Track & Road Results, June 6-7, from around the world, by Alfons Juck, EME News

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REGENSBURG (GER, Jun 7): German Sparkassen Gala meet had excellent weather conditions and top sprinting results. Ramon Gittens of Barbados won the 100 m in 10.06 (+0.9) over Sean Safo-Antwi of Britain 10.14 PB and Deji Tobias 10.18. In the heats German Julian Reus 10.12 (+1.9). In women 100 m Briton Jodie Williams 11.14 but with +2.8. In the 200 m she was second in 23.12 as the winner was Bianca Williams 22.93 (-0.2). Another top result Malaika Mihambo 688 (+0.1) in the long jump ahead of Lena Malkus 666 (0.0). Fabienne Kohlmann won the 800 m in 2:01.70 and Christine Klopsch the 400 m hurdles 56.02. On the men side Kamghe Gaba 45.79 in the 400 m, Swiss Kariem Hussein 49.33 PB over the hurdles. Dennis Kruger won the 800 m in 1:46.56 ahead of Austrian Nikolaus Franzmair 1:46.78 new national junior record. Florian Orth won the 1500 m 3:38.63, Germany 38.71 in the 4x100 m. Junior Tobias Potye cleared 222 in the high jump and Sebastian Bayer 805 (+1.4) in the long jump.


LUCKNOW (IND, Jun 7):  Annu Rani achieved in javelin 58.83, new Indian record during 3rd day of 54th national championships. That erased the 14-year-old national record of Gurmeet Kaur (58.64). Former Asian bronze medalist H.M. Jyothi of Karnataka ran a superb qualification race in 100m heats, clocking 11.48, that equaled the AFI qualification norm for the Commonwealth Games. Mayookha Johny, as in last year, completes a double as she added the triple jump gold with a new meet mark of 13.72.


BIRMINGHAM (GBR, Jun 7): At the British League meet Chris Clarke clocked a seasons best 20.57 (0.0) in the 200 m. Zurich High Jump standard for Chris Baker of 228m (held indoors).  Junior Dina Asher Smith improved her best at 200 m to 22.98 (0.0) and Hannah Tarver a PB 800m of 2:02.14.


MARIETTA (USA, Jun 7): Slovak hammer thrower Nikola Lomnicka improved here to 71.58, on the same day as her brother beat World champion Pawel Fajdek in Poland.


BANSKA BYSTRICA (SVK, Jun 7): At Slovak League Martina Hrasnova improved her hammer season best to 73.13. In men hammer returned after health problems 2010 European Champion Libor Charfreitag with 72.01. Olympic finalist Lucia Klocova after maternity break won her first 1500 m race in tactical 4:24.71. New Zurich standards for Slovaks Lukas Beer 226 in high jump and Martin Benak 79.17 in javelin. He beat European leader Martin Zenuch 77.08.


STJORDAL (NOR, Jun 7): Nice season best for returning Norwegian high jumper Tonje Angelsen, she cleared here 193 cm.


HOUSTON (USA, Jun 7): Fifth and last meet of first part of American Track League at Rice University had Harry Adams winning the 100 m in 10.13 (-0.3, windy 10.08 +2.1 in heats) ahead of Mark Jelks 10.13 and Charles Silmon 10.22. Another Adams, Spencer won the hurdles in 13.51 (-0.9). In women hurdles Tenaya Jones 12.96 (0.0) and women 200 m Jessica Beard 23.08 (-0.3) ahead of Kimberlyn Duncan 23.09. DeeDee Trotter won the 400 m in 51.47 over Jamaican Shericka Williams 51.91. Wallace Spearmon topped the 200 m in 20.38 (-0.7) with Jeremy Wariner 6th (21.09, he also ran 100 m 10.92 in heats). Olympic and World high jump medalist Brigetta Barrett comes into shape with 195 clearance.


LEIRIA (POR, Jun 7): At International meet here Francis Obikwelu won the 100 m in 10.52 and French Mame-Ibra Hanne 46.07 in the 400 m.


SANTANDER (ESP, Jun 7): At Spanish Clubs League European Champion Ruth Beitia cleared 187 in the high jump.


SKARA (SWE, Jun 6): Tom Kling-Baptiste won here the 100 m in 10.29 (+1.4) ahead of Patrik Andersson 10.37. Johan Wissman won the 200 m in 20.99 (+0.6).


ZOFINGEN (SUI, Jun 7): At Swiss Meeting Alex Wilson won the 200 m in 20.83 (+1.0) and confirmed Zurich standard. Yves Zellweger did the same with 798 (+1.0) in the long jump. Noemi Zbaren clocked over the hurdles 13.06 in finals and 13.04 (0.0, both races) in heats.


GLADBECK (GER, Jun 7): German Robin Erewa won the 200 m in 20.65 (0.0) over Sebastian Ernst 20.90.


INNSBRUCK (AUT, Jun 7):  The 10th Golden Roof Challenge here in the city had Russian Sergey Kucheryanu winning the pole vault with 568 over World indoor champion Kostadinos Filippidis 558 and Edi Maia of Portugal also 558. German Sosthene Moguenara was the best in women long jump 665 cm. In men competition Russian Pavel Shalin topped the field with 799 ahead of Cuban Wilfredo Martinez 794 and German Paralympian Markus Rehm 784 cm.







CHEBOKSARY (RUS, Jun 7): Aleksandr Yargunkin won 50 km at Russian walking championships with fast 3:42:25, the fourth best result of 2014. 6th placer from Beijing Olympics Mexican Horacio Nava finished second 3:42:51 ahead of Roman Efstifeyev 3:45:39 and Sergey Stepanov 3:54:15. All four set personal bests. Olga Shargina 45:58 and Maksim Krasnov 41:36 won the junior 10 km.


CESKE BUDEJOVICE (CZE, Jun 7): World champion Geoffrey Kamworor won the Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon in 1:00:09 in hot weather ahead of Henry Kiplagat 1:02:46 and Silas Ngetich 1:03:37. Briton Derek Hawkins was best European as 8th in 1:05:18 ahead of 9th Benjamin Malaty of France 1:05:31 and Italian European CC Champion Andrea Lalli 1:06:05. In women race Ethiopian win for Betelhem Moges 1:12:31 ahead of Lucy Liavoga 1:14:13 and Vicoty Chepkemoi 1:15:03. As 7th top European Russian Tatyana Vilisova 1:17:23.  For most of the total 4600 participants in this southern Czech City it was also a warm but pleasant run through a beautiful city but the conditions were not so forgiving for the elite runners.


OELDE (GER, Jun 6): Kenyan wins at the 17th Oelde City Run at 10 km. Richard Mengich 28:14 ahead of Edwin Kiptoo 28:32 and Richard Sigei 28:39. Briton Scott Overall as best European 9th 29:52. Women winner Helah Kiprop 32:20 over Leonidah Mosop 32:50 and Agnes Mutune 32:58. Fourth home star Sabrina Mockenhaupt in 33:39.

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