LONDON (WR) — The Newest from the world championships (all instances native):
Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands efficiently defended her 200-meter title on the world championships, dipping on the line simply forward of Marie-Josee Ta Lou.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo, the 400 Olympic champion, took bronze.
Schippers got here out of the bend simply forward of Ta Lou and completed in 20.05 seconds. Ta Lou set an Ivory Coast report of 22.08, whereas Miller-Uibo crossed in 22.15.
Ta Lou has twice been edged on the line. She settled for silver within the 100 behind Tori Bowie. Schippers received bronze in that race.
Pawel Fajdek of Poland gained his third straight hammer throw world title.
Valeriy Pronkin of Russia, competing as a impartial athlete due to his nation’s doping suspension, took silver forward of Wojciech Nowicki of Poland.
Fajdek gained with a throw of 79.81 meters. Pronkin received silver at 78.16 on his final throw, whereas Nowicki secured bronze with a throw of 78.03.
Emma Coburn led an unlikely 1-2 end for america within the steeplechase on the world championships.
Courtney Frerichs took silver whereas defending champion Hyvin Jepkemoi of Kenya earned bronze.
Coburn took the lead for good on the ultimate water soar and kicked for residence to complete in a championship report of 9 minutes, 2.58 seconds.
Frerichs was 1.19 seconds behind, holding off Jepkemoi in a dash end.
Beatrice Chepkoech of Kenya, the third greatest performer this yr, was working within the lead at the beginning when she missed the flip for the water soar on the within of the monitor and had to return. She made a robust comeback however light within the ultimate lap.
Including one other private greatest within the 400 meters, Kevin Mayer of France took a commanding lead into the second day of the decathlon on the world championships.
The Olympic silver medalist completed his warmth in 48.26 seconds for a complete of 4,478 factors after 5 of the 10 occasions. He holds a 57-point lead over Kai Kazmirek of Germany. Kazmirek had the quickest time within the 400 in 47.19.
One other German, Rico Freimuth, was in third place midway by means of with 4,361 factors. Damian Warner of Canada moved into fourth place with a robust 400 and has 4,347 factors.
Two-time world champion Trey Hardee of america was in fifth place with 4,313 factors.
Brittney Reese of america gained her fourth world title within the lengthy soar with a mark of seven.02 meters.
Reese gained the Olympic gold medal in the identical stadium 5 years in the past.
Darya Klishina of Russia, competing as a impartial athlete due to her nation’s doping previous, took silver with a soar of seven.00 meters. Olympic champion Tianna Bartoletta of america took bronze along with her final soar of 6.97 meters.
Asbel Kiprop stayed on track for a fourth straight world title within the 1,500 meters, coming from means again with a robust ultimate kick to qualify for Sunday’s ultimate.
Kiprop completed simply behind Kenyan teammate Elijah Manangoi to undergo as automated qualifiers.
Within the second semifinal warmth, Kenya received a 3rd runner to undergo when Timothy Cheruiyot completed second behind Jakub Holusa of the Czech Republic.
British well being authorities say about 50 individuals linked to the world championships have reported being in poor health with a abdomen virus.
Dr. Deborah Turbitt of Public Well being England says 4 circumstances have been discovered by laboratory testing.
Early this week, the determine stood at about 30 individuals.
Botswanan sprinter Isaac Makwala missed the 400-meter ultimate due to the virus, however he returned to run within the 200.
Olympic champion Caster Semenya is into the ultimate of the 800 meters on the world championships, and would be the favourite for an additional gold.
The South African, who gained her first world title eight years in the past, took the lead on the ultimate bend and was in management from then on. She had the highest qualifying time of 1 minute, 58.90 seconds.
Ajee Wilson of america gained the primary warmth forward of Melissa Bishop of Canada to undergo to Sunday’s ultimate. Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi and Margaret Wambui of Kenya have been automated qualifiers from the third semifinal warmth.
Sally Pearson is again.
The previous Olympic champion from Australia missed a lot of the previous two seasons due to harm, however she produced the quickest time to win her 100-meter hurdles semifinal warmth on the world championships.
Pearson gained her warmth in 12.53 seconds, .24 seconds sooner than Nia Ali of america.
