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Eugene Diamond League, Day 2 – Duplantis jumps higher than ever – Tsegai shines at 5,000m – Sports

Eugene Diamond League, Day 2 – Duplantis jumps higher than ever – Tsegai shines at 5,000m – Sports

  • Swedish Olympic champion Armand Duplantis improved his world record in the pole vault to 6.23 meters at the Diamond League meet in Eugene.
  • Ethiopian Godaf Tsegaye crushes the best performance over 5000 metres.
  • Jason Joseph placed fifth in the 110m hurdles. Norwegian Jacob Ingebrigtsen sets a European record in the 3,000 metres.

In the oval

One of the highlights of the second day of competition in Eugene Armand Duplantis. The Swedish Olympic champion jumped 6.23 metres, improving the outdoor record he set for himself at the 2022 World Championships in the same location by 2 cm. Ernest John Obiana (Philippines) was second with 5.82m ahead of former world champion Sam Kendricks (USA/5.72m).

On the train

He set another world record on the final weekend of the Diamond League Godaf Tsegay More than 5000 m. The 26-year-old Ethiopian, who became world champion in the 10,000 meters in Budapest in August, completed the distance in 14:00.21 minutes. Thus, Tsegaye broke the previous record set by Faith Kipyegon/Kane (14:05.20) last June by about 5 seconds. Kenya’s Beatrice Chebet came in second place behind Tsegay with a time of 14:05.92, the third fastest time ever.

His best season to date is over Jason Joseph On the west coast of the United States of America, she finished fifth in the 110m hurdles race. The Swiss achieved a strong result in 13.12 seconds. The 24-year-old did not get off to a successful start, but then made up places and came within 6 hundredths of three-time American world champion Grant Holloway in second place. The victory was won by Olympic champion Hansley Parchment of Jamaica in the world’s best time of 12.93 seconds.

After winning the mile on Saturday Jakob Ingebrigtsen On Sunday over 3000m. In a fast race, the Norwegian, the European record holder (7:23.64 minutes), took first place in the final photo, only one-hundredth of a second behind the Ethiopian Yomif Kegelcha. Local champion Grant Fisher is third with a North American record (7:25.47 minutes).