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The opening match of the Rainy Diamond League at Gateshead – sport.ORF.at

The start of the Diamond League Athletes Sunday night at Gateshead was a wet and cold affair. With partial rain and wind, better performance was often missed. British Dina Asher Smith won the 100 meters with a headwind of 3.1 m / s in 11.35 seconds, and the men’s 200 m was a prey for American Kenneth Bednarik (20.33).

100 m in Gateshead (UK)

Reuters / Lee Smith

Kendall Ellis (USA) won the women’s 400m race in 51.86 seconds, British Cindy Cimber succeeded in the 100m hurdles in 13.28, and the wind was blowing on her also at a rate of 3.9 m / s. The 1500-meter race was secured by Britain’s Laura Muir in 4: 03.73 minutes in front of 2,000 authorized spectators on the stadium.

Spaniard Mohamed Kater won the 5000 m race with a personal best of 13: 08.52, the Norwegian Jacob Ingbrigtsin won the 1500 m race with a time of 3: 36.27, and the pole vault went to Sam Kendricks (USA) by 5.74 m ahead of the Swedish world record holder Armand. Duplantes (5.55). Pole Marcin Krukovsky threw the javelin as far as 82.61 meters.

Austrian discus player Lukas WeiƟhaidinger will be part of the Diamond League for the first time on July 1 in Oslo, where the first of his four semi-final meetings will be held.