The most important Swiss results
- 4 x 100m women’s relay
Early in the evening, the women’s sprint relay made its first stir. In the cast Geraldine Fry, Mujinja Kampunge, Salome Cora, Agla del Ponte The quartet won the race in superior fashion by 1.77 seconds over the second-placed Finns. Ireland was already more than two seconds back. A winning time of 42.13 seconds means a world record for the year and a meeting record. The Swiss national team, which was included in this squad for the first time, lost the national record by only 0.08 seconds. “This is the best preparation for the World Cup,” Kambundji said.
kamboongi He just missed his second win two hours after the success of the relay. In the 200 metres, the Bernese national had an exciting duel with Great Britain’s Dina Asher Smith on home soil. In the last meters, Kambundji met the reigning world champion at this distance and crossed the finish line in a final. It was not possible to tell the winner with the naked eye. Both runners clocked 22.37 seconds. In the end, Asher-Smith kept the better finish to herself: her time was 0.003 seconds better than Kambundji’s. Del Ponte came sixth with a time of 23.41 seconds.
The highlight of the world: Duplantis with an outdoor record
- Men’s pole vault
Appeared in front of a crowd from home Armand Duplantis big show. The Swedish high was already the winner of the evening after jumping over 6.03m (on the first attempt). But Duplantis was not satisfied with that. Lay the tape at a height of 6.16 m. No one has ever jumped this far in the open air. But the 22-year-old managed to go up on the second try and make it really high in the big oval. Duplantis’ indoor world record is 6.20 metres.
On the road
Sat at the end very exciting Dominic Lopalo He narrowly defeated Jacob Kiplemo of Uganda in his first Diamond League encounter. The minutes 7:29.48 meant a personal best and a new world record for this year. “I gave it all up to the last meter because it only finished at the finish line,” said the 23-year-old. Lobalo, who fled South Sudan at the age of nine and is currently training at LC Brühl, wants to set off for Switzerland for the 2024 Olympics in Paris.
Spectators in Stockholm were unable to see any time in less than 10 seconds. A headwind of 0.5 m/s was enough for the winner Akane Simpen The South African finished the race in 10.02 seconds. Reece Prescod (Britain) and Jimmy Vicaut (France) finished second and third.
Jacobs withdraws soon
Italian Olympic 100m champion Marcel Jacobs has called off his start due to pain a few hours before the start of competition in Stockholm.
However, the Tokyo Olympic champion is expected to have two weeks at the World Championships in Eugene (USA). This is despite the fact that he has not yet participated in any international competitions this season.
Other Swiss missions
- Women’s 3000m Hurdles
As with her Diamond League debut almost two weeks ago in Paris, when she set a Swiss record, it is becoming clear. Kiara Shearer in the best shape. At 9:24.16 minutes, its second best time ever, the Swiss Oriental finished third. And the Kenyan Daisy Jepkimi, a candidate for Kazakhstan, won the race.
- 4 x 100m men’s relay
The Swiss men’s quartet was able to cast Pascal Mancini, Bradley Lestrade, Sylvain Schuard and Daniel Luhrer Don’t rush for victory. With a time of 39.40 seconds, Switzerland took fourth place. The Netherlands took the victory in 38.70 seconds.
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