News from around the World- EME News (Apr 15, 2018)
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News from around the World- EME News (Apr 15, 2018)

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EME NEWS (APR 15, 2018)
Dramatic marathon ending
GOLD COAST (AUS, Apr 15): There was a dramatic climax to the men’s marathon at the Commonwealth Games. Scotland’s Callum Hawkins had amassed a two-minute lead but the 25-year-old collapsed at the 40km checkpoint and had to be taken to hospital in an ambulance and will remain in hospital overnight as a precaution. Reigning champion Michael Shelley from Australia was the beneficiary, coming through to successfully defend his title in 2:16:46 ahead of Uganda’s Solomon Mutai (2:19:02) and Scotland’s Robbie Simpson (2:19:36). Northern Ireland’s Kevin Seaward was the only other runner to break the 2:20-barrier in fourth in 2:19:54. Kenyans Julius Karinga (2:24:26) and Kenneth Mungara (2:25:42) were ninth and tenth respectively. In demanding conditions (27C temperature and 69% humidity) seven of the 24 starters didn’t complete the distance. In the women’s race, Namibia’s Helalia Johannes won the title in 2:32:40 ahead of Australians Lisa Weightman (2:33:23) and Jessica Trengove (2:34:09). Only the top six finishers broke the 2:40-barrier.
Lavillenie 595 and Suhr 493
AUSTIN (USA, Apr 14): Great pole vaulting at Texas Invitational with World leads. World Indoor champion Renaud Lavillenie cleared 595 and tried at 601 and Olympic winner 2012 Jenn Suhr went over 493 with attempts at 501. 100 m winners achieved wind-aided times. Bryce Robinson 10.10 (+3.2) and Tawanna Meadows 11.19 (+3.1).
USA 38.08 WL
KNOXVILLE (USA, Apr 14): Super US composition clocked 38.08 at the Tennessee Relays 4x100 m. Christian Coleman, Justin Gatlin, Ronnie Baker and Mike Rodgers were the quartett responsible for this World lead. Donald Scott achieved 17.31 in the triple jump, wind information is not available.
NAGANO (JPN, Apr 15): Wins for Ethiopia’s Abdela Godana (2:13:54) in the Nagano Marathon ahead of Yuki Munakata (2:14:21) and Hiroshi Ichida (2:14:42) and for Asami Furuse (2:34:09) ahead of Saki Tokoro (2:36:21) and Yukio Okuno (2:36:44).
LINZ (AUT, Apr 15): Robert Kipkemboi clocked a course record of 2:10:23 to win the Linz Marathon. Eddah Jepkosgei made it a Kenyan double, winning the women’s race in 2:31:11.
BRIGHTON (GBR, Apr 15): Wins for reigning champions Stuart Hawkes (2:22:32) and Helen Davies (2:38:38) in the Brighton Marathon. Charlotte Arter clocked a fast 32:20 in the adjoining 10km. 
DURBAN (RSA, Apr 15): Sibusiso Nima won the men’s race at the Durban City Marathon in 2:17:53 by two seconds from Melly Kennedy in 2:17:55. Loveness Madziva won the women’s race in 2:47:21.
BONN (GER, Apr 15): Wins for Kenya’s Dickson Kurui (2:19:04) and Ethiopia’s Sintayehu Kibebo (2:39:12) in the Bonn Marathon. 
LODZ (POL, Apr 15): Ethiopia’s Mesfin Alemu won the Lodz Half Marathon in 63:17 ahead of Kenya’s Hillary Maiyo (63:41) and Ethiopia’s Emanuel Berhame (63:52). Poland’s Agnieszka Gortel won the women’s race in 76:10 but only after the three leaders were misdirected in the closing kilometres and did not finish. In the full marathon, there were wins for Ethiopia’s Tarekegn Zewdu (2:19:41) and Kenya’s Jane Kiptoo (2:43:08).
