Sunday, August 18, 2013

Review Track and Marathon World champions at Moscow



A glance at the status of the reigning track and marathon world champions after the closing of the 14th World Championships Moscow 2013  today :

World titles reclaimed :
Men
Usain Bolt (JAM) --------- 100m  - 9.77 (-0.3) (SB) - previous Berlin 2009
LaShawn Merritt (USA) - 400m - 43.74 (WL) - previous Berlin 2009

Women
Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH) ------- 10,000m - 30:43.35 - previous Osaka 2007
Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) ------- 400m - 49.41 (NR) - previous Osaka 2007
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) - 100m - 10.71 (WL) - previous Berlin 2009
Meseret Defar (ETH) ------------ 5000m -- 14:50.19 - previous Osaka 2007
Russia ------------------------------ 4x400m  - 3:20.19 (WL)  - previous Helsinki 2005 
Jamaica ---------------------------- 4x100m -  41.29 (CR) (WL) - previous Berlin 2009


World titles retained :
Men
Ezekiel Kemboi (KEN) - 3000m Steeplechase - 8:06.01
Mo Farah (GBR) -------------------------- 5000m -  13:26.98
United States ----------------------------- 4x400m  -  2:58.71(WL)
Usain Bolt (JAM) --------------------------- 200m - 19.66 (WL)


Asbel Kiprop (KEN) ---------------------- 1500m - 3:36.28
Jamaica ----------------------------------- 4x100m - 37.36 (WL)

Women
Edna Kiplagat (KEN) - Marathon 2:25:44



First-time World champions :
Men
Mo Farah (GBR) ------------- 10,000m - 27:21.71 (SB)
David Oliver (USA) --- 110m Hurdles - 13.00 (WL)
Mohammed Aman (ETH) ------- 800m - 1:43.31 (SB)
Jehue Gordon (TRI) -- 400m Hurdles - 47.69 (WL)
Stephen Kiprotich (UGA) - Marathon - 2:09:51

Women
Milcah Cheywa (KEN) - 3000m Steeplechase - 9:11.65 (WL)
Zuzana Hejnov√° (CZE) ---------- 400m Hurdles - 52.83 (WL)
Abeba Aregawi (SWE) -------------------- 1500m - 4:02.67
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) --------- 200m - 22.17
Brianna Rollins(USA) ----------- 100m Hurdles - 12.44
Eunice Jepkoech Sum (KEN) ------------- 800m - 1:57.38 (PB)


Ref. IAAF 

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