with videoLeakey Claver finished fifth in the 400m at the Diamond League in Paris. The athlete from Enkhuizen recorded a time of 50.32 seconds.
Claver did not approach the platform. Dominican Marilady Paulino won in a time of 49.12, ahead of American Sydney McLaughlin Levroni (49.71) and Bahraini Salwa Eid Nasser (49.95).
This past weekend, 24-year-old Klaver ran a solid track record in the 200m at the FBK Games in Hengelo. The Dutch sprinted to second place with a time of 22.51, well short of the 22.66 she set.
Kipyegon also broke the world record in the 5000 metres
Faith Kipyegon also broke the world record in the 5,000-meter race, a week after her own world record in the 1,500-meter race. The Kenyan came to 14:05.20 in the Diamond League matches in Paris.
Letesenbet Gidey has improved performance. The Ethiopian reached 14.06.62 in Valencia in 2020. Gedi finished second in Paris.
Kipyegon set the world record in the 1,500m at the Diamond League in Florence last week. The two-time Olympic and world champion was the first woman to run under 3 minutes 50 seconds: 3:49.11.
Girma breaks the world record on the steeple of a church in Paris
Lamicha Girma broke the world record for the 3,000m hurdles on Friday at the Diamond League in Paris. His score of 7.52.11 came under the nineteen-year-old record of Qatari Saif Saeed Shaheen, who ran 7.53.63 in Brussels in 2004.
And Girma remained well short of his personal best in Paris, which was 7.58.68 since last year. He sprinted and was ahead of the world record table after two kilometres, but then struggled for a while. In the exciting final round, he was still holding his own.
Ingebrigtsen’s two-mile world record is outdated
Jakob Ingebrigtsen broke the world record for the two-mile haul. The 22-year-old Norwegian Olympic champion in the 1,500-meter race clocked 7:54.10 in the Diamond League match in Paris.
The previous record was set in 1997 by Kenyan Daniel Komen, who clocked 7:58.61 in Hechtel, Belgium.
The outdated 2 mile (3,218 metres) is not an Olympic record and is not run very often. Ingebrigtsen and Komen are the only two athletes who needed less than 8 minutes for the distance. Running legends Haile Gebrselassie, Mo Farah and Eliud Kipchoge have also attempted the obsolete two-mile run, but failed to achieve both.
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