Hassan wins the 3,000 meters in Birmingham, Skippers sixth at 100 meters
Sifan Hassan Sunday in the Diamond League races in Birmingham the 3,000 meters to her name written. The Dutch was clearly the strongest in the final sprint. Dafne Schippers came in the 100 metres no further than the sixth place.
Hassan had on the line a second ahead of the number two, the German Konstanze Klosterhalven. Margaret Kipkemboi of Kenya was third in the 3,000 meters.
With 8.28,90 ran Hassan, a Dutch record at the new distance.
The born Ethiopian won last week at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of athletics in London, bronze in the 5000 metres, after they click the 1,500 metres – her favorite distance – disappointing when fifth had ended.
Susan Krumins, the second Dutch in the 3,000 meters, ran in the Alexander Stadium to seventh place in a personal best of 8.34,41.
Dutch success at Diamond League Birmingham
Sifan Hassan at the Diamond League races in Birmingham the 3,000 meters to her name written.
Hassan remained number two, the German Konstanze Klosterhalven, a second for.
Dafne Schippers came in the 100 metres no further than the sixth place.
Mo Farah, who will say goodbye to the baanatletiek, got in their own country a victory lap in a convertible.
The pole-vaulting was in Birmingham for the beautiful pictures.
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Schippers did not come near the podium in the 100 metres. The Utrecht, who with the heels over the ditch placed for the finals, finished sixth in 11,22.
Olympic champion Elaine Thompson from Jamaica won in a headwind of 1.2 metres per second in a time of 10,92. Côte d’ivoire Marie-Josée Ta Lou picked up the silver (10,97), while the Jamaican Jura Levy finished third in 11,08.
Skippers conquered two weeks ago at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, bronze in the 100 metres in a time of 10,96. The Dutch win also the world championship title in the 200 meters.
Richard Douma finished not on the miles at the Diamond League competition in England. The Brit Jake Wightman went in 3.54,92 with the victory to get.
Douma finished a week and a half ago at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in the semi-finals of the 1,500 meters. The mile (1.609 meters) is a dedicated distance.
Mo Farah took over in style say farewell to the British baanatletiek. The multiple world champion, who from next season going to focus on the marathon, won in his last appearance on the job in own country, the 3,000 meters in a time of 7.38,64.
The Spaniard Adel Mechaal (7.40,34) was second and Kenyan Davis Kiplangat (7.40,63) third.