Oregon 2022 World Cup: Kipyegon, Barshim, Thiam and El Bakkali impose the law of the strongest

NOTNo big surprises on the fourth day of the World Cup in Oregon, where the big favorites pulled out their stripes to win their respective finals. In addition, two Spaniards, Dani Arce and Claudia Contein the 3,000m hurdles and heptathlon respectively, finished ninth and came close to finishing.

In the final of the 3,000 obstacles, good role of Days of Arcewho remained in the leading group until the last lap to finish ninth with a time of 8:30.05, just 27 hundredths from the diploma and as the first European in the final.

Ms atrs asked Sebas Martos, fourteenth and penultimate with 8:36.66, in a tactical race marked by bumps and falls. The gold, as expected, went to the Moroccan and Olympic champion Soufiane El Bakkaliwho kept his clothes on for 2,600 meters before dealing a crushing blow to his rivals with a home stretch in which he finished in 10.95.

In the women’s 1,500m, meeting rhythm with four athletes escaping from the first meters to win the medals very quickly, especially since the Ethiopian Freweyni Hailu fell off the lead with one lap to go.

In the end, the Kenyan and double Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon took revenge for his defeat in Doha against Sifan Hassan and added a second world gold with a time of 3:52.96.

The scene Gudaf Tsegay (3:54.52) and the British Laura Muir (3:55.28), Olympic vice-champion, completed the podium, in a race where Marthe Prez she finished eleventh in 4:04.25, a hundredth slower than in the semi-finals.

Excitement in the heptathlon

The other Spaniard in the running this Monday was the combinera Claudia Conte, who finished ninth in the heptathlon with a personal best 6.194, with split times of 13.65 (personal best) in the 100 hurdles; 1.86 in height (highest mark of the season), 12.46 in weight; 24.77 (personal best) in the 200m, 6.00 in the long run, 44.69 in the javelin and 2:14.14 in the 800m.

The gold went to the Belgian Nafissatou Thiamdouble Olympic champion, who snatched victory from the Dutch Anouk VetterOlympic vice-champion, in the last event of the women’s combined, the 800.

Thiam won with 6,947 points to Vetter’s 6,867, a national record, while the American Anna Hall climbed to bronze (6,755) thanks to his victory in the 800 m.

Finally, victory for Qatari Mutaz Essa Barshim, who wins his third world crown after beating the first by 2.37. The money went to the South Korean Sanghyeok-woo with 2.35 (national record) while the bronze was scored by the Ukrainian Andriy Protsenko with 2.33. olympic gold Gianmarco Tamberi he also topped 2.33 but he did it on his second attempt and finished fourth.

Leave a Comment