• Oliver and Chicherova Take World Leads

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David Olivers 13.16 in 110m hurdles and Anna Chicherovas 2.02m performance in the women's high jump were only couple of brilliant results achieved at the IAAF Beijing World Challenge meet on Tuesday (21).

The 2008 world championship bronze medalist, Oliver, took down the men's 110m field running 13.16 seconds, the best time in the world so far this year. Jamaican national record holder in the event Dwight Tomas took second in 12.44 while defending world champion Jason Richardson finished only in third 13.46.

In the women's high jump London Olympic Champion, Anna Chicherova of Russia, showed high class in her second outdoor competition of the year by clearing 2.02m in the women's high jump. Chicherovas result tops the world season list in the event. Croatias Ana Simic took second with a new personal best mark of 1.95m with Nadezhda Dusanova of Uzbekistan in third 1.92.

 Leading Results

Men
  100 m   Wind: 0.1
1 Justin Gatlin USA 9.91
 

2 Mike Rodgers USA 9.96
 

3 Su Bingtian  CHN 10.06
 

200 m   Wind: 0.3
1 LaShawn Merritt USA 20.40
 


2 Jeremy Dodson USA 20.62
 


3 Xie Zhenye  CHN 20.66

800 m  
1 Alfred Kirwa Yego KEN 1:46.43
 

2 Edwin Melly KEN 1:46.46
 

3 Nicholas Kipkoech KEN 1:47.50
 

3000 m steeple  
1 Hillary Yego KEN 8:09.17
 


2 Brimin Kipruto KEN 8:15.19
 


3 Gilbert Kirui KEN 8:15.67


110 m hurdles   Wind: 0.3
1 David Oliver USA 13.16
 

2 Dwight Thomas JAM 13.44
 

3 Jason Richardson USA 13.48
High jump    
1 Wang Yu  CHN 2.33
 

2 Aleksandr Shustov RUS 2.31
 

3 Zhang Guowei  CHN 2.25

Pole vault  
1 Igor Bychkov ESP 5.60
 

2 Vladyslav Revenko UKR 5.50
 

3 Yang Yansheng  CHN 5.40

Long jump  
1 Li Jinzhe  CHN 8.31  

2 Ignisious Gaisah GHA 8.13  

3 Ngonidzashe Makusha ZIM 8.04  

Triple jump  
1 Cao Shuo  CHN 16.72  

2 Chris Carter USA 16.69  

3 Karol Hoffmann POL 16.57  

Javelin  
1 Dmitriy Tarabin RUS 81.11
 


2 Vítězslav Veselý CZE 80.81
 


3 Ari Mannio FIN 80.65


Women
  100 m   Wind: 1.2
1 Blessing Okagbare NGR 11.04
 


2 Mikele Barber USA 11.30
 


3 Ruddy Zang Milama GAB 11.32

200 m   Wind: 0.3
1 Allyson Felix USA 22.36
 

2 Lashauntea Moore USA 22.85
 

3 Ebonie Floyd USA 23.19
 

1500 m  
1 Eunice Sum KEN 4:04.49
 


2 Mary Kuria KEN 4:05.17
 


3 Nelly Jepkosgei KEN 4:08.59
  100 m hurdles   Wind: -0.5
1 Kellie Wells USA 12.87
 


2 Ginnie Crawford USA 13.03
 


3 Alina Talai BLR 13.09

High jump  
1 Anna Chicherova RUS 2.02
 

2 Ana Šimić CRO 1.95
 

3 Nadezhda Dusanova UZB 1.92

Long jump  
1 Tori Polk USA 6.58 0.1  


2 Funmi Jimoh USA 6.55 -0.3  


3 Teresa Dobija POL 6.31 0.1

Shot  
1 Liu Xiangrong  CHN 18.73
 

2 Michelle Carter USA 18.70
 

3 Jeneva McCall USA 18.23

Hammer  
1 Tatyana Lysenko RUS 73.12


2 Éva Orbán HUN 73.00


3 Wang Zheng  CHN 71.91

Javelin  
1 Sinta Ozoliņa-Kovale LAT 60.90
 

2 Mariya Abakumova RUS 60.26
 

3 Hanna Hatsko UKR 59.28
 
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