Defending champion Danielle Williams of Jamaica hit the primary hurdle in her semifinal warmth and by no means recovered. She completed fifth behind winner Christina Manning of america and didn’t qualify for the ultimate.
World-record holder Kendra Harrison additionally hit the primary hurdle and missed out on the 2 automated locations. However her sturdy restoration allowed her to simply make the ultimate on time. Since former champion Daybreak Harper Nelson gained the warmth, the Individuals have 4 within the ultimate and will sweep the medals once more — like they did final yr on the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Kevin Mayer of France prolonged his lead within the decathlon with one more sturdy displaying, this time within the excessive soar, with just one occasion remaining in Friday’s program on the world championships.
Mayer jumped 2.08 meters, only a centimeter wanting his out of doors greatest, to succeed in 3,581 factors. The Olympic silver medalist now leads Kai Kazmirek of Germany, who topped the excessive soar by clearing 2.11 meters, by 109 factors.
One other German, Rico Freimuth, fell again to 3rd place with a disappointing soar of 1.99 and has 3,472 factors.
Two-time world champion Trey Hardee of america has 3,441 factors in fourth.
Olympic silver medalist Kevin Mayer of France took the lead within the decathlon after three occasions on the world championships, counting on sturdy performances within the 100 meters and the shot put.
Mayer has 2,703 factors, 25 greater than Rico Freimuth of Germany. Two-time world champion Trey Hardee of america is in third place with 2,647 factors.
The decathletes return within the night session for the excessive soar and the 400 meters earlier than competing within the 5 different occasions on Saturday.
Rico Freimuth took the early lead within the decathlon on the world championships.
The German was second within the 100 meters after which positioned seventh within the lengthy soar to take the lead with 1,898 factors.
Damian Warner of Canada and Karl Robert Saluri of Estonia have been three factors behind in a tie for second.
Olympic silver medalist Kevin Mayer of France is fourth with 1,869 factors, whereas two-time world champion Trey Hardee is sixth with 1,847.
World-record holder Kendra Harrison led a robust U.S. contingent into the semifinals of the 100-meter hurdles on the world championships.
Harrison had the highest time within the opening heats in 12.60 seconds, .06 seconds forward of defending champion Danielle Williams of Jamaica. One other warmth winner was former Olympic and world champion Sally Pearson of Australia, who had the third-best time of 12.72.
Christina Manning, Daybreak Harper Nelson and Nia Ali additionally went by means of to make it 4 Individuals within the semifinals.
Deborah John of Trinidad and Tobago went down arduous within the fifth warmth and needed to be stretchered off the monitor.
Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia and defending champion Denia Caballero of Cuba each reached the ultimate of the discus by throwing past the automated qualifying mark on the world championships.
With the goal set at 62.50 meters, Perkovic had a large second throw of 69.67 to enter Sunday’s ultimate. Caballero had a mark of 63.79.
Kevin Mayer of France, the Olympic silver medalist in Rio de Janeiro, received off to a robust begin within the decathlon with a lifetime better of 10.70 seconds within the 100 meters.
Trey Hardee, the final gold medalist earlier than Aston Eaton took over the occasion on the 2012 London Olympics, completed his warmth in 10.75 seconds, means off the 33-year-old veteran’s greatest time.
Main after the opening occasion on the world championships was Damian Warner of Canada. He ran 10.50 seconds, additionally far under his greatest, regardless of a uncommon sunny morning on the Olympic Stadium.
Rico Freimuth of Germany had the second greatest time of 10.53.
The decathletes will subsequent head to the lengthy soar, the second of the 10 occasions.
The 2-day competitors within the decathlon set off beneath sunny skies on the Olympic Stadium with Kevin Beyer and Trey Hardee favorites for gold on the world championships now that Ashton Eaton has retired.
Eaton gained the final two world championships and Olympics, dominating the 10-event competitors as a lot as Usain Bolt did the sprints. Now the race to grow to be the “world’s best athlete” is broad open.
The decathlon begins out with the 100 meters, adopted by the lengthy soar and the shot put.
Later Friday, there will probably be finals within the ladies’s 200, steeplechase and lengthy soar, and the boys’s hammer throw.
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