Hoffa beats Storl
CHEMNITZ (GER, Jan 27): At the Internationales ERDGAS Hallenmeeting
world leading 1500 m by world finalist Abdelaati Iguider of Morocco who
clocked 3:37.40. Second Kenyan Bethel Birgen 3:38.01 and third young
Ethiopian Jana Soresa Fida in 3:39.74. German sensation of the day
Julian Reus who clocked 6.59 in the 60 meters race. In the hurdles
sprints Helge Schwarzer posted high quality 7.64 at 60m Hurdles. Raphael
Holdzeppe of Germany cleared 572 but was beaten on count back with
Malte Mohr who also jumped 572 cm. Reese Hoffa posted to a world
leading mark in the shot put with 21.87 in last attempt. He beat high
quality field of David Storl (20.75) and Portugal s Marco Fortes
(20.57). In the pole vault Czech Daegu finalist Jan Kudlicka was third
with 560 cm. US Yvette Lewis clocked 8.01 in the 60m hurdles,
DRESDEN (GER, Jan 27): The administrators of first year related
university students saw here an a win for Raul Spank 226 after returning
from leg injury. In women pole vault Czech Daegu finalist Jirina
Ptacnikova cleared winning 462 in third attempt. She had tries at 466
what would be new national junior record. “For the opening meet of the
season I must be satisfied,” she said after the race. World medalist
Martina Strutz was second with 452.
NAIROBI (KEN): Olympic 800 m winner is Back. Kenyan Pamelo Jelimo plans
the 1500 m race in Dusseldorf on February 10 and 800 m in Lievin on
February 14. Her management company informed.
DUBAI (UAE): Despite anecdotal evidence that Martin Lel had dropped out
shortly after 30k, we trusted the official timing company when he was
listed as having finished in 35th place. He did in fact drop out at 30k
with a knee injury. Informs Pat Butcher.
ISTANBUL (TUR, Jan 27): Huseyin Atici achieved during first day of
Turkish National championships new national shot put indoor record 19.25
m. The event serves as test for World Indoor Championships.
SPALA (POL, Jan 27): Rafal Smolen clocked in heats during national
junior championships 47.53 in the 400 m. It is new national junior
ZAPORIZHIYA (UKR, Jan 27): During first day of Ukrainian Cup indoor meet
Mariya Ryemyen clocked 7.17 at the 60 m and beat main home rival Olesya
Povh 7.19. In the pentathlon Hanan Melnychenko scored 4513 points.
Denis Yurchenko cleared 550 in the pole vault. Fast 1500 m in the women
section. Anzhelika Sevchenko achieved 4:08.30 and Svitlana Shmidt
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