Asha Philip, photo by PhotoRun.net
Philip 7.12 WL
DORTMUND (GER, Jan 27): After clocking 7.20 in the heats, reigning European indoor champion Asha Philip sped to a world-leading mark of 7.12 to win the 60m at the PSD Bank Indoor Meeting ahead of Norway’s Ezinne Okparaebo in 7.30. Pamela Dutkiewicz just missed the world lead of 7.90 in the 60m hurdles, clocking 7.91 on her season’s debut to defeat European outdoor champion Elvira Herman in 8.00 and Belgium’s Eline Berings in 8.10. On the men’s side, Kevin Kranz equalled his PB of 6.61 to win the 60m ahead of Joshua Hartmann in 6.64 and Belarus’ Vitali Parakhonka pipped Gregor Traber in the 60m hurdles, 7.68 to 7.69. There was another Belarusian win in the long jump with Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova winning with 6.60m ahead of Sosthene Moguenara’s 6.58m. Another leading mark came from Switzerland’s Angelica Moser who cleared 4.55m in the pole vault. Elsewhere, Spain’s Jesus Gomez won the men’s 1500m in 3:40.24 ahead of Kenya’s Cornelius Tuwei (3:40.38) and Ryan Gregson 3:41.08 and in the last event of the day, Hanna Klein won the women’s 1500m in 4:11.73 from Alina Reh in 4:13.71 with Gesa Felicitas Krause fourth in 4:14.60. Women 300 m had Laura Muller winning in 37.38 over PolandÂ´s Anna Kielbasinska 37.39.