On the season-ending Prefontaine Traditional monitor and area meet on Sunday, Ethiopia’s Gudaf Tsegay shattered the world document within the 5,000 meters, crossing the end line in an astonishing time of 14:00.21.
Tsegay bested the document of 14:05.20 set by Kenya’s Religion Kipyegon earlier this yr in Paris. Tsegay’s end was practically 12 seconds higher than her private finest. Kenyan Beatrice Chebet was runner-up in 14:05.92.
Afterward, the 26-year-old Tsegay vowed to attempt to go below 14 minutes subsequent yr, “Sure, I attempt,” she mentioned.
The Prefontaine Traditional, usually run in late Could, was this yr’s last cease on the worldwide Diamond League circuit. The 32 champions topped throughout the two-day meet at Eugene’s Hayward Subject have been set to earn $30,000 apiece.
Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen gained his second Prefontaine Traditional title of the weekend with a victory within the 3,000. In a photograph end with Ethiopia’s Yomif Kejelcha, Ingebrigtsen crossed the road first in 7:23.63.
Emmanuel Wanyonyi of Kenya gained the 800 meters in a meet-record 1 minute, 42.80 seconds. Canadian Marco Arop completed second in 1:42.85, a brand new nationwide document. Arop bested Wanyonyi on the world monitor and area championships final month in Budapest.
Ukranian Yaroslava Mahuchikh claimed gold within the excessive leap. Afterward, she mentioned it was necessary to point out the resilience of the Ukranians because the battle with Russia continues.
“I am joyful that I’ve the chance to compete and present all of the world that we’re strongest, we’re from Ukraine,” she mentioned.
The 2-day occasion opened on Saturday. The winners have been American Christian Coleman within the males’s 100 meters and Jamaican Shericka Jackson within the ladies’s occasion. Ingebrigtsen gained the Bowerman mile, an occasion distinctive to the Prefontaine Traditional, with a blistering 3:43.73.