• Live: Prefontaine Classic (Eugene Diamond League) 2017
» Friday, 26 May 2017
Article source: Athletics
Live: 2017 Diamond League Eugene (Prefontaine Classic): Event Scheduled for 26 - 27 May.
Friday night highlights
- Celliphine Chepsol of Kenyan cloked a new World Junior record in 3000m steeple of 8:58.78 (also WL and meet record) despite loosing her spike at water pit 1KM to go.
- The 14-year-old Tamari Davis of USA won the girls highschool 200m in 23.21 – the fastest time in history ever recorded by a 14-year-old. Previous record of 23.38 record belonged to Angel Perkins from 1999.
- World and Olympic champion Brittney Reese of USA leaps 7.01m WL. First 7m + jump outdoors this season in the world.
- In a world record attempt Genzebe Dibaba won the 5000m in 14:25.22. Sifan Hassan of Netherlands who placed third broke the national record with 14:41.24.
- Tatsiana Khaladovitch of Bulgaria prevailed in the women's javelin with 66.30m.