Sifan Hassan on Sunday at the Diamond League in the Us New European record in the 3,000-meter improvement. The Netherlands was the first to cross the finish line in 8.18,49. In the 200 meters, finished Dafne Schippers, the sixth.
Her time is up with the 26-year-old Hassan was nearly three seconds under the previous record in the 3,000 meters. That was 8.21,42 in all, since 2002, in the name of Romania’s Gabriela Szabo.
Hassan made her own English record in the 3,000 meters. In the last great time she had last year in september, 8.27,50, in Ostrava, Czech republic.
Hassan was kept in the University of the German Konstanze Klosterhafen (8.20,07), and Letesenbet Gidey (8.20,27) from Ethiopia is for you.
For Hassan, it was her first 3,000 m of the season. The birth of Ethiopia’s targets for the world cup, that is, from the 27th september until the 6th October, taking place in Doha, especially on the 5 and 10 km).
Dafne Schippers could not fight for the victory in the 200 meters. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Captains, and sixth in 200 meters
In the 200 meters, could be Captains, with a sixth place finish is not to engage in the fight for the victory. Utrecht ran in a time of 22,62 sec.
This continued to be Captains and six hundreds of a second of her best time of the season. Which she did earlier this month at the Diamond League in Oslo, with a victory to get started.
The 27-year-old Skippers, more than half a second focused on Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare, who 22,05 in the shortest amount of time down. Elaine Thompson, (22,21), from Jamaica, was second and britain’s Dina Asher-Smith (22,42) and had to settle for third place.
Next month Schippes at the Diamond League in Lausanne (up to 100 meters away), Monaco (200 m away) and London (100 metres).
Caster Semenya left the competition far behind in the 800 meters. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
Semenya class of its own in the back
Earlier on Sunday, listened to Caster Semenya and her comeback in the Diamond League with a convincing victory. The South African’s did to compete with the 1.55’s,70’s far behind. The American Ajee Wilson, at 1.58,36 is the closest one can get.
It was the first time that Semenya and her favourite distance-walked since the new rule of the IAAF temporarily ceased to exist. Earlier this year, and they are only at the Diamond League in Doha and in action in the 800-meters, where she is also a force majeure has won.
Semenya is fighting a long legal battle with association of athletics IAAF about her, and women have abnormally high levels of testosterone. The IAAF, which closed earlier this year, female athletes, with differences of sexual development’ (DSD), such as Semenya, out of participation in the medium-long distances.
The Swiss court took up that new line temporarily, until the appeal is processed.