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Lawrence Okoye

 

20 May 2012

Latest news from athletes competing around UK and the rest of the World will appear here - a full weekend round up will follow on Sunday evening including the Great City Games from Manchester and reports from the Loughborough International meeting.

 

 

  • At the Shanghai leg of the Samsung Diamond League, Phillips Idowu beat world champion Christian Taylor to win the triple jump with a distance of 17.24m.
                
    Barbara Parker ran an A standard time of 9:40.16 in the 3000m steeplechase to finish 8th.
                         
    Shara Proctor jumped a distance of 6.31m to claim 8th place in the long jump.

    http://www.diamondleague-shanghai.com/en/Live-StartlistsResults/Overview/

 

  • At the USATF High Performance meeting, Eagle Rock, California Mo Farah achieved two A standards in 55 minutes.
               
    He won the 1500m in 3:34.66. followed by the 5000m – 13:12.87 (the plan had been to just run a few laps at race pace but he ran all the way to the end to win)