Dafne Schippers 10.95 and 22.95 World Leads

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Schippers_DafneR-Euro16.jpgDafne Schippers, photo by PhotoRun.net
Schippers 10.95 and 22.29 World leads
AZUSA (USA, Apr 14): World and European champion Dafne Schippers after not competing during the indoor season showed superb shape at Bryan Clay Invitational with winning the 100 m and 200 m in World leading times 10.95 (+0.8) and 22.29 (+1.4). Behind her Olympic long jump winner Tianna Bartoletta 11.08 and Destiny Smith-Barnett 11.21. In other race Briton Desiree Henry 11.09 (+0.6), she was also second in the 200 m 22.69. Dutch Sharona Bakker won the 100 m hurdles in 12.97 (+1.6) and long jump World silver medalist Shara Proctor tried triple for first time since 2010 outdoors with 13.82 (+1.5) PB. Olympic winner Christian Taylor won the triple with high quality 17.26 (+1.3). Fast European champion Adam Gemili 10.08 (+1.8) in the 100 m ahead of Japan´s talent Hakim Sani Brown (18) 10.18 PB and another European champion Churandy Martina 10.20. In the 200 m Brown won with 20.41 (+0.9) with decathlon Olympic bronze medalist Damian Warner of Canada third in personal best 20.97. In the 1500 m new PB and World lead for Briton Josh Kerr 3:35.99. Huge improvement for NCAA Indoor champion this year who before never clocked a sub 3:40. Second Craig Engels 3:37.75 and third Ryan Hill 3:37.95.
RunBlogRun opines: The weekend of Mt. SAC is fraught with meets in Southern California. Dafne Schippers had a great double and it shows that her training time in the U.S. was put to good use. Looking for some fine sprinting this summer!

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