Results of the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011 - Day1&2
Here I have results for the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011.
(Results from the Women Marathon, the first event to the 3rd day of Sep 29th)
Kenya actually swept the medals in Women’s Marathon. Edna Ngeringwony Kiplagat from Kenya won the gold medal. Silver and bronze also fell into,Priscah Jeptoo, Sharon Jemutai Cherop.
On the 27th, Kenya conquered the medals again in 10,000m final - Gold medal for Vivian Jepkemoi Cheruiyot, silver for Sally Kipyegoand bronze for Linet Chepkwemoi Masai.
In Women’s 100m Qualification, Jung Hye Rim had run fastest in her group, but the next day at the preliminary, failed to defend her place for the semi-final.
In Men’s Decathlon, there were 100m, Long Jump, Shot Put, High Jump, 400m for the first day, 110m Hurdles, Discus Throw, Pole Vault, Javelin, 1,500m for the second day. The winner was Trey Hardee, Berlin Olyimpic Medalist in 2009.
Korean Athlete for Men’s Decathlon, Kun-Woo Kim took 17th place, breaking the Korean record.
In 110m Hurdles, Xiang Liu, Dayron Roblesand David Olivertook chances for the semi-finals.
The favorites in Women 100m Preliminary Carmelita Jeter, Shelly-Ann Fraser - Pryceand Veronica Campbell-Brown made it to the semi-final quite easily.
On 28th, Men’s 20km Race Walking took place. Russian race walker Valeriy Borchin got the best the world has to offer.
On the same day, in Men’s 400m Preliminary allowed the ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius to the semi-final.
Yelena Isinbayeva took a chance to join Women’s Pole Vault final with the record of 4m60.
In Women’s Long Jump, USA’s Brittney Reesewon the gold medal with the record of 6m82.
In Women’s Discus Throw, China’s Yanfeng Ligot the top place with the record of 66.62m.
In the highlight of the day, Men’s 10,000m final, Ethiopia’s Ibrahim Jeilanturned the tables, won the world title.
Lost to him, Mohamed Farahtook the silver medal.
The last race on 28th was Men’s 100m.
As all of you already know, the world got shocked with Usain Bolt’s false start.
Finally, victory was Jamaican runner, Yohan Blake’s.
Who could have ever expected such result?
Stunned beyond words, the games continue with the athletic conquerors eager to break the world records.