Skippers sprint to fastest season time in 200 meters at Lausanne

Skippers sprint to fastest season time in 200 meters at Lausanne

Dafne Schippers Thursday at the Diamond League in Lausanne in the 200 metres won. The Utrecht ran with 22,10 seconds, her best time of the season.

The 25-year-old Skippers left on the Swiss job côte d’ivoire Marie-Josée Ta Lou just behind him. Who finished in a time of 22,16 second. The American Kyra Jefferson came up with 22,34 as the third on the measure.

With her winning time popped Skippers well under her fastest time of the season. They came in april at the Bryan Clay Invitational to 22,29.

Skippers lap in Lausanne right out of the starting blocks. Ta Lou seemed to be in the inner bend, however, under it, but Schippers had on the straights and kept the Ivorian behind.


Eefje Boons insured in Lausanne of a world cup ticket in the 100 meter hurdles. They ran that part with a personal record time of 12,98.

That time was exactly sufficient to meet the limit requirements. It was the first time that the 22-year-old Boons under 13 seconds walked. They ended up as the seventh. The American Sharika Nelvis triumphed in Lausanne, 12,53.

The world CHAMPIONSHIP of athletics will be next month held in London.


Sifan Hassan hold in Lausanne, just next to a medal in the 800 metres. They ran with a time of 1.58,13 a personal record, but came fourth.

Francine Niyonsaba from Burundi triumphed in 1.56,82 minutes, followed by Charlene Lipsey in the United States (1.57,38) and Eunice Jepkoech Sum of Kenya (1.57,78).

Hassan made a foray into the 800 metres after three races in the 1500 meters, had dominated. The Dutch athlete won successively in Rome, Hengelo and Paris. With 3.56,14, she is the fastest in the world this year on her favorite distance.

WORLDS limit

Her time in Lausanne at the 800 metres meant her third world CHAMPIONSHIP limit. Also in the 5000 meters she conquered rather a starting place for the global title in London.

Liemarvin Bonevacia took it on the 400 metres. The Dutch winner of the bronze at the european CHAMPIONSHIPS, finished seventh in 45,61 and remained thus above the world cup limit of 45,50 seconds.

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