Anna Chicherova, photo by PhotoRun.net
Chicherova beats Lasitskene
CHELYABINSK (RUS, Jan 17): Performances of two London Olympics champions became highlights of Lukashevich and Seredkin Memorial, annual special jumping meeting. Anna Chicherova went over 201 (all heights were cleared by the 36-year-old Russian in first attempt) and after one foul at 203 she stopped. Reigning World and European champion Mariya Lasitskene was second with 197. 16-year-old Adelina Khalikova improved her indoor PB to 184 as fourth lost to Tatyana Odinyova in countdown. On the men side, Ivan Ukhov was best with 231 and after two failures at 235 he did not continue. World junior champion 2014 Mikhail Akimenko repeated his PB 228 as second over Semen Pozdnyakov 225. In pole vault Georgiy Gorokhov won with 560 over Yevgeniy Lukyanenko 550. Irina Ivanova (22) improved her PB to 455 to win women’s event ahead of Lyudmila Petrova and Mariya Zakharutkina (both 435).
Mariya Lasitskene, photo by PhotoRun.net