CORUNA (ESP, Apr 15): Ecuador´s Manuel Canar won the 7th edition of Maraton Atlantica Coruna42 in 2:21:59. Women winner Monica Granero 2:59:17.
MONTEVIDEO (URU, Apr 15): Colombian Jose David Cardona with 2:18:50 and Brazilian Ana Claudia Rodrigues in 2:56:09 were the winners of the Maraton de Montevideo in Uruguay.
LAGO MAGGIORE (ITA, Apr 15): Kenya’s Daniel Kipchumba made one of the fastest half marathon debuts in history, winning the Lago Maggiore Half Marathon in 59:06 ahead of Mangata Ndiwa (59:07) and another debutant Josphat Boit (59:19). Kenya’s Daisy Cherotich won the women’s race in 69:44 from teammate Leonidah Mosop (70:26) and Sweden’s Charlotta Fougberg (71:58).
FLORENCE (ITA, Apr 15): Kenyans Paul Tiongik and Jonathan Kanda were first and second in the Florence Half Marathon, both clocking 64:37. Ivyne Lagat won the women’s race in 76:41.
NICE (FRA, Apr 15): Emmanuel Kipsang led a Kenyan clean sweep in the Nice Half Marathon in 61:04 from Amos Mitei (61:06) and Nicodemus Kipkurui (61:52). Anais Dumont won the women’s race in 75:50 and was 11th overall.
KORSCHENBROICH (GER, Apr 15): Richard Ringer won the 10km at the Citylauf in Korschenbroich in 29:07. Katharina Heinig won the 5km in 16:07 from Ukraine’s Yuliya Shmatenko (16:09).
VIZCAYA (ESP, Apr 15): Spanish 10km titles to Ricardo Serrano (29:39) and Azucena Diaz (34:27). 
VALENCIENNES (FRA, Apr 15): Kenya’s Caroline Chepkemoi won the Valenciennes 10km in 31:38 from Lucy Macharia (31:55) and Eritrea’s Mekdes Woldu (33:21). Peter Kiprotich won the men’s race in 28:39, comfortably ahead of Kenyan teammate Charles Ogari (29:27).
BURSA (TUR, Apr 15): Ethiopian double at the 15K Osmangazi Race in Bursa courtesy of Haymanot Alew (46:53) and Kefyalew Deja Burise (50:17).
DUBLIN (IRL, Apr 15): Shona Heaslip was a welcome winner at the Garmin Great Ireland Run which also incorporated the National 10km Championships in the Phoenix Park with 34:52 ahead of Kerry O´Flaherty 35:00 and Briton Gemma Steel 35:08. England’s Oliver Lockley won a thrilling finish in 30:18. Not far behind was Brian Maher in second in 30:20 also getting the national title.
HEINOLA (FIN, Apr 14): Finnish Half Marathon titles for Jarkko Jarvenpaa 67:02 and Suvi Miettinen 78:56.
BRATISLAVA (SVK, Apr 15): Kenyan Nelson Cherutich won the 71st edition of the oldest Slovak road race (started in 1921) from Devin to Bratislava at 11.625 km in 35:05. He was 32 seconds ahead of Oleksandr Matviychuk from Ukraine 35:37. Zita Kacser from Hungary defended her women title, it was her fourth one here. But the fastest with 39:47 only 16 seconds behind the course record. More than 6000 runners finished the race.
BRENA BAJA (ESP, Apr 14): Spanish road mile titles for Victor Ruiz 4:26 and Solange Pereira in 4:54.
VARADERO (CUB, Apr 15): Kenyan Timothy Kiplagat won the first Varadero Half Marathon in 63:00 what is the Cuban All-Comers record. Women winner Tirusew Enadnesh 80:35.
Legends like Alberto Juantorena, Javier Sotomayor or Ana Fidela Quirot with Yipsi Moreno and Maria Caridad Colon participated in the open category for all.
