC will make a proposal for a potential joint march or potential other joint activities for Tokyo (2020) and then maybe also for Beijing (2022) at the appropriate time.”
PARIS (FRA): Organisers of the Paris 2024 Olympics have been warned by the French government after overspending by 500 million euros ($617m). Some sites may not be ready in time unless plans are revised, reports
GOLD COAST (AUS): As he heads into the Commonwealth Games 110m hurdles, Brit Andrew Pozzi is not being complacent after his recent world indoor 60m hurdles win. “Hurdling in the Commonwealth is incredibly strong, even strong in many ways as a world or Olympic event, so for us it’s going to be tough,” he told “There’s a couple of really good Jamaicans and a few others thrown in there so it’s going to be good.”
DAEGU (KOR): Defending champion Pamela Rotich of Kenya will line-up in tomorrow’s Daegu Marathon against the countrywoman she beat by four seconds, Winnie Jepkorir, IAAF reports. Nancy Jebet Koech, fourth last year, is another among six of the top seven women from last year who return. Also in the field are Kenya’s Janet Rono, who clocked 2:26:03 in the 2014 Tokyo Marathon, plus sub-2:30 Ethiopians Megeretu Geletu and Nurit Yimam. Kenya’s Vincent Rono, who was fourth last year in 2:10:23 and has run 59:27 for the half, is among the favourites in the men’s race. Kenyan Abraham Kiptum, who was third in Amsterdam in 2:05:26 and Peter Some, winner of the 2013 Paris Marathon in 2:05:38, are also included.
SUNSHINE COAST (AUS, Mar 31): Britain’s Holly Bradshaw warmed up for the Commonwealth Games with victory in the pole vault meeting here in 4.70m. After that first-timer, she then had two failed attempts at 4.82m before retiring. England team-mate Molly Caudery set a UK under-20 record of 4.50m.
OPFINGEN (GER, Mar 31): Sabrina Mockenhaupt won the Osterlauf here in 35:32 at the 10 km.
SASOLBURG (RSA, Mar 27): Sunette Viljoen is back from injury as she won here at the meet the javelin with 62.46. Also to note Poland´s Piotr Lisek 560 in the pole vault and Turkey´s Karim Melis Mey 649 in the long jump. Chederick Van Wyk won the 100 m in 10.29 personal best (+0.1) and Ryhardt Van Rensburg 800 m in 1:46.75. Mohammad Nasser Abbas of Qatar clocked 45.90 in the 400 m and Orazio Cremona got 20.24 in the shot put.
NOVA KAKHOVKA (UKR, Mar 30-31): Nice hammer throwing at the Ukrainian Federation throwing event. Danylo Fedorov achieved in U18 hammer 80.07 PB with 5 kg and Mihaylo Havrylyuk 76.61 PB in U20 hammer with 6 kg. Men winner Serhiy Reheda 74.42, but 1 cm more and personal best for U23 winner Volodymyr Myslyvchuk. In women hammer Iryna Klimets 72.44. Men shot put winner Ihor Musiyenko achieved 19.67.
RALEIGH (USA, Mar 30): Canadian Nicole Hutchinson won the 5000 m in 15:46.22 at the Raleigh Relays.
HAYWARD (USA, Mar 30): Colombian Mauricio Gonzalez clocked 28:13.49 in the 10 000 m at the Chabot/SF State Distance Carnival.
OREM (USA, Mar 30): Zimbabwe´s sprinter Tatenda Tsumba clocked 10.33 (-1.1) and 20.89 at the Utah Valley Collegiate.
CAPE TOWN (RSA, Mar 31): Kenya’s Justin Kemboi and South Africa’s Gerda Steyn took victories in the 56 km Two Oceans Marathon. Kemboi clocked 3:09:21 to finish 68 seconds ahead of Lebenya Nkoka of Lesotho, the winner four years ago. David Gatebe of South Africa was third in 3:11.12 after the leading men went through the marathon point in 2:18, according to Steyn ran 3:39:26 after passing eventual runner-up Poland’s Dominika Stelmach around the three-hour mark. South Africa’s Charné Bosman was third in 3:45:08.
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