N. CARTER 10.09, RICHARDSON 13.18
PADOVA (ITA, Sep 2): The 26th edition of Citta di Padova meet (EA Classic) saw two meet records. Jamaican relay olympic winner Nesta Carter clocked 10.09 (+0.7) at the 100 m ahead of US Trell Kimmons 10.14. Hurdles olympic silver winner Jason Richardson achieved 13.18 (+0.1) and equaled the event best ahead of Olympic finalist Lehann Fourie of South Africa who improved his PB by 0.01 to 13.27. Cuban Omar Cisneros confirmed after Zurich his top shape with 45.47 PB flat win ahead of Calvin Smith 45.51 and Angelo Taylor 45.74. Solid women 200 m 22.70 (-0.7) by Jamaican Anneisha McLaughlin beating olympic relay winner Jeneba Tarmoh 22.83. Third Italian 400 m record holder Libania Grenot who improved her PB here to 22.85, fourth Ukrainian Marya Ryemyen 22.96 and fifth another 400 m specialist and world leader Antonina Krivoshapka 23.03 PB. 800 m winners Jeff Riseley of Australia 1:46.38 and Russian Yelena Kofanova 2:00.93 (second Eunice Sum 2:01.27 and third Hannah England 2:01.63). In technical events Anastasiya Shvedova cleared 455 in the pole vault (and tried for meet and national record 466), Natalia Mikhnevich 18.80 and Justin Rodhe 20.34 were the best in the shot put. Home crowd waited for the best triple jumpers, Fabrizio Donato achieved 16.84 (+0.1) and Daniele Greco 16.56 (-0.1) as top two. In the long jump battle Russian Darya Klishina leaped to 663 (+0.7) ahead of Chelsea Hayes 660 (+0.2) and Nastasya Mironchik-Ivanova 659 (+0.5).