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International meeting  Gala dei Castelli 2016 review - Monday, June 6 Bellinzona, Switzerland. 

Men's 800m: Polish runners topped the 800m races as Adam Kszczot clocked 1:45.77 FTW, while  Angelika Cichocka with 1:59.97 won the women's race.

400m Hurdles: Swizz hurdler  Hussein Kariem in heat 1 clocked the fastest time of 48.98 seconds. The second fastest time came from heat 2 as Algerian athlete Abdelmalik Lahoulou stopped the  clock after 49.48 seconds. Lea Sprunger from Switzerland was the fastest in the women's 400m hurdles with a time of 55.83 seconds.  

Long Jump: World and Olympic champion Brittney Reese of the Unites States leaped an impressive 7.04m for the win. 

100m: Mike Rodgers (USA) clocked 10.04 seconds to beat his compatriot Walter Dix by 0.09 seconds. Bulgarian sprint star Ivet Lalova topped the women's 100m in 11.20 seconds.

5000m: Kenyan athletes took the top 5 positions with Cornelius Kangogo narrowly defeating Victor Chumo with a time of 13:12.54.

100m Hurdles: American pair Cristi Catlin and Janay Deloach went 1-2 in the 100mH final clocking 12.75 and 12.89 respectively. 

110m Hurdles:  Men's 110m hurdles turned out very dramatic as the difference between 1st and 5th place was separated by only 0.05 second. Great Britain's David John Alexander took the win with a fast 13.35 seconds with Serbian hurdler Milan Ristic in second in 13.37.  Virgin Islands Eddie Lovett concluded the podium with a time of 13.38 seconds.

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