SAN SEBASTIAN (ESP, Apr 15): Gizaw Bekele in 63:57 and Adawork Sadura with 73:45 were the Ethiopian winners of Donostia Half Marathon.
POZNAN (POL, Apr 15): Home win for Szymon Kulka in 64:33 at the Poznan Half Marathon. Ruth Matebo topped women for Kenya 75:50 ahead of Dominika Nowakowska 76:11.
KENITRA (MAR, Apr 15): Kenyan winner Patrick Siele at Kenitra 10 km road race in Morocco with 28:32 ahead of Mohamed Ziani 28:47. Soukaina Atanane was the best woman in 33:51. From Carole Fuchs.
ADDIS ABABA (ETH, Apr 15): Dejene Tola 14:34 and Derartu Debela 17:04 were the winners of the Ethiopian Medical Association 5 km. From Carole Fuchs.
CORAL GABLES: At Hurricane Invitational LSU clocked 42.53 in the 4x100 m. Member of the team Kortnei Johnson won the 200 m in 22.61 (+0.9) over Mikiah Brisco 22.83. Cassandra Hall topped the 100 m in 11.21 (+0.9) with Rachel Misher also 11.21 as second. Ebony Morrison posted 12.86 (-0.2) in the hurdles. In men events Kenny Selmon won the 400 m hurldes in 49.00.
HOBBS: Jamaican Sean Bailey won the 400 m in 45.53 at the Ross Black Open.
AUBURN: Windy conditions at the Tiger Classic meet. Olympic medalist 2008 Kerron Stewart from Jamaica won the 100 m in 11.21 (+2.7). In the hurdles World indoor medalist Christine Manning 12.78 (+2.3) over Norway record holder Isabelle Pedersen 12.86. Jaylen Bacon clocked 10.09 (+3.2) in the men´s 100 m. Jamaican Nathon Allen 20.39 (+2.1) in the 200 m and Akeem Bloomfield 46.17 in the 400 m over Kyle Clemons 46.83. Veteran Leevan Sands of Bahamas got 16.39 (+2.4, 16.20 +1.4) in the triple jump.
CONWAY: 20 years old Kasaun James clocked personal best 10.29 (+0.3) at UCA Open meet.
GREENSBORO: Second day of Aggie Invitational saw veteran hurdler Bershawn Jackson getting very good 49.44 at age of 34. Walter Dix got windy 10.16 (+2.4) in the 100 m. Kayla White won the 100 m in 11.24 (+0.7, faster 11.21 +0.8 in heats) and 12.92 (+1.7) in the hurdles, both life-time bests.
LA JOLLA: Iran´s record holder Ehsan Hadadi won the discus with 67.04 at Triton Invitational. Behind her Sam Mattis 66.29 and Reggie Jagers 65.12. Then Swedish duo followed Daniel Stahl 64.98 and Simon Pettersson 64.58. German Olympic medalist Daniel Jasinski was 6th 63.77. DL winner Darrell Hill topped the shot put 20.62 beating David Pless 20.37 and Bosnian Mesud Pezer 20.14. Sweden´s Fanny Roos won women shot with national record 18.68 over NCAA Champion Maggie Ewen 18.39.
CHAMPAIGN: Curt Jensen got 20.30 in shot put and David Kendziera clocked 13.52 (+2.0) in the hurdles at Illinois Twilight. Devin Quinn won the 100 m in windy 10.11 (+3.4).
WESTWOOD: At Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational Diamond Spaulding clocked 22.92 (+0.7) in the 200 m and Jazmine Fray 2:01.18 in the 800 m. Texas AM with 43.26 beat in the 4x100 m US All Stars 43.81. On the men side Devin Dixon won the 800 m in 1:47.00 and Texas AM clocked 3:02.43 in the 4x400 m.
STORRS: Personal best 797 (-2.6) in the long jump for Kyle Darrow at the UConn Spring Invitational.
MESA: World record holder Aries Merritt clocked 13.46 (+1.0) at the T Bird Invitational in the 110 m hurdles.
BELAST (GBR, Apr 15): Irish sprinter Phil Healy was in flying form at the University Track and Field Championships at the Mary Peters Track. She ran University records in the 100m and 200m in 11.55 (-0.2) and 23.31 (-0.2, this also PB and European qualifier).
SANTA CRUZ (ESP, Apr 15): Austrian discus record by Lukas Weisshaidinger at Tenerife Island with 68.21. He improved his own national mark from August 2015 by 97 cm.
KINGSTON (JAM, Apr 14): Tyquendo Tracey beat a good field (including Nesta Carter) at the UTECH Classic with 10.47 (-0.8) in the 100 m. Windy 662 in the long jump (+2.7) for Tissana Hickling. Rushell Clayton clocked 56.95 in women 400 m hurdles.
MINSK (BLR, Apr 13-14): Nastassia Maslova 67.34 and Siarhei Kalamoyets 78.13 won hammer throw events at Shayunov Memorial. Maksim Manchak improved Belarussian U18 record in men’s javelin to 72.10m (700g implement).
ROSARIO (ARG, Apr 14): The 98th Argentinian Championships started with 540 in the pole vault by German Chiaraviglio, 75.40 in javelin by Braian Toledo. Nazareno Sasia won the U18 discus (1.5 kg) with 61.52 in the discus, new national record.
SANTIAGO (CHI, Apr 14): At Orlando Guaita Memorial to note new Chile record in women 400 m by Fernanda Mackenna with 53.13. Daniel Pineda leaped to 791 in the long jump. Women discus had Brazilian winner in Andressa Morais 60.04.
PACE (FRA, Apr 14): French 10 000 m Championships had Samira Mezeghrane-Saad winning the women category in 33:20.01. In men´s race top 3 guests and fourth with national title Yann Schrub 29:19.18. Tunisian Abderraouf Boubaker won with 28:48.48 ahead of Moroccans Jouad Tougane 28:57.06 and Amine Zahaf 29:15.31.
ZRENJANIN-ECKA (SRB, Apr 14): At Balkan Walking Championships Turkey toppedd the medals with 3-4-2 ahead of Greece 2-1-2 and Ukraine 1-1-0. New Balkan members Ukraine had men 20 km winner Dmytro Sobchak in 1:26:27, women 20 km went for Greek Panagiota Tsinopoulou 1:39:01. In the U20 10 km among boys Georgios Tzatzimakis 43:26 and Ayse Tekdal from Turkey 48:59 among girls. In the U18 Turkish wins Ozgur Topsakal 46:03 (boys 10 km) and Evin Demir 24:27 (girls 5 km).
SHANGRAO (CHN, Apr 14-15): From Chinese national walking Grand Prix event to report in the 20 km wins for Peng Chen 1:22:53 and Zhao Wenli 1:32:16. Among U20 Xu Hao in 40:46 over 10 km and Liu Youning 2:14:45 in the 30 km. In the girls U20 10 km win for Bai Maquzhen 46:40. In the U18 winners Wang Xin 40:57 (boys 10 km) and Wu Quanming 21:30 (girls 5 km). From Tilastopaja.
ZANIEMYSL (POL, Apr 14): Katarzyna Zdzieblo won the 20 km walk here with Berlin standard 1:32:50 PB. Men winner Dawid Tomala was timed with 1:24:25.
NAUMBURG (GER, Apr 14): Emilia Lehmeyer won the German women 20 km walk title in Berlin standard and PB of 1:32:49. Second Saskia Feige 1:33:23 and third Teresa Zurek 1:33:30. Men winner Christopher Linke won in 1:20:40 ahead of Hagen Pohle 1:21:41 and Karl Junghannss 1:22:51 with Nils Brembach 1:23:18.
photo credit: Hindustan Times
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