Eugene: Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barsim won his third high jump gold medal in Eugene, Oregon on Monday. Balsim, who shared a gold medal with his Italian friend and rival Jean-Marco Tamberi at the Tokyo Olympics, provided the perfect display of jumps to win 2.37 meters in front of the Hayward Field crowd. South Korea’s Woo Sanghyeok claimed to have won a silver medal up to 2.35m, and Andriy Protsenko claimed to have won the first bronze medal (2.33m) in Ukraine. Tamberi had to be happy with 4th place.
Meanwhile, the unruly Venezuelan Julimar Rojas brought the familiar face raft to glory when he won the triple jump title three times in a row at the World Athletics Championships on Monday. Day 4 of the action in Hayward Field, Oregon, was counted as several gold medalists at the Tokyo Olympics scored more podiums to follow up on their efforts in the Japanese capital. ..
“This is my third consecutive world (outdoor) title, but it hasn’t sunk yet,” said Rojas, who wanted to set a new world record but was frustrated by the winds affecting the run-up. “I wanted a longer jump, but I’m happy to be back in this beautiful stadium to see the crowd,” Rojas added.
Rojas was one of the three female twice-Olympic champions who won the gold medal at Eugene. Belgium’s Nafisa Tutierm claims her final victory in her heptathlon against her Dutch rival Anouk Vetter, and Kenya’s Faith Kipiegon wins her second 1500-meter title. I got it. Two male champions have won from the Tokyo Olympics so as not to be left behind. Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barsim won the thriller of the high jump competition in his third world title.
“The third win has never been done,” he said. “For me, it’s a great statistic.” I always tell myself,’How do you want to be remembered?’ I want to do great things, I want to be a high jump to stick to history. “Today I’m really happy that he did it. “There was more money in the Arab world in the shape of Sophian El Bakari in Morocco. The Olympic champion has put an end to 15 years of domination of Kenya’s 3000m obstacle course and created a tactical master class.
However, the evening session began with all eyes on the track as Shelly-Ann Fraser Price, who had just won the record fifth world 100m title on Sunday, entered Round 1 of the 200m. “Oh, it was hard!” Said Fraser Price, who coasted to the semi-finals on Tuesday. “It was midnight, so I had to come back and qualify as easily as possible to maintain my strength for tomorrow.” I feel okay for now. Go home and recover. Let’s finish and see what happens tomorrow. You need to eat, massage, squeeze, and just rest and sleep a little. “
Joining the 35-year-old World 200m Champion in the semi-finals on Tuesday are two teammates who helped take the unprecedented 100m podium clean sweep in Jamaica on Sunday. Shericka Jackson, who set the fastest time of 21.55 seconds this season, and Elaine Thompson Hera, a four-time Olympic sprint champion who is a world silver medalist over 200 meters in 2015, still seek the first personal world title. I am.
New Curly Strike Force
Jamaican women’s clean sweeps have become sharper than American men’s. And the newly crowned world 100m champion Fred Kerley led the new strike force of the US sprinter to the men’s 200m semifinal, also on Tuesday. After Sprint All-Rounder led Marvin Bracey and Trayvon Bromell home at the Blue Ribbon event, Curly won the heat in 20.17 seconds, raising the prospect of another US clean sweep.
Without that duo, it was the American’s turn to finish second, third and fourth at the 200 meters at the Tokyo Olympics last year-Kenny Bednarek, World Champion Noah Lyles, 18-year-old Erriyon Knighton. -Tracking. The hype Lyles celebrated his 25th birthday on Monday with the fastest qualifying time of 19.98 seconds. This makes the only sprinter sub-20. Eugene said it was much “more fun,” said Lyles, who complained of being isolated at the Tokyo Olympics under strict Covid-19 regulations.
“I feel like I’m running for something. I’m excited and energetic. After all, I’m a performer. I like to go out and have fun and excite people.” He said. Canadian Olympic champion Andre De Grasse, who failed in the 100-meter final, was not a starter in his heat. Canadians struggled at 100m and had just returned from a second dose of Covid-19, but did not want to participate in the 4x100m relay. – AFP