Aries Merritt, Sergey Shubenkov, Devon Allen, Brussels DL 2017, photo by PhotoRun.net
Shubenkov 12.99 World lead
MONTREUIL (FRA, Jun 19): The Montreuil EA Classic meet celebrated on Tuesday in good weather one of its best editions. 2015 World champion Sergey Shubenkov as first this year achieved sub 13 at 110 m hurdles with 12.99 (+0.5). He missed his national mark only by 0.01. Second Gabriel Constantino posted Brazilian record 13.23 and third Pascal Martinot-Lagarde 13.28. Another World lead and fourth fastest ever 5:27.73 by Genzebe Dibaba in the 2000 m ahead of Meraf Bahta 5:37.12 Swedish record. Another top mark was the Chinese 100 m record 9.97 by Xie Zhenye (+0.9) beating Akani Simbine 10.04 and Camillo De Oliveira from Brazil 10.10 PB. Marie-Josee Talou was fast in the women 100 m in 10.95 (+1.1) clearly ahead of Carole Zahi 11.16 and Iveta Lalova-Collio 11.18. World U20 record holder Mondo Duplantis with 591 beat World record holder Renaud Lavillenie 586 as both tried at 596 (for Duplantis that would be WJR). French Ludvy Vaillant clocked 48.95 PB to win the 400 m hurdles. In women triple non-Russian European lead 2018 for Romanian Elena Panturoiu 14.47 (+1.4) PB beating Ana Peleteiro 14.32 (+1.7) and Rouguy Diallo 14.26 PB (+1.1). Top two went sub 2 in the 800 m with Francine Niyonsaba 1:59.71 over Ukrainian Natalya Prishchepa 1:59.83. PolandÂ´s Karolina Koleczek topped the hurdles in 12.97 (+0.9). Moroccan Brahim Kaazouzi was the best in the 1500 m 3:35.94 and Albert Rop from Bahrain 13:11.84 in the 5000 m. Jean-Noel Cretinoir won triple 16.86 (+2.1, legal 16.52) ahead of Kevin Luron 16.82 (+1.3). Aleksandr Lesnoy was the best in the shot put 21.12.