Thomas Rohler twice over 91 meters in the javelin!


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Rohler twice over 91 m
TURKU (FIN, Jun 29): German Thomas Rohler achieved two 91 m throws at the Paavo Nurmi Games meet (EA Premium) with 91.28 in round three and 91.04 in round five. It is not only World lead, personal best but also 11th best performer ever. Second Julian Weber 86.83 over Antti Ruuskanen 83.10 and Tero Pitkamaki 83.03. World champion Pawel Fajdek confirmed with 81.12 superb hammer position in the World. Second Dilshod Nazarov way back 78.87 ahead of Wojciech Nowicki 78.04. Another Polish win Michal Haratyk in shot put 20.25. Guyana´s Troy Doris won triple with windy 17.06 (+2.2). In the 400 m hurdles Le Roux Hamman clocked 49.44 to beat Oskari Moro 49.50 and Estonian Rasmus Magi 49.59. Other winners Hungarian Balazs Baji 13.43 (0.0, also 13.41 +0.7 in heats) at 110 m hurdles, Moroccan junior record holder Mostafa Smaili 1:47.07 in the 800 m and Ghana´s Sean Safo-Antwi 10.23 (+0.6) beating Dutch Solomon Bockarie 10.24. Fast 5000 m had Kenyan Josephat Menjo winning 13:20.51 over Australians Pat Tiernan 13:20.88 and David McNeill 13:23.87 with Andy Vernon fourth 13:26.16. In women events local star Nooralotta Neziri posted 12.91 (+0.2, also 12.87 +1.2 in heats). Sara Petersen of Denmark 56.07 at 400 m hurdles, Poland´s Danuta Urbanik 4:06.58 in the 1500 m and French Ophelie Claude-Boxberger 9:34.96 ahead of Sviatlana Kudzelich of Belarus 9:41.21 and Denmark´s Anna Emilie Moller 9:41.43. Taika Nummi clocked 12:30.81 in the 3000 m walk. In javelin Australian Kathryn Mitchell 63.80 beat Li Lingwei 61.79 and Christina Obergfoll 61.38. In anticipated pole vault highlighted top three got over 452, winner Minna Nikkanen and tie for second for young Wilma Murto and Swiss record holder Nicole Buchler.

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