Christophe Lemaitre runs 6.57 and 6.58


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Lemaitre 6.57 and 6.58
MONDEVILLE (FRA, Feb 3): At the Meeting de Mondeville, Christophe Lemaitre stopped the clock at 6.58 (faster 6.57 in heats) to win the 60m from Sean Safo-Antwi (6.65) with Jimmy Vicaut only third in 6.66. In the women's 60m, former NCAA champion Remona Burchell from Jamaica set a big season's best of 7.13 ahead of Portugal's Lorene Bazolo (7.27). After a midweek world-lead of 7.47 in Reims, Jarret Eaton won the 60m hurdles again in 7.54 from Canada's Jonathan Cabral (7.62) and Saudi Arabian Ahmad Al-Moualed 7.64 (national record 7.57 in heats) while Ukraine's Hanna Plotitsyna won a tight 60m hurdles final in 8.16 (8.12 in heat) from the United States' Jade Barber (8.16). Other highlights on the track included Brit Jonathan Davies winning the 3000m in 7:56.13 while Ethiopia's Samuel Tefera won the 1500m in 3:39.79 on a tight oval. From that point of view solid 5:48.17 by Meskerem Mamo of Ethiopian in women 2000 m. Poland´s Ida Baumgart won the 400 m in 53.56, Slovak Iveta Putalova topped the other race in 53.59. On the infield, joint French record-holder Ninon Guillon-Romarin cleared 4.52m to win the pole vault and Briton Nathan Douglas beat Cuban Cristian Napoles, both 16.30.
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