2018 Javelin Diary/Dessau, Germany : Thomas Rohler throws 90.75 meters

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Rohler_ThomasW1b-Pre18.jpgThomas Rohler, 2018 Pre Classic, photo by PhotoRun.net
Thomas Rohler 90.75
DESSAU (GER, Jun 8): Home star Thomas Rohler highlighted the 20th edition of Anhalt Meet here with 90.75 javelin win. He missed the meet record of Sergey Makarov from 2003 only by 11 cm. Second Andreas Hofmann 87.22 over Marcin Krukowski 82.42 and Julius Yego 80.13. Another top mark was the 10.05 (+0.2) 100 m win by Turkey´s Jak Ali Harvey beating Henricho Bruintjies 10.22. Kenyan Nicholas Bett won the steeple in 8:13.18 over Chala Beyo 8:17.45. In other races wins for US Erik Sowinski 1:45.80 in the 800 m, Kenyan Hillary Ngetich 3:39.15 in the 1500 m and Benin´s Noelle Yarigo 2:01.56 in the 800 m. World champion Sam Kendricks cleared 570 to win the pole vault over another World champion Shawn Barber also 570. In long jump wins for Ukrainian Serhey Nikiforov 794 (+0.9) and Sosthene Moguenara 667 (+0.1). In women sprints Jamaican Kerron Stewart 11.30 (0.0), US Joanna Atkins 23.03 (+1.0) and Botswana´s Amantle Montsho 51.92.

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