DUCK­WORTH AND NOR­RIS CON­TINUE TO IM­PROVE

Athletics Weekly - - RE­SULTS -

UNITED STATES

Athens, April 6 THERE was a de­cathlon world lead and PB for Es­to­nian Mai­cel Uibo with 8407 points.

Bri­tish hep­tathlon indoor record holder Tim Duck­worth im­proved his PB to 8145 af­ter a su­perb start with a 10.40 100m and 8.03m long jump. He moves to fourth all time in the UK.

Men: Dec: 1 M Uibo (EST) 8407 (11.12/1.0, 7.42/-0.2, 14.71, 2.13, 50.29, 14.97/0.3, 47.83, 5.17, 64.42, 4.34.63) 2 TIM DUCK­WORTH 8145 (10.40, 8.03/0.0, 13.71, 2.13, 48.92, 14.59, 44.12, 4.67, 54.60, 5:17.98); 3 J Erm (EST) 8020 David Noble Re­lays, San An­gelo, April 5-6

Men: Dec: 1 HARRY MASLEN 7496 (11.08/2.3, 7.22/3.8, 12.34, 1.92, 49.90, 14.83/0.1, 36.93, 4.65, 53.68, 4:38.32)

Akron. April 7

Women: PV: 2 LUCY BRYAN 4.18

Al­bu­querque, April 7

Men: 400: r3: 3 MICHAEL WIL­SON 49.96. 800: 4 IAN CROWE-WRIGHT 1:53.51. 2000SC: 1 JONATHAN GLEN 5:58.81. Women: 3000: 2 SARAH LAVERTY 10:23.46. HJ: 1 ADA’ORA CHIGBO (U20) 1.71

Amherst, April 7

Women: 100H (4.2): 1 CHAR­LOTTE

RO­BI­SON 14.45 Ba­ton Rouge, April

6-7 IN a good week­end for Bri­tish ham­mer throw­ing, Jake Nor­ris con­tin­ued his good form in the USA as he smashed the Bri­tish record with the ju­nior im­ple­ment with a 79.55m throw. It is three me­tres fur­ther than any other world ju­nior has achieved this year. He also won the se­nior ham­mer with a 70.04m throw.

Men: HT: 1 JAKE NOR­RIS (U20) 70.04. U20 HT: 1 NOR­RIS (U20) 79.55.

Women: 800: 7 HOL­LIE PARKER 2:13.37. 1500: 2 PARKER 4:24.19. LJ: 1 JAHISHA THOMAS 6.44/3.7 (6.12/1.4)

Berke­ley, April 7

Women: 800: 8 REBECCA CROFT

2:10.75

Boul­der, April 7

Men: 1500: r6: 5 RYAN FORSYTH 3:51.32; 8 THOMAS STAINES 3:52.81.

Women: 3000SC: 1 EMILY SMITH

10:59.69

Char­lotte, April 6

Men: 200: r1 (0.0): 3 KIERAN SHOWLER-DAVIS 21.57 Ge­orge­town, Char­lottesville, April 6 Men: 800: 3 CHARLES COOPER

1:54.56. DT: 1 GRE­GORY THOMP­SON 55.36. Women: HT: 1 EMMA O’HARA 58.00

Columbia, April 7 Women: 200: r2 (2.2): 4 AMELIA

REYNOLDS 24.77. 400: r3: 1 REYNOLDS 55.93. 1500: r1: 8 TESS MAS­SELINK

4:41.67. HT: B: 8 LANA FULCHER (U20) 48.93

Co­ral Gables, April 7 THERE was a Ba­hamian 200m record of 19.75 by 400m world medal­ist Steven Gar­diner. Gar­diner had been ex­pected to run on the Gold Coast at 200m but chose to make his ef­fort in the USA.

World cham­pion Pawel Fa­jdek threw 79.43m in the ham­mer for a brief world lead be­fore Nick Miller’s Com­mon­wealth win­ning throw re­placed him.

Gabrielle Thomas ran a 11.14/22.32 sprint dou­ble.

Men: 100 (3.5): 1 W Dix 10.17. 200

(0.3): 1 S Gar­diner (BAH) 19.75; 2 D de Souza (BRA) 20.49. HT: 1 P Fa­jdek (POL) 79.43; 2 M Lom­nicky 76.21.

Women: 100: (3.3): 1 G Thomas 11.14. r4 (0.7): 1 SIMI FA­JEMISIN 12.03.

200 (0.6): 1 Thomas 22.32; 2 J Beard 22.74; 3 A Stiverne (CAN) 22.76. LJ: B: 2 FA­JEMISIN 6.10/2.7; (6.04/0.0)

Day­tona Beach, April 6 Men: 100: Ht8 (2.5): 1 ED­MOND AMAN­ING 10.44. 200: r1 (3.0): 1

AMAN­ING 20.75. Women: 200: Ht7

(3.2): 1 MAR­I­LYN NWAWU­LOR 24.37. SP: 2 NWAWU­LOR 13.79

Durham, April 6 Men: HT: 1 JOSEPH EL­LIS 70.15. Women: 1500: 6 OLIVIA GWYNN

4:29.88

Eugene, April 7

Men: 1500: 2 JAMES WEST 3:48.92. Women: 1500: 2 AMY-ELOISE NEALE

4:24.47

High Point, April 6

Men: 1500: r1: 9 NATHAN BAKER

3:58.94

Mo­bile, April 6

Women: SP: 1 MICHELLA OBI­JI­AKU

14.56

Prince­ton, April 6 Men: 100: r1 (-0.4): 4 JOE MCGRATH

10.96. Women: 1500: r1: 3 GE­OR­GIA

FEAR 4:32.65

Salt Lake City, April 6 Women: 3000SC: 6 LOUISE MERCER

11:23.69. PV: 3 JESSICA SWAN­NACK

3.67. SP: B: 4 SO­PHIE MER­RITT 13.88

San Diego, April 6

Women: DT: B: 6 TARA PARK 40.55

Tempe, April 5/7 WHILE a 10.18 proved suf­fi­cient for a Com­mon­wealth sil­ver, world re­lay cham­pion CJ Ujah ran a 10.15 into a head­wind and also ran a 20.92 200m be­hind world indoor 400m record-holder Michael Nor­man who ran a 20.06 PB into a head­wind.

Quincy Hall won the 400m in a world-lead­ing 44.60 ahead of Paul Dedewo’s 44.62.

In ad­di­tion to Ujah win­ning the 100m, world record-holder Aries Mer­ritt won the 110m hur­dles in 13.47

Ham­mer world leader Mag­gie Ewen showed her ver­sa­til­ity with a 19.22m shot and 61.27m dis­cus.

Men: 100: r2 (-1.1): 1 CHI­JINDU UJAH 10.15. 200: r2 (-1.4): M Nor­man 20.06; 2 D Oduduru 20.54; 3 F Ker­ley 20.55; 4 UJAH 20.92. 400: r1: 1 Q Hall 44.60; 2 P Dedewo 44.62; 3 D Mokaleng

(RSA) 45.17; 4 M Pringle 45.57; 6 Vic­tor-Ri­cardo Dos San­tos Soares

(POR) 46.09. 800: 1 V Crisp 1:46.31.

110H (1.1): 1 A Mer­ritt 13.47. SP/DT:

M Ewen 19.22/61.27. HT: 3 FEL­LAN

McGUIGAN 63.81. Women: 200: r1

(-1.2): 4 HAN­NAH WIL­LIAMS 24.21; 6 LILY BECK­FORD 24.54. 400: r3: 3 AISHA NAIBE-WEY 54.44. 100H (-0.9): 1 A Cock­rell 12.89

Terre Haute, April 6

Men: 5000: 7 NYLE CLIN­TON 15:37.33

Tuc­son, April 7

Men: 110H: r2 (-0.3): 4 MATTHEW

TRE­STON 15.41

Tuscaloosa, April 7 Men: 800: r1: 2 AARON PHELPS

1:54.87. 5000: 12 RYAN SHARKEY

15:09.19. LJ: B: 3 OLIVER NEWPORT

6.83/0.1. TJ: 9 OLUSHOLA OLOJO

14.28/0.1. Women: 400: r4: 1 CHAR­LOTTE CAY­TON-SMITH 57.60.

1500: 1 FFION PRICE 4:21.48; 2 REBECCA EVANS 4:40.47; 5 BETHAN EVANS (U20) 4:41.55

Waco, April 7

Men: DT: B: 1 ADAM DAMADZIC 54.34

Wil­liams­burg, April 5/6

Men: 800: r4: 6 CAMERON STEVEN (U20) 1:55.07. 1500: r1: 9 DANIEL WAL­LIS 3:49.19. r2: 2 ADAM CRAIG 3:48.88. r4: 10 JAKE LONS­DALE (U20) 4:02.04. 5000: 4 TOM BAINS 14:32.36. 3000SC: r2: 10 CONAL MC­CAM­BRIDGE 9:57.13. HT: 1 TOM PARKER 62.74.

Women: 5000: r2: 9 SHONA BLADES 18:17.06. HT: 2 CANDY LOCK­ETT (U20) 52.81

Cherry Blos­som 10, Wash­ing­ton USA, April 8

ETHIOPIAN run­ners dom­i­nated with

Buze Diriba win­ning the women’s race in 53:45 while 21-year-old Je­mal Yimer won the men’s race in 46:17.

Men: 10M: 1 J Yimer (ETH) 46:17; 64 M Dea­son (Shett/USA) 54:13. Women:

10M: 1 B Diriba (ETH) 53:45; 2 D Nukuri 53:56; 72 REBECCA WHITE (W35) 66:28

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