World runner-up Kristjan Čeh did not defend the Diamond League champion title in the discus throw, as he was second in Eugene. He beat Sweden’s Daniel Ståhl with a throw of 67.64 m, but what if Australian Matt Denny threw the discus 68.43 m in the last series and won.
On the second day of the finals of the most prestigious series of athletics meetings, last year’s best Slovenian athlete threw the javelin 67.64 m and was second, he surprisingly won Matthew Denny with an Australian record of 68.43m.
Denny, fourth at this year’s World Championships in Budapest and also at the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, came away with the victory in the penultimate throw of the match.
A repeat of the story from Budapest
The 24-year-old Czech, who became the world champion in Eugene last year, achieved his distance of the day in the second series.
Thus, the story from the WC in the Hungarian capital was repeated, when the Czech lost the gold in a similar way. Then he was overtaken by the Olympic winner Daniel Ståhl, who was third this time with a throw of 67.36 m.
The Czech, who won all the diamond events last year, repeated Tina Šutej’s ranking on Saturday, who was second in the pole vault and narrowly missed the victory with the national outdoor record. Third Slovenian finalist Maruša Mišmaš Zrimšek was sixth in the 3000m steeplechase.
Ethiopian Tsegay improved the 5 km world record by five secondsGudaf Tsegay set a world record in the 5000 meters with a time of 14:00.21. The Ethiopian improved the previous record of 14:05.20, which Kenyan Faith Kipyegon ran on June 9 this year also at the Diamond League in Paris. Close to that time was runner-up Beatrice Chebet, the Kenyan ran 14:05.92 and is now third all-time.
Shericka Jackson the best sprinter in the worldJamaica’s Shericka Jackson became the third in history with diamond season wins in both the 100m and 200m. At half the stadium lap, her 21.57 in the last discipline of this final failed to improve the world record (21.34) from 1988.
In two stadium laps, where Anita Horvat narrowly missed out on qualifying for the finals, in her first appearance at the Diamond League, Athing Mu reached the final success with the US record (1:54.97) and the best time of the year in the 800m, eight but she ran under two minutes.
Some of the season’s best results in the world have been achieved at Hayward Field. It was also achieved by the Ukrainian Jaroslava Mahučik, who won the high jump, and the second-placed Australian Nicola Olyslagers. Both jumped 2.03m in the discipline in which Lia Apostolovski was also very close to the finals.
Emmanuel Wanyonyi won the 800 m run (1:42.80) with the first time of the year, and the league winner from Jamaica Hansle Parchment (12.93) was among the top five from the WC in Budapest in the 110 m hurdles. The 100 m hurdles race, where the world record holder, Nigerian Tobi Amusan (12.33) celebrated, was similarly heavily occupied.
In the 200 m, Canadian Andre de Grasse was surprisingly the best for the first and at the same time final diamond victory (19.76). The American shot put duel was won by Joe Kovacs, who surprised world record holder Ryan Crouser, current Olympic and world champion, by two centimeters with 22.93 m.
The Dutchwoman Femke Bol achieved her third consecutive final victory in the Diamond League in the 400m hurdles, when she accelerated violently after the penultimate hurdle and shook off the last competitor for the meeting record (51.98). Marileidy Paulino from the Dominican Republic (49.58) won this obstacle-free distance.
In the long jump in both competitions, the second distance was decidedThe long jump was extremely even in both events, with the second best distance deciding the winner. The Serbian Ivana Vuleta, the fifth winner of the league, jumped 6.85 m in the penultimate jump of the match, just like the previous leader Ese Brume. The Nigerian could not jump for the last time due to an injury, but her second jump was eight cm shorter than the Serbian. Winner Simon Ehammer of Switzerland and Jamaica’s Tajay Gayle cleared 8.22m, the former in a second best attempt of 8.12m and the latter four centimeters short.