EME NEWS (SEP 10, 2011)
RUDISHA 1:41.33 AND ANOTHER WORLD LEAD ALSO FOR KIPROP
100 m: Walter Dix confirmed his position in world of sprinting with 10.02 win over in-shape Zurich B-race winner Lerone Clarke 10.06 and Justin Gatlin 10.08 (+0.1). Actually after heats 10.04 by Dix and 10.12 by Gatlin a sub 10 was expected.
200 m: L. Merritt in his first deuce since 2009 was more than impressive 20.13 (+0.2). He is now 8th fastest performer of the year at the distance. Specialist Saidy Ndure was well beaten with 20.41 as second (he got dq in 100 m heats).
1500 m: World champion Kiprop beaten in Zurich (7th) clocked second world lead of the day 3:30.46 improving Kiplagat´s mark by 0.01.
3000 m: World medalist experienced Bernard Lagat in his last track race of the year won in impressive 7:32.13 (8th position in WL 2011). Kenyans Chepkok 7:32:38 ahead of Longosiwa 7:32.71 followed with Tariku Bekele fourth 7:34.71.
MEN OF FINLAND AND WOMEN OF SWEDEN
LATE ADDITION: HAILE IN NORWAY
LIMO SUPERB COURSE RECORD 27:34
MOSCOW (RUS, Sep 10): Ukrainian Oleksandr Sitkovskiy won the 6.5 km Taganka road race in 17:33 ahead of steeple specialist Nikolay Chavkin 17:39. Nadezhda Trilinskaya in 20:19 was the top female runner beating Irina Sergeyeva 20:32.
ISLE OF MAN (GBR, Sep 10): During second day of athletics at Youth Commonwealth Games South African World U17 Champion Andries Van der Merwe clocked windy 13.32 (+3.4) at 110 m hurdles. His team-mate Gerhard De Beer impressed with 1.5 kg discus 67.44 m. Kenyan Jonathan Sawe who is bronze winner from Lille was the best in the 1500 m (3:48.38). England´s Yasmin Miller won the girls 100 m hurdles in fast but windy 13.30 (+4.1).