European Athletics Indoors, Day 2
60m heat 1, Sander Skotheim, NOR< 7.05, Risto Lilemets, EST, 7.05, Odrej Kopecky, CZE, 7.09, Kal Kazmirek, GER, 7.19, Maicel Uibo, EST, 7.31, Tim Nowak, 7.37.
Uibo and Nowak starting off a bit slow…
60m heat 2, Simon Ehammer runs 6.80, Manuel Eitel, GER, 6.81, Kevin Mayer, FRA, 6.85,
Ehammer warmed up yesterday in the LJ, did not compete, and Kevin Mayer would equal Tomas Dvorak’s three titles
if he wins in 2023!
Men’s 60m heats
1. Reece Prescod takes opening