EME NEWS (AUG 25, 2016)
Souleiman 2:13.49, Kendricks beats Lavillenie
Event by event
100m (non-DL): Asafa Powell clocks 9.96 for his 97th wind-legal sub-10 clocking with Ben Youssef Meite second in 10.01.
200m: Churandy Martina set a Dutch record of 19.81 to move to third on the European all-time lists behind Mennea and Lemaitre.
400m: LaShawn Merritt clocks 44.50 but had to work off the bend to beat Steven Gardiner (44.75).
3000mSC: New generation excels with Abraham Kibiwott (8:09.58) and Nicholas Bett (8:10.07) defeating the likes of Mutai, Brimin Kipruto and Birech.
110mH: Revenge for Orlando Ortega over Olympic champion Omar McLeod: 13.11 to 13.12.
400m hurdles (non-DL): Rasmus Magi 48.59 while world champion Nicholas Bett returns to form with a big season’s best of 48.68.
1000m: After Rio disappointment, Ayanleh Souleiman moves to fifth on the world all-time lists with 2:13.49 also WL, DLR and MR. Kiprop fourth in 2:14.23 and Centrowitz sixth in 2:16.67.
High jump: Mutaz Barshim clears 2.35m on his third attempt before retiring. Beats full elite except Drouin.
Pole vault: Sam Kendricks clears 5.92m to equal his PB and break the meeting record. Lavillenie lost.
Discus: After finishing ninth in Rio, Philip Milanov returns to form with victory with 65.61m. Austrian Weisshaidinger 2nd in DL debut.
100m: Despite a re-run after a false-start, Elaine Thompson shows fresh legs after Rio with victory in a fast 10.78.
800m: Francine Niyonsaba wins in 1:57.71 with Semenya and Wambui both absent.
3000m: Genzebe Dibaba with a meeting record of 8:31.84 thanks to a 57.47 last lap.
100m hurdles (non-DL): In her first race since running 12.20 in London, Kendra Harrison wins in 12.42 which was faster than the winning time in Rio.
400m hurdles: Dalilah Muhammad maintains winning form with 53.78 ahead of Eilidh Doyle in 54.45.
Long jump: Ivana Spanovic wins again with 6.83m.
Triple jump: Yet another win for Caterine Ibarguen with 14.76m.
Shot put: Valerie Adams gets revenge over Michelle Carter with 19.94m to Carter’s 19.49m.
Javelin: Madara Palameika goes out to 65.29m in the last round to beat Barbora Spotakova (64.48m).
4×100 m (non-DL): Fast win for Ukraine 42.67 at UBS Trophy.