Lasitskene 204, Krivoshapka 51.86, Menkov 830
MOSCOW (RUS, Feb 3): Another clash between Mariya Lasitskene and Anna Chicherova became the highlight of Russian Winter meeting. Lasitskene again took a win with new world lead 204 (also had one try over 206 and two failures over 207), when Chicherova went over 200 as second with one unsuccessful attempt at 204 and two at 206. In men’s field both winner Daniil Tsyplakov and second placer Mikhail Akimenko cleared 228 over Aleksandr Asanov 226. Vladimir Nikitin improved national indoor record in the men’s mile to 3:54.77 (also national title in this event) ahead of Valentin Smirnov 3:59.38 and Yevgeniy Kunts 3:59.52. In women’s final Svetlana Aplachkina clocked 4:31.51 ahead of Yekaterina Storozheva-Shapovalova 4:31.68 and Anastasiya Kalina 4:31.78 (all three PBs). Another world lead was clocked by Antonina Krivoshapka at 400 m 51.86 ahead of 18-year-old Polina Miller 53.09 (iPB) and Yekaterina Renzhina 53.35. In men’s competition Pavel Savin won in 46.91. Aleksandr Menkov achieved 830 WL in men’s long jump, when Yelena Sokolova was best in women’s field with 6.58. Mariya Aglitskaya 8.05 iPB and Konstantin Shabanov 7.65 won 60m hurdles. Yekaterina Koneva and Dmitriy Sorokin leapt to 14.67 and 16.77 respectively in triple jump. Yevgeniy Lukyanenko cleared 550 in men’s pole vault. In women’s field winner Irina Ivanova and second placer Yelizaveta Bondarenko (19) both cleared 450 over Olga Mullina and Lyudmila Petrova (both 445). Maksim Afonin 20.06m and Anna Avdeyeva 17.37m topped shot put competitions. Aleksandra Gulyaeva clocked 1:59.37 EL over 800m ahead of Yekaterina Zavyalova 2:02.28 and Yekaterina Kupina 2:03.92. Danil Peremetov finished first in men’s race in 1:47.28 ahead of Konstantin Kholmogorov 1:47.54. Kristina Sivkova and Dmitriy Lopin sprinted 7.20 and 6.65 respectively in 60m finals.
Mariya Lasitskene, photo by PhotoRun.net