Bingtian Su, 9.91 NR (China), Filippo Tortu, 9.99 (First Italian sub 10 seconds, breaks Pietro Mennea's NR) in Meeting de Madrid!

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Su 9.91, Tortu 9.99
MADRID (ESP, Jun 22): Great 100 m final highlighted the IAAF World Challenge meeting here. World indoor medalist Su Bingtian equaled the Asian and improved the Chinese record to 9.91 (+0.2). Behind him young sensation Filippo Tortu from Italy, only first year from U20 category and new Italian record 9.99 as second. He is 18th European sub 10 sprinter and improved the long standing national mark of Pietro Mennea since 1979. Third Akani Simbine 10.01 (but 9.98 in heats). Fourth Brazilian Paulo Andre de Oliveira 10.06 PB. Another top race was men´s 400 m as Luguelin Santos won in 44.66 but behind him Spanish athletes improved. Bruno Hortelano to European lead and national record 44.69 and Oscar Husillos also big PB 44.73. Anita Wlodarczyk won women hammer with EL 76.17 over Joanna Fiodorow 73.46. Christina Schwanitz also high level 19.02 in shot put ahead of Paulina Guba 18.81 and Brittany Crew 18.60 Canadian record. In hurdles Brazilian record holder Gabriel Constantino surprisingly beat Orlando Ortega 13.31 to 13.32 (-1.0), women hurdles for Belgian Eline Berings 13.01 (+0.1) beating US Kristi Castlin 13.05. Spanish win for Alvaro De Arriba 1:45.50 in the 800 m, Ugandan Albert Chemutai won steeple 8:22.31 and Ethiopian Gudaf Tsegay 1500 m in fast 3:59.60 ahead of Sofia Ennaoui 4:02.93 and Meraf Bahta 4:03.36. Chinese Wei Yongli was the fastest in women 200 m 22.97 PB (+1.6) and German Christina Hering 2:01.72 in the 800 m. In technical events Danil Lysenko and Brandon Starc cleared 230 in high jump, Diogo Ferreira of Portugal 566 in the pole vault, Alexis Copello 17.01 (0.0) in triple and Marcin Krukowski 79.23 in javelin. Women long jump winner Shara Proctor beat with 673 (-0.1) her home rival Lorraine Ugen 660 (-0.4).

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