Ryan Crouser produced the best throw of 23.38m indoors or outdoors in the third attempt in the men’s shot put at the 114th edition of the Millrose Games in New York, but the result has been canceled due to a measurement equipment error. Payton Otterdahl’s 22.01m and Nick Ponzio’s Italian record of 21.85m were also canceled.
Men’s Wanamaker Mile: Hoare improves the Australian record
Ollie Hoare broke the Australian indoor record with a worl-leading time of 3:50.83 to beating olympic bronze medallist Josh Kerr from Great Britain, who improved his indoor PB to 3:52.84. Kerr took the lead with a lap and a half to go, but Hoare launched his final kick to overtake Kerr before the last lap. US Colby Alexander finished third with 3:52.83. Hoare went through the intermediate 1500m mark in a world-leading time of 3:35.50. New Zealand’s Nick Willis clocked 3:59.71 to fulfill his goal to clock a sub-4 minute mile for 20 years in a row.
Ollie Hoare: “Going into the race, I was extremely confident I could run fast. I wanted to get on the pace and be relaxed. I have been killing it in training, so I wanted to bring that back in Millrose Games. When Josh passed me, I was pretty surprised, but I could go again. For me, it was a great race. It was a nice birthday present”.
Women’s Wanamaker Mile: Purrier St.Pierre wins for the second time in New York
Elle Purrier St. Pierre won the Wanamaker Mile for the second time in her career, setting the world seasonal best and the ninth-best performance in history with 4:19.30. Josette Norris improved her PB to 4:20.81 to finish second ahead of German multiple national record holder Konstanze Klosterhalfen (4:22.59) and Australia’s Jessica Hull, who improved her PB to 4:24.06. Olympic 800 metres champion Athing Mu dropped out of the race with a lap to go while she was on course to run a 4:25 time.
Elle Purrier St. Pierre: “The last time I raced here, I set the bar pretty high, so it was going to be tough to top that, but I went in confidence. I believe in the training I have done. The pace felt fast from the start, so I didn’t feel all that good, but I tried to stay consistent. It’s my first race since Tokyo, so I didn’t come into it with much expectation, although my workouts have been great”.
Men’s 60 meters: Coleman dips under 6”50
World indoor champion and record holder Christian Coleman made a winning comeback with 6.49 in the eagerly anticipated men’s 60 meters race ahead of US Olympic Trials champion Trayvon Bromell (6.50), Ronnie Baker (6.54), and world 200m champion Noah Lyles (6.62). Coleman stormed out of the blocks and held on to beat Bromell by 0.01.
Women’s 60 meters: Hobbs narrowly misses her seasonal best
Former NCAA champion Aleia Hobbs won her second 60m race of the season in 7.11, narrowly missing her seasonal best by 0.01. Mikiah Brooks, who won the US indoor title in 2020, finished second in 7.15, beating 16-year-old Shawnti Jackson. The latter improved the US high school record, clocking 7.18. The 4x100 Olympic champion Briana Williams of Jamaica was third (7.22). The previous US high school record was held by Ashley Owens and Tamari Davis from 2020. Jackson is the daughter of Bershawn Jackson, who won the world title in the 400m hurdles.
Shawnti Jackson: “I have been working all year for this. That’s a 10-out-of race. I did everything I was supposed to, and I executed well.”
Men’s 60 meters hurdles: Allen takes a narrow win over Roberts
Last year’s Diamond League champion Devon Allen came from behind to win the men’s 60 meters hurdles in 7”51, edging out Daniel Roberts by just 0.02. Allen improved Pascal Martinot Lagarde’s world seasonal best by 0.03. Shane Brathwaite finished third in 7.67.
Devon Allen: “I have been in a lot of these races, and you can’t panic, especially with a great athlete like Daniel, who is one of the best starters. That’s my fastest opener, and I have been hurdling for a few weeks. I feel good. I feel fast”.
Women’s 60 meters hurdles: Anderson sets her PB
Brittany Anderson from Jamaica improved her PB to 7.91 to take an upset win in the women’s 60m hurdles ahead of Devynne Charlton (7.95), US Tonea Marshall (7.99) and world indoor champion Kendra Harrison (8.00).
Women’s 3000 meters: World-leading mark for Monson
Alicia Monson pulled away on the final lap to set a world-leading mark and meeting record of 8:31.62. Weini Kelati finished runner-up setting a lifetime best of 8:33.72.
Women’s pole vault: Morris clears 4.75m
World indoor gold medallist Sandi Morris cleared a world-leading 4.75m on her second attempt to win the women’s pole vault. Morris secured the win with a first-time clearance at 4.55m before vaulting 4.65m and 4.75m. Emily Grove took second place with 4.45m ahead of Olympic champion Katie Nageotte, who opened her competition with 4.35m at the first time of asking but failed her three attempts at 4.45m.
Women’s 800 meters: Wilson takes the win over Goule
Ajée Wilson controlled the 800m race from the front to beat Olympic finalist and Jamaican record holder Natoya Goule in 2:01.38 to 2:02.14.
Ajée Wilson: “It’s always a little nervous running your first race of the year without knowing where you are, but I have been training well.”
Men’s 800 meters: Hoppel sets the world seasonal best
Bryce Hoppel came from behind in the final straight to take the win in the men’s 800 meters in a world-leading mark of 1:46.05, beating Michael Saruni from Kenya (1:46.32), Isaiah Harris (1:46.49), and Spain’s Saul Ordonez (1:47.56).
Men’s 400 meters:
Olympic finalist Christopher Taylor clinched the win in the men’s 400 meters in 46.38, holding off Vernon Norwood (46.45) and 800m world champion Donovan Brazier, who improved his PB to 46.55.
Men’s 3000 meters: Beamish set the national record
Geordie Beamish from New Zealand set the national record with 7:39.50 to take a close win ahead of Cooper Teare (7:39.61) and Olympic finalist Cole Hocker (7:39.83). Luis Grijalva from Guatemala improved the national record to 7:41.21, beating NCAA cross country champion Conner (7:41.43).
Geordie Beamish: “Right from when I made I made a move with 180 meters to go, I saw those two guys battle. I had a feeling they would go wide to try to fight each other off. I had a feeling if I stuck to the inside, it would pay off. I knew the record was on the cards if the race went to plan”.
Women’s 400 meters: Jonathas wins at the Millrose Games for the second time
World championships fourth placer Wadeline Jonathas won the women’s 400 meters at the Millrose Games for the second time in her career in 52.51, holding off Jessica Beard (52.95).
Women’s long jump: Davis 6.59m
Last year’s NCAA Indoor and outdoor champion Tara Davis jumped 6.59m in the first round to beat Quanesha Burks by five cm.