US (May 2)
AUSTIN: Some great performances at Longhorn Invitational meet. Kara Winger-Patterson came close to her US record in javelin with 66.47 (missed it by 20 cm) and had three more 63+ throws in her series. Also to note Shawn Barber of Canada improving his national record in pole vault again to 591, what is also World lead 2015. Here second Brad Walker 570 and third Reese Watson 560. Australian Fabrice Lapierre is back in shape with 816 (0.0) long jump. Demi Payne cleared 451 in the pole vault. High quality in sprints. Last year World junior champion Kendal Williams clocked 10.09 (+1.0) personal best in the 100 m and Trayvon Bromell 20.19 (+1.8) in the 200 m (equaled his overall PB) over Aldrich Bailey 20.30 and Bryce Robinson 20.36. On the women side Kendall Baisden 11.12 (+3.4) in the 100 m and legal 22.50 (+1.8) for Muriella Ahoure of Ivory Coast. Kala Funderburk won the 400 m in 51.72 PB.
KNOXVILLE: At Tennessee Challenge German former World record holder Betty Heidler achieved 73.08 in hammer. On the men side to note Jake Blankenship 561 pole vault over Jordan Scott 551 and German Karsten Dilla 541.
BATOUN ROUGE: LSU Invitational had fast sprints. Dedric Dukes 20.23 (-0.8) in the 200 m, World record holder Aries Merritt 13.39 (-1.6) over the hurdles. In the women 200 m Kyra Jefferson 22.65 (-0.7) and in the men 100 m Jalen Miller 10.24 (-0.7) ahead of Aaron Ernest 10.27 and Dukes 10.29. Quincy Downing won the 400 m in 45.70 and Alex Amankwah of Ghana/USA the 800 m in 1:45.91 (equaled his PB). Also to note Tori Bliss 18.49 in women shot put, Rodney Brown 63.24 in men discus and solid relay by men of LSU 39.11 and women of Florida 43.22.
FORT WORTH: The NCAA Indoor champion this year Ronnie Baker won the 100 m at Horned Frog Invite in new personal best 10.08 (+1.4) over Clayton Vaughn 10.12. Chelsea Hayes in good shape leaped to 674 (+2.0) in long jump and also was second in the 100 m 11.39 (+0.7). Here the race was won by LaShauntea Moore 11.34. Tenaya Jones won the hurdles and equaled her PB 12.75 (+1.0). Michael Bryan won the 200 m in 20.65 (+1.2) PB and Kirkland Thornton 13.64 (+1.8) the hurdles. TCU topped men 4×100 m in 39.18.
LEXINGTON: Canadian decathlon record holder Damian Warner won the hurdles at Kentucky Relays with 13.55 (+0.8). Dezerea Bryant topped the 200 m 22.97 (+0.1) and last year junior Will Williams leaped to 803 (+0.1) PB in the long jump.
LAWRENCE: Olympic medalist Erik Kynard won the high jump at Rock Chalk Classic with 226 clearance. World leader at 400 m hurdles Michael Stigler confirmed his shape with 48.86 win. Jack Whitt cleared 561 in the pole vault, Mason Finley won the discus 62.46 and Terrell Smith sprint double 10.30 and 20.64.
BLOOMINGTON: Canadian olympic medalist Derek Drouin cleared 226 in the high jump at Billy Hayes Invitational.
TEMPE: At Dual Meet two important personal bests. TrinidadÂ´s World junior relay medalist Jamol James improved to 10.15 (+1.9) in the 100 m and NCAA Champion 2014 Bryan McBride for first time in his career cleared 230 in the high jump.
IRVINE: At Steve Scott Invitational Jeff Henderson 10.28 (+0.6) in the 100 m, Kind Butler 45.87 in the 400 m and Canadian Tim Nedow 20.19 in shot put.
STARKVILLE: Sub 10 sprinter Trell Kimmons fast 10.17 (+0.3) at Jeace LaCoste Invitational. Erica Bougard clocked 13.03 (+0.5) over the hurdles, big PB for the heptathlete.
MANGALURU (IND, May 2): The second day of the 19th Federation Cup at Mangala Stadium witnessed World University Games silver medalist and defending champion Inderjeet Singh achieving 20.65 meet record in shot put. It is also olympic qualification for him. Army man Devender Singh won the javelin with 79.65. Former Youth Olympic Games silver medalist Durgesh Kumar Pal clinched the 400m hurdles clocking a personal best 50.29. Army got another gold medal by Jinson Johnson as he came from behind to win the men’s 800m in 1:47.58 PB. Tintu Luka ran a solo race to win the women’s 800 m in 2:04.14. Odisha athletes Amiya Kumar Mallick and Srabani Nanda had become the fastest man and woman of the meet by taking the 100m gold in 10.56 and 11.59. Long jumper Ankit Sharma went on to win his fourth straight title with a 7.99m leap.
ZAGREB (CRO, May 2): At Subotic Memorial meet great junior throwing. Martin Markovic new national discus junior record 67.47 (1.75 kg), good also Matija Greguric 75.90 in hammer (6 kg). European medalist Ana Simic cleared 188 in the high jump.
OORDEGEM (BEL, May 2): At Belgian University Championships Louise Carton qualified for the European U23 Championships with 15:39.47 in the 5000 m.
BOJANOWO (POL, May 2): PolandÂ´s shot put talent Konrad Bukowiecki won here with 21.20 (6 kg), top outdoor junior result in 2015.
OHRDRUF (GER, May 2): Ethiopian wins at German 10 000 m championships by Mitku Seboka 29:18.14 and Fate Tola 33:30.32. They compete for German clubs so are entitled to get the first place within the champs.
HECHTEL (BEL, May 2): Belgian 10 000 m champions Abdelkadi El Hakimi 29:03.33 and Ferahiwot Gamachu 36:30.45.
WIPPERFURTH (GER, May 1): Heptathlete Kira Biesenbach was back after heavy knee injury with 165 in high jump, 12.75 in shot put and 37.67 in javelin.
ATTNANG (AUT, May 2): At the 31st Attnang road mile Kenyan Eliud Rutto won in 4:06.36 over European indoor champion Jakub Holusa 4:08.10 and DenmarkÂ´s Nick Jensen 4:09.37. Fourth Erastus Chirchir 4:10.03 and next best European PolandÂ´s Bartosz Nowicki as 7th in 4:11.26.
MARIANO COMENSE (ITA, May 2): Only 16-years old Filippo Tortu clocked here 10.56 (-0.9) in the 100 m and missed the Italian record in his category by 0.07 (Giovanni Grazioli 10.49 in 1976).
ODERZO (ITA, May 1): At the Oderzo Citta Archeologica road race in men category at 9.8 km Yassine Rachik won in 28:16 over Ahmed El Mazoury 28:23 and Ugandan Fred Musobo 28:24. In women 5.47 km Silvia Weissteiner got the first place after. Second Anna Incerti and third Barbara Bressi .
SOPOT (POL, May 2): Kenyan Hillary Maiyo won the Sopot Half Marathon in. Second Francis Lagat and third Daniel Metto . Fourth best European Roman Romanenko . Top woman Olha Kotovska of Ukraine.
PIERCE CITY (USA, May 1): At High School Spring River Valley Conference Meet Lath Kisling cleared 221 cm.
NASSAU (BAH): British sprinter Jodie Williams has withdrawn from the World Relays after suffering a minor hamstring tear during her training camp in Florida, report The Guardian. The 21 year old sustained the injury two weeks ago and while she says that it is now healed, the risk of re-injuring the muscle would be too high if she competed. Williams will open her season at the Great CityGames in Manchester.
PRAGUE (CZE): Sara Moreira has had a bumpy road to her first marathon of the year. First, she had to withdraw from the London Marathon due to an injury. Then, she then decided to race the Prague Marathon , but her flight was cancelled due to a pilot’s strike. Fortunately, she did manage to get another flight and travelled to Prague with a stop off in Brussels.
NASSAU (BAH): German record holder Homiyu Tesfaye has withdrawn from the World Relays due to an irritation of the right knee join, inform Leichtathletik. Sebastian Keiner will take his place in the DMR.
BEIJING (CHN): Local promotion for the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 is now well underway and saw a series of activities outside the famous Bird’s Nest stadium to advertise the fact that the biggest single-stadia sporting event in the world is coming to the Chinese capital this summer.