Women’s triple jump:
With a jump of 14.29m in the final 3, Shanieka Ricketts (JAM) won the triple jump contest! Second and third were Yulimar Rojas (VEN) and Patricia Mamona (POR). The Portugese athlete set new national record of 14.66 on her fifth attempt.
Women’s pole vault:
With a 4.90m jump, Katie Nageotte (USA) secured the win in front of Anzhelika Sidorova who jumped 4.80m. Third was Katerina Stefanidi (GRE), who also jumped 4m80, her best performance this year.
With a throw of 63.08 m in the final 3, Barbora Spotáková (CZE) won the javelin throw contest! Second and third were Maria Andrejczyk (POL) and Christin Husson (GER) who respectively threw their javelin at 58.01m and 57.73m in their last attempt.
Men’s high jump:
Mikhail Akimenko jumped the highest tonight and cleared 2.32m. Three centimeters below was Django Lovett (CAN). Third was Maksim Nedasekau (BLR) with a jump of 2.25m.
Men’s 400m H:
For his second consecutive Diamond League in Monaco, the World record holder, and two times World champion in the 400m Hurdles, Karsten Warholm (NOR) took the win and improved the MR he set last year with a performance of 47.08. Behind him were Alison Dos Santos (BRA) and Rasmus MÄGI (EST) who finished their races in 47.51 and 48.83.
Five PBs were set in the women’s 800m! Starting with Laura Muir (GBR) who clocked 1:56.73, Jemma Reekie (GBR) with 1:56.96 and Kate Grace (USA) with 1:57.20. In the sixth and seventh positions Renelle Lamote (FRA) and Halimah Nakaayi (UGA) who respectively ran in 1:57.98 and 1:58.03. With her performance, Nakaayi set a new national record.
The Men’s 1500m never disappoints in Monaco. Tonight, a WL, an AR, and two national records were set along with a lot of PBs! Timothy Cheruiyot (KEN) ran his way to victory, finishing in first place with a WL and a new PB of 3:28.28. In second place was Mohamed Katir (ESP) who established a new national record of 3:28.76. Third was Jakob Ingebrigtsen in 3:29.25. Stewart McSweyn (AUS) ran an AR of 3:29.51 and Marcin Lewandowski (POL) set a new national record of 3:30.42.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH) took the 200m win in 22.23 ahead of Marie-Josée Ta Lou (CIV) and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) who respectively clocked 22.25 and 22.48.
Men’s 3000m SC:
Lamecha Girma picked a up a victory in the 3000m SC men. The Ethopian athlete ran a new WL of 8:07.75. Second and third were Abraham Kibiwot (KEN) and Djilali BEDRANI (FRA) who finished in 8:07.81 and 8:11.17, their best performances this year.
Men’s long jump:
With a jump of 8.24m in the final 3, Miltiadis Tentoglou (GRE) won the long jump contest. Second and third were Tayjay Gayle (JAM) and Thobias Montler (SWE).
Nijel Amos (BOT) was all smiles after his new WL of 1:42.91 and his first race this season. Behind him were Emmanuel Kipkurui Korir (KEN) and Marco Arop (CAN) who finished in 1:43.04 and 1:43.26.
With a time of 3:51.07, Faith Kipyegon (KEN) set a new WL, a NR and ran the fourth fastest 1500m in history! Sifan Hassan (NED) was second in 3:53.60 and Freweyni Haily was third in 3:56.28.
Ronnie Baker (USA) clocked a dashing 9.91 to take the win! He was followed by Akani Simbine (RSA) who crossed the finish line in 9.98 and Lamont Marcell Jacobs (ITA) who finished in 9.99.
Women’s 3000m SC:
To finish the night, Hyvin Kiyeng (KEN) set a new SB of 9:03.82. Second and third were Beatrice Chepkoech (KEN) and Winfred Mutile YAVI (BRN) who finished in 9:04.94 and 9:05.45. Seventh, Elizabeth Bird (GBR) established a new national record of 9:22.80.