• Guliyev Shocks with 19.88 in 200m in Zagreb

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Turkey's Ramil Guliyev produced the top mark at the IAAF World Challenge meet in Zagreb on Tuesday night as he took the victory in the men's 200m with a massive personal best 19.88 seconds.


 
Guliyev  beat high class field in the men's 200m setting a  stunning new national record and this year's world's 6th fastest time of  19.88 seconds. It was the first time the Turkish sprinter went under 20 seconds in the 200m. Watch Video>>

About one hour earlier Guliyev took third place in the men's 100m in 10.18 seconds. Jamaica's sprint star Asafa Powell won the 100m clcoking 9.96 for the win ahead of American Mike Rodgers, who crossed the line second in 10.00.  Video>>

American Candyce McGrone clocked 11.10 seconds to win the women's 100m. Video>>

Running in lane 8, Norway's Isabelle Pedersen produced one the biggest surprises as she won talent stacked women's 100m hurdles in a new personal best time of 12.86. Second place took European champion Tiffany Porter, while Croatia's Andrea Ivancevic took third in 12.97 seconds. 

Brazil's world silver medlist Fabiana Murer won the pole vault with set a new meeting record of 4.50m. 

Russia's world champion Sergey Shubenkov took the men's 110m hurdles in 13.11 seconds way ahead of second place finisher France's Pascal Martinot-Lagarde 13.50.  Video>>

Croatia's Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic threw massive 69.89m to take women's discus throw. 

In the men's javelin Germany's Thomas Rohler threw 85.44m for the win ahead of compatriot Andreas Hoffman, who threw 84,98m. Olympic champion Keshorn Walcott of Trinidad and Tobago with a tossed 82.99m to for third.

Natasha Hastings took the women's 400m dash in 51.20 seconds while compatriot Cassandra Tate took women's 400m hurdles in 55.16. 

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