31 May, 2019

Highlights from Stockholm's Meeting

On May 30th was Stockholm’s Meeting, celebrating its tenth anniversary in the IAAF Diamond League events. Let’s have a look at some of the results.

Starting with Dina ASHER-SMITH. In the 200m, the triple European Champion, after her win in Doha, passed the finish line in 22.18, establishing a new World Lead. In pole vault, the American Sam KENDRICKS, who had won in Stockholm last year, took the victory again with a 5.72m jump. His compatriot, Michael NORMAN, clocked the 400m race in 44.53. 

In the 1500m, Laura MUIR realized a great performance, winning the race with a time of 4:05.37. For the same distance, Timothy CHERUIYOT won in 3.35.79 and the young rising star Jakob INGEBRIGTSEN finished 3rd in 3:37.30. In high jump, Mariya LASITSKENE realized a jump of 1.92m. 

Finally, world’s 100m hurdles record holder, Kendra HARRISON crossed the finish line in 12.52. Ajee WILSON, double silver medalist in the World Indoor Championships won the 800m race in 2.00.87.