Trayvon Bromell & Jazmin Sawyers Impress in USA – Weekly Roundup
The American runs 9.77 per 100m and the Briton jumps 6.90m to make an impact on the 100m world and UK long jump lists
It has been another busy week with lots of action around the world.
There was a world record for Sifan Hassan and British victories for Dina Asher-Smith, Jemma Reekie and Jake Wightman at the Continental Tour Gold in Hengelo with Daryll Neita finishing second in the British 100m standings. For more details, click here
For more details on Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s 10.61 100m in Jamaica to finish second in the world rankings all-time click here
Read our coverage of Muller British 10,000m Championships and 10,000m European Cup here and here
Can the news of the WPA Para European Championships be seen here
For action earlier in the middle of the week, which included Holly Bradshaw’s UK outdoor pole vault record and an American all-finish 1500m record for Josh Kerr, click here
Miramar, United States, June 5
Trayvon Bromell set a world record in the 100m of 9.77 / 1.5 ahead of Marvin Bracy of 9.85 and that propelled him to seventh place all-time.
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah clocked a sprint double of 10.87 / 1.2 and 22.54 / 1.2. In the 100m, Olympic long jump champion Tianna Bartoletta was second in 10.96 and Briana Williams third in 10.97. Bartoletta was also second in the long jump with 6.75 / 3.7 behind the 6.78 / 2.7 of Canada’s Christabel Nettey.
Nigerian Tobi Amusan clocked a 12.44 / 2.2 wind assisted in the 100m hurdles final and 12.43 / 4.5 in the heats.
Michael Dickson won the 110m hurdles clocking 13.16 / 2.6 to defeat Ronald Levy’s 13.23. World record holder Dalilah Muhammad won the 400m hurdles in 54.50.
Chula Vista, United States, June 6
Jazmin Sawyers finished fourth in the UK all-time standings in the long jump with his Olympic qualifying victory of 6.90m with a very useful tailwind of 1.9m / s. Quanesha Burks was second with 6.85m.
La Coruna, Spain, June 5
The top 10 athletes in the men’s 20km walk improved the Olympic standard by 1:21:00, including Britain’s Callum Wilkinson in a race won by Diego Garcia in 1:19:37. Perseus Karlstrom of Sweden was second in 1:19:44.
Wilkinson, who finished sixth, clocked 1:20:32 to finish second all-time among British athletes. British record holder Tom Bosworth set a season record 81:37.
Five women improved the Olympic qualifying time to 1:31:00 in a race won by Colombian Sandra Arenas with 1:28:24.
– Callum Wilkinson (@ CWilko97) June 5, 2021
Tatabanya, Hungary, June 5
Briton Taylor Campbell won the hammer with a PB and Olympic qualification of 78.23m, which places him second all-time in the UK and entered the world top 10 for 2021.
Ukrainian Iryna Gerashchenko won the high jump over 1.94m ahead of Morgan Lake and Emily Borthwick over 1.92m.
I AM QUALIFIED FOR THE TOKYO OLYMPIC GAMES !!!! PB 78.23m. I’m in absolute shock right now. I have dreamed of this moment so many times since I was a child. 🇬🇧❤️ pic.twitter.com/UyPFgKOQyu
– Taylor Campbell (@ TaylorLC1996) June 5, 2021
BMC Regional Races / GAA Miler Meeting Open, Linwood, June 4
Fiona Matheson, who still holds a few W50 records, won her first British W60 mark with a 3000m time of 10: 58.85 to take just over seven seconds off Angela Copson’s record. Former 1: 45.66 in the 800m Paul Forbes topped the UK U60 standings with a time of 2: 15.30, placing him fifth in his age group.
Carlisle Track Club 10km, June 3
A week after his 65th birthday, Alastair Walker made an impressive debut in the age category setting a UK U65 record of 35:59 to be two seconds short of fellow Scottish compatriot Willie Marshall’s mark of 1993.
National Track League, Premier London North, Lee Valley, June 6
Scott Lincoln won the shot with 20.02m, Nick Percy the discus with 62.87m and Chris Bennett the hammer with 73.04m.
Sodertalje Sweden, June 6
Lawrence Okoye won the discus with 64.02m and Fanny Roos won the women’s throw with 18.82m.
German Championships, Braunschweig, June 5
European javelin champion Christin Hussong won with a final throw of 63.30m while Oleg Zernikel added 20cm to his pole vault record with a Tokyo qualifier of 5.80m.
Robert Farken won the 1500m with a championship record and Olympic qualification of 3: 34.64 to clear Thomas Wessinghage’s mark in 1977.
World and European champion Malaika Mihambo won the long jump with 6.62m.
Tottori, Japan, June 6
There was a Japanese 100m record by Ryota Yamagata 9.95 / 2.0 as he won the 10.01 from Shuhei Tada.
Masumi Aoki tied the Japanese 100m hurdles record in 12.87 / 1.8) just ahead of former record holder Asuka Terada in 12.89.
Niigata, Japan, June 6
Yuki Hashioka jumped 8.23 / 1.3 in the long jump while Ren Tazawa won the 10,000m in 27: 52.52.
Greek Championships, Patras, Greece, June 5
Miltiádis Tentóglou achieved the second longest jump in the world of the year with 8.48 / 0.1.
Katerina Stefanídi missed the morning qualifying and was invited to the final with a 4.75m jump while Nikoléta Kiriakopoúlou won the title with a 4.65m jump.
Moscow, Russia, June 5
World champion Anzhelika Sidorova crossed 4.80m in the pole vault while Yelena Sokolova 6.82 / 1.2 won the long jump.
Pierre Benite, France, June 5
Renaud Lavillenie made his 159th jump over 5.80 m to win the competition with this height.
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Small States Championships, Serravalle, SMR, June 5
Andrian Mardare of Moldova won the javelin with 84.26m.
Zofingen, Switzerland, June 5
European indoor pole vault champion Angelica Moser opened her outdoor season with a 4.60m jump.
Oordegem, Belgium, June 5
There were British victories for Joseph Brier in the 400m in 45.94 and Alex Knibbs won the 400m hurdles in 49.82.
Gold Coast, Australia, June 5
Peter Bol won the 800m in an Olympic qualifier clocking 1: 44.88 while Jade Lally won the women’s discus with a throw of 57.63m.
Havana, Cuba, June 4-5
Andy Diaz won the triple jump with a jump of 17.63 / 1.6 while Juan Miguel Echevarria won the long jump with 8.30 / -0.1.
Eldoret Marathon, Kenya, June 6
Victor Kipchirchir won in 2h08’56 “ahead of Leonard Langat (2h10’49”) and Emmanuel Bor (2h11’10) despite the 2000 meters of elevation gain. Mercy Kipchumba won the women’s race in 2:28:10 ahead of Judith Korir (2:28:31) and Jackline Chelal (2:29:47).
Moscow, Russia, June 6
European medalist Timur Morgunov climbed 5.90m in the pole vault in an indoor event due to the rain.
Salon de Provence, France, June 6
Anthony Ammirati, who is only 17, broke a French under-20 record of 5.72m and he won the countdown by Renaud Lavillenie, Valentin Lavillenie, Ethan Cormont and Thibaut Collet.
Montélimar, France, June 6
Lolassonn Djouhan won the disc with an Olympic standard of 66.66.
Rhyl 5km, June 5
M40 Andrew Davies, who ran 2:15:50 in the British Olympic Marathon Trials, was a clear winner in 14:31, frustratingly missing the British leader’s mark in the age group by two seconds.
Prairie View, United States, June 6
Valarie Allman threw 67.74m on the women’s discus.
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