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17 Jun 2014

Jump to record

The tenth edition of adidas Grand Prix lived up to expectations.

Saturday, June 14th, IAAF Diamond League has stopped at Icahn Stadium in New York, the facility has a Mondo Super X Performance track installed. The queens of the speed disciplines have seen the triumph of Jamaican athletes: in the 100m was imposed Nesta Carter, with a time of 10 "09; in the 200m, Warren Weir was the star of a great race, running with a slight headwind, finished with a time of 19 "82. In the long-distance events, success for David Rudisha in the 800m, with the best time of 1'44 "; excellent result in the women's field by Aregawi Ababa, who ran the 1500m in 4'00 "13. Victory by prediction LaShawn Merritt in the 400m for courses in 44 "19, and for the Puerto Rican Javier Culson, that by the time of 48" 03 showed the best performance of the season. To warm up the audience in New York we saw then Bohdan Bondarenko and Mutaz Barshim race in the high jump. Surpassing both the 2.42 m, in fact, both have achieved a great feat in the high jump. The Ukrainian failed to match the primacy of European Patrik Sjoberg, which dates back to 1987: the athlete of Qatar, on the other hand, has improved the record that already belonged to him by a centimeter for Asia.