Soufiane El Bakkali misses unofficial 2000m steeplechase world report in Zagreb

Soufiane El Bakkali misses unofficial 2000m steeplechase world report in Zagreb

The two,000 m steeplechase is a distance little or no run in conferences, however that of Zagreb, mounted for Soufiane El Bakkali this Sunday, was the quickest for twelve years. The Moroccan, nonetheless on his toes on the finish of the season with a victory within the Diamond League closing in Zurich just a few days in the past within the 3,000m steeplechase (8’07″67), was tackling the unofficial report from the world of Frenchman Mahiedine Mekhissi (5’10″68 in June 2010). El Bakkali, Olympic and world champion, not sufficiently supported in his quest, failed by a number of seconds, ending in 5’14″06, which stays the third quickest time in historical past behind the 5’13″47 of a one other Frenchman, Bob Tahri.

Bracy in 9”97 on the 100m

Among the many different outcomes of the final “gold” assembly of the Continental Tour, the vice-world champion within the 100m Marvin Bracy did the job by descending below 10 seconds (9.97, zero wind) regardless of the 21°C and moist climate, forward of Britain’s Jeremiah Azu (10″14). Within the 200m, victory went to Liberian Joseph Fahnbulleh in 20.07 (wind not communicated).

Grant Holloway, winner in Zurich on Thursday, continued his momentum by successful in 13″19 (+0.1 m / s) within the 110 m hurdles forward of his American compatriot Freddie Crittenden (13″31).

tenth victory for Perkovic

Burkinabe world vice-champion Hugues Fabrice Zango gained the triple soar with 17.07m (+0.4m/s) on the final strive, forward of American Christian Taylor (16.63m, -0.9m /s). Frenchman Jean-Marc Pontvianne, third within the Munich Euro, completed third with 16.59 m (-0.1 m / s), his solely measured take a look at of the competitors.

In entrance of her viewers, the discobolus Sandra Perkovic beat Valarie Allman on her final strive, whereas the American Olympic champion had simply taken the lead with 67.55 m. The Croatian signed her tenth victory within the assembly with 68.46 m. Simpler success for the Slovenian Kristjan Ceh with 68.60 m forward of the American Sam Mattis (67.19 m).

The boys’s weight contest, disputed on the town on Saturday, had consecrated the American Ryan Crouser with a throw of twenty-two.19 m, whereas Joe Kovacs, creator of an outstanding contest in Zurich on Wednesday (23.23 m), is content material with 2nd place with 21.97 m.

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