World record in hurdles
LONDON (GBR, Jul 22): First day of Muller Anniversary Games at Olympic Stadium in London with some 40 000+ crowd in good summer weather was very special. First of all because of 100 m hurdles World record 12.20 (12.194) by Kendra Harrison. Then because of Usain Bolt confirming his fitness with fast 200 m. Then because Laura Muir winning the 1500 m in British record. Another national mark for the home crowd in women 4×100 m and World leads for Taylor triple and Miller 400 m. Fireworks at the end was the appropriate finale.
Event by event
100 m: Vicaut after 9.96 (+0.3) in heats confirmed his position with 10.02 (+0.4) win in finals.
200 m (non-DL): Bolt in his first 200 m of the year showed good shape, 19.89 (-0.3) is 5th best of 2016.
800 m: Bosse European lead 2016 1:43.88 over improved Canadian McBride 1:43.95 PB.
Emsley Carr Mile (non-DL): Kiplagat fulfilled the favorite role 3:53.04.
PV (non-DL): Lavillenie after Sotteville in top shape with 590 nice clearance and attempts at 597.
TJ: Taylor improved not only his own WL but also EdwardsÂ´s MR to 17.78 in last round (+0.6).
JT: First ever DL win for Czech Vadlejch 85.72.
400 m: Miller in her own class and WL and PB 49.55.
1500 m: European win in British record 3:57.49 Laura Muir, also meet record. 2nd fastest of the year.
100mH: World Record! Kendra Harrison had her Olympics at Olympic Stadium 12.20 (+0.3). Donkova forgotten. She got already in heats MR 12.40 (+0.2).
400mH (non-DL): Muhammad confirmed her Nr.1 position in lists 53.90. Eurochamp Petersen improved season best to 54.33 as 2nd.
4×100 m (non-DL: What an improvement by British girls 41.81 is WL, NR and MR. Philip, Henry, Asher-Smith, Neita.
HJ: Beitia in third attempt over 198 and gets the win. That is simple the experience. KJT 195 PB as 3rd.