• Shippers Blasts 10.94 in 100 in Hengelo

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Double European sprint champion Dafne Shippers produced a top performance at  AA Drinks FBK Games in Hengelo with her impressive performance in the women's 100m on Sunday, May 24.

The 22-year-old Shippers, running in front of home crowd, clocked a new personal best, a new national  record and European Lead of 10.94 seconds (Wind 1.8m/s)  to win the women's 100m. Shippers defeated Great Britain pair of  Dina Asher Smith 11.02 and Asha Philip 11.10, who took second and third respectively. The 19-year-old Asher-Smith also set a new British record.  Watch Video Here>>

19-year-old Kenya's Robert Biwot set a new world lead and personal best in the men's 1500m of 3:33.64.  Uganda's Robert Musalga, who was second posted his country's national record of 3:35.02, while third place finisher 17-year-old Kenyan Anthony Kiptoo produced a massive personal best of 3:35.33.

European champion Poland's Marcin Lewandoski (1:45.46) edged Germany's Robin Schembera (1:45.48) to win the men's 800m. South Africa's Andre Olivier clocked 1:45.73 to take third. Video>>

Great Britain's rising sprint star Chijindu Ujah took the men's 100m field in a season's best and equaling European lead of 10.09 seconds. South Africa's Akani Simbine was second in 10.12, while Great Britain's Adam Gemili was third in 10.19. Video>>

Ukraine's Olha Zemlyak took a big win over Olympic Games Gold and Silver medalist Christine Ohuruogu over 400m race. Zemlyak clocked 52.13 seconds vs Ohuruogu's  52.27 seconds.Video>>

In the women's 100m hurdles former European Indoor champion Alina Talay of Belarus took  the win in 100m H  in a personal best time of 12.70 seconds. 

Germany's Sosthene Moguenara won the women's long jump with a leap of 6.77m in her first attempt. Erica Jarder (SWE) and Aiga Grabuste of Latvia jumped 6.69m and 6.56m to take second and third respectively. 

There were world leads set in the women's 1000m and 3000m races. Winner in the 1000m Netherlands Sifan Hassan  set a new national record and world lead of 2:34.68, while Kenya's Irene Jelagat set a world lead of 8:36.90 in the 3000m race. Video>>

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