The Ukrainian champion now surpasses everyone. The Mighty achieves the best result of the season
Angelina Nikolaeva May 30, 2023, 21:30 Moscow time Audio version: Your browser does not support the audio element.
However, not only Yaroslava shone in the second stage of the Diamond League.
Morocco hosted the second phase of the Diamond League. In Rabat, athletes set four season world records at once. And this is not surprising – the composition of the participants in these competitions turned out to be truly stellar, world champions and Olympic medalists took part in almost all events. Summarizing the results of the second stage of the most prestigious international business startup.
The main results of the first stage of the Diamond League:
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The triumph of the Ukrainian champion
Two season records were set in jump sectors. One of them now belongs to the Ukrainian Yaroslava Moguchikh, who jumped 2.01 m, so the high jump world champion extended her winning streak and achieved her ninth consecutive start. However, she still has a lot to add: her outdoor personal record is 2.05m.
The second place was taken by another representative of Ukraine, Irina Gerashchenko, who took a height of 1.91 m. Nadezhda Dubovitskaya from Kazakhstan, with a score of 1.87, ranked third.
For comparison, the best result at the Russian team championship, which was held in Sochi at the end of May, was shown by the Belarusian vaulter Karina Demik, who reached a height of 1.91 m. Olympic champion Maria Lasitskene became the second at that tournament. her, breaking the bar at around 1.88 m.
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Another record of the season in Morocco was set by the Cuban Leianis Pérez Hernández in the triple jump. The 21-year-old athlete updated her personal record just a week ago: 14.80 m, and now she has improved it to 14.84 m. Silver was won by Ukrainian Marina Bekh-Romanchuk, who jumped 14.65m.
Records on the treadmill
Not without achievements, and on the treadmill. Soufyan El-Bakkali, Olympic champion from Morocco, won the 3000m hurdles at home. He covered the distance in 7:56.68, which is the best result in track and field in the last 11 years and a tournament record, it is also a personal record for a Moroccan. El-Bakkali was ahead of his closest Ethiopian rival, Getnet Wale, by almost 10 seconds.
In the women’s 1,500-meter race, Olympic medalist Gudaf Tsegay staged a real extravaganza over a distance of 5,000 meters. The Ethiopian won the competition with a personal best of 3:54.03. Second and third places were taken by her compatriots Freveini Hailu and Birke Hailom, who were ahead of Tsegay by three seconds at the time.
How Yaroslava the Mighty won the Diamond League:
“I am happy to bring the diamond to Ukraine.” Mighty is invincible without an opponent from Russia