2019 Moscow Diary: Menkov 8.22m, Krivoshapka sub 52 seconds

Menkov_Aleksandr-WorC17.jpgAleksandr Menkov, photo by PhotoRun.net
Menkov 822, Krivoshapka sub 52
MOSCOW (RUS, Feb 14): World junior champion 2014 Mikhail Akimenko improved his in-and-out personal best to 230 to win men's high jump during second day of Russian indoors. Second Ilya Ivanyuk, third Daniil Tsyplakov and fourth Alaksandr Asanov all cleared 226. World champion 2013 Aleksandr Menkov leaped to 822 in men's long jump ahead of Anatoliy Ryapolov 790. London Olympic medallist Yelena Sokolova won in women's competition with 663. Yekaterina Zavyalova (Poistogova) finished first in 800 m final with 2:00.59 ahead of Aleksandra Gulyaeva 2:00.86 and Svetlana Uloga 2:01.83. Konstantin Kholmogorov 1:49.43 was fastest in men's final. Antonina Krivoshapka clocked 51.97 in women's 400 m ahead of Yekaterina Renzhina 52.67. In very close men's final Artem Araslanov won in 47.11 ahead of Yaroslav Tkalich 47.14 and Rudolf Verkhovykh 47.15. Champion Yevgeniy Lukyanenko and silver medallist Georgiy Gorokhov both went over 550 in men's pole vault. Maksim Afonin 20.70 and Alyona Gordeyeva (Bugakova) 18.20 topped shot put events. Mariya Aglitskaya sprinted 8.14 over 60 m hurdles. In men's final Konstantin Shabanov clocked 7.62 ahead of decathlete Arten Makarenko 7.67 PB and Fillip Shabanov 7.74 PB
Menkov_Alexsandr-WC17.jpgAleksandr Menkov, photo by PHotoRun.net

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