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Fred Kerley is the fastest man over 100 meters – night at the World Athletics Championships

Updated on 07/17/2022 at 09:26

  • The US celebrates a resounding victory in the men’s 100m.
  • Fred Kerley was the fastest man, followed by two Americans.
  • It was a mixed night for the Germans. All results at a glance.

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American sprinters were crowned triple winners in the over 100 meters on the second day of the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, USA. Fred Kerley became the world champion ahead of his compatriots Marvin Bracy and Trayvon Brommel.

World Athletics Championships: Fred Kerley of the United States celebrates after the men’s 100m final.

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100 Meters, Men: Gold, silver, and bronze for American runners. Top-seeded Fred Kerley won the 100-meter final in 9.86 seconds ahead of compatriots Marvin Bracey and Trayvon Bromell, each clocking 9.88 seconds. Bracey took the silver and Bromell the bronze. “We said we would do it, and we did it. AmericaKerley said into a stadium microphone. It was the third time the U.S. had won gold, silver and bronze in the 100 meters, the first since Carl Lewis, Leroy Burrell and Dennis Mitchell won in 1991. Tokyo had won.

100 Meters, Women: German champion Gina Lukenkemper easily held her lead over 100 meters. The 25-year-old sprinter from SCC Berlin finished third in 11.09 seconds. Second place at the European Championships advanced to the semi-finals on Monday night (2:33 am CEST/).ZDF) a. In contrast, Alexandra Burkhardt from Burghausen, who finished fifth at the Olympics, was eliminated in the first round. The 28-year-old finished sixth in 11.29 seconds. The fastest sprinters in the heats were Britain’s Tina Asher-Smith in 10.84 seconds and defending champion Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica in 10.87 seconds. Elaine Thompson-Hera of Jamaica, the Olympic champion, took it easily in 11.15 seconds.

Geza Cross was lucky in the 3,000m hurdles

Long Jump, Men and Shot Put, Women: In the men’s long jump, China’s Wang Jianan qualified with a last-ditch throw of 8.36m. The 2015 World Cup bronze medalist cleared long-time leading Greek Olympic champion Miltiadis Tentoglou by 8.32m. Simon Ehmer of Switzerland won bronze with a throw of 8.16m. In the women’s shot put, favorite Chase Ealy threw 20.49 meters to win the US title. Olympic champion Kang Lijiao of China fell ten centimeters short and had to settle for a silver medal.

3,000 meters hurdles: Two-time European hurdles champion Geza Cross Luckily it made it to the finals. The 29-year-old qualified for the 2019 World Cup in third place, clocking 9:21.02. It finished 15th and last in the medal round on Thursday night (4:45 am CEST/ARD). She was only eight-hundredths of a second ahead of the runner in next place. “That’s pretty sharp,” Krause said. A spectacular fall ended Leah Meyer’s hopes of a final after 400 meters: the 24-year-old from Cologne caught her spikes on a barrier and fell headlong into the trench. She got to her feet and finished eighth in 9:30.81.

Athletics World Championships: Disappointment for Hannah Klein over 1,500m

400 Meter Steeplechase: World record holder Karsten Warholm eased his way to the semi-finals with a time of 49.34 seconds. A hamstring injury sustained in the first race of the season in Rabat in early June left his performance questionable. Ahead of the title fights in America, Norway seemed fit and uninhibited. At the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he clocked 45.94 seconds, setting a world record.

1,500 meters: For German champion Hannah Klein from Tübingen, 4:04.62 minutes in the semi-final was not enough to advance to the final. Munich’s Katharina Drost also missed the cut in 4:05.85. (dpa/sap)

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