• Mihambo Leaps 7.05m Meeting Recod, Rohler Improves his Javelin SB to 86.99m in Anhalt
» Saturday, 15 June 2019
Article source: Watch Athletics
European Long jump champion Malaika Mihambo of Germany jumped a new competition record at the International Meeting Anhalt on Friday (14).
The World leader in the women's long, Mihambo, opened the contest with a solid 6.71m effort. Mihambo continued her dominance in the event with a huge 6.95m jump in the 2nd round while in the fourth round she improved that mark by 2cm. After fouling on het 5th round the 25-year-old German achieved massive 7.05m on her last attempt and to broke the meeting record. Mihambo, who won the Rome Diamond League with a World leading 7.07m on June 6 became the frst European woman in four years to jump 7m+ (wind-legal) in back-to-back competitions.
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk of Ulraine Ukraine with 6.85m took second place in teh women's long jump while anattached athlete Yelena Sokolova took third place with 6.70m.
Olympic champion Thomas Rohler won the men's javelin with a new season's best mark of 86.99m. This was the third for the German thrower in the last 4 days after he took second at Paavo Nurmi Games on Tuesday with 82.56m and the he finished second at Oslo Diamond League with 86.33m.
Elsewhere, South African Carina Horn completed broke the 21-year-old 100m meeting record after she crossed the line in 11.19 seconds (W -0.1m/s).
American Erik Sowinski took the men's 800m in 1:46.25 while the women's race won Ukraine's Olha Lyakhova in 2:01.20.
The men's 1500m winner His Bachir of Djibouti clocked solid 3:36.98.
See full meeting results here.
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