The season has started!
Let’s now have a look at the events we will host in Monaco!
Caster SEMENYA broke a meet record in the 800m, with a time of 1:54.98. Yaroslava MAHUCHIKH set a new PB of 1.96m in the high jump, becoming the youngest woman to win a Diamond League event. Dalilah MUHAMMAD clocked the 400m hurdles in 53.61, and established a new meet record as well as a World Lead.
In the men 800m race, Nijel AMOS, who won last year in Monaco, crossed the finish line in first position in 1:44.29 and Emmanuel KORIR took silver in 1:44.50. Also winner in Monaco, Soufiane EL BAKKALI won the 3000m steeplechase in 8:07.22 and set a new World Lead. In the men’s 1500m, Elijah MANANGOI, winner in Monaco in 2017, established a World Lead and finished in 3:32.21, followed by Timothy CHERUIYOT (3:32.47), who won in Monaco last year, and Bethwell BIRGEN (3:33.12).
In pole vault, Sam KENDRICKS jumped 5.80m high and took the win, followed by Thiago BRAZ (5.71m) and Seito YAMAMOTO (5.61m). In the 200m, Dina ASHER-SMITH won with a fast time of 22.26, in front of Jamile SAMUEL who finished in 22.90. Finally, the Jamaican athlete Danielle WILLIAMS ran her season best on the 100m hurdles, with a time of 12.66.
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