She again was not equal

Russia’s Yulia Zaripova won the stage of "Diamond League" in Stockholm in the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase, showing the best result of the season in the world.


Olympic champion showed the result — 9 minutes 5.02 seconds. Zaripov improved owned her own record of the season, shown at the Games in London (9.06,72). Second place went to Habiba Ghribi from Tunisia, finished third Ethiopian Etenesh Diro Neda — 9.14,07.

The initiative supported and Olympic champion in the high jump, Anna Chicherova. To be successful it had to overcome two meters, the next three attempts — two by 2.05 m and one at 2.08 — have been unsuccessful. Second place went to another Russian Svetlana Shkolin (1.97), the third was the Belgian Tia Hellebaut (1.94). Irina Gordeeva (1.88), tied for 5-6 lines of a Ukrainian Alona Holosha.

In the shot put Russian Maxim Sidorov, with the result of 19.76 meters was sixth. The victory is won American Reese Hoffa — 21.24 meters. Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski of Poland was second (21.01).

In the women’s 200 meters of Russian woman Alexandra Fedoriva finished eighth — 23.26 seconds. Won Charonda Williams of the United States — 22.82 seconds.

Daria Pischalnikova and Evgenia Kolodko took second place in the discus throw and shot put, respectively, behind Olympic champion Sandra Perkovic of Croatia and the New Zealander Valerie Adams.

Russian Luqman Adams took third place in the triple jump with a score of 16.93 meters. Next Adams jumped from the U.S. Olympic champion Christian Taylor (17.11) and Ukrainian Sherif El-Sherif — 17.04.

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