Elina Jengo finished the season with a 6th place in the javelin (59.98m) at the Brussels Diamond League. Duplantis was second in the pole vault, Mahuchik tried at 2.10m. in height.
Elina Jengo, in her first competition after winning the women’s javelin at the European Championships in Munich, took 6th place in the Brussels Diamond League, with a best throw of 59.98m. On her 20th birthday, Jengo started her competition with a throw of 54.10m, while also having three invalid throws.
Giorgos Botskariov’s athlete failed to qualify for the final of the series in Zurich, after taking eighth place in the overall standings – the top six qualify – and is now expected to rest for a few days and then return to training with the aim the 2023 games.
Shot at 68.11m. Winger
Cara Winger was the star of the event, with the American throwing 68.11m. which is tied for a US record, as well as the 12th-highest performance of all time.
Second with 63.45m was Haruka Kitaguchi (Japan) with 63.45m and third was the runner-up at the European Championships in Munich, Andiana Vilagos (Serbia) with 63.00m.
Defeat for Dulpandis
The big news of the night came in the men’s pole vault, with the defeat of Armand Duplantis. The 23-year-old Swede lost for the first time in more than a year, failing three times at 5.91m. and staying in 2nd place with 5.81m. Ernest John Obiena from the Philippines, surpassing 5.91m. in the 3rd attempt, he “stole” the victory from Duplantis and will have to say so.
“I made a lot of technical mistakes. It is rare for me to make such mistakes. I have to come back next year and make it special for the people who came,” said Duplantis at the end.
Mahuchik at 2.05m, tried at 2.10m.
Magical performance by Yaroslava Mahuchik in the women’s height, the 21-year-old Ukrainian passing the 2.02m first. and with the second attempt 2.05m, equaling her individual record and the record of her country, which she holds together with Inga Babakova. He then tried three times at 2.10m. to improve by one centimeter the world record of Stefka Konstantinova (2.09m), which she holds since the world championships in Rome in 1987.
Great performance by Jasmine Camacho-Quinn in the 100m. with the Puerto Rican clocking 12.27 and closing in on her record of 12.26 (5th all time.
This year’s top performance in the world was achieved by the Kenyan Jacob Kropp in the 5000m. with 12:45.71. At 100m. women’s Serika Jackson won in 10.73, leaving Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce (10.74) in second place, while 1500m world champion Jake Whitman set a personal best in the 800m. (1:43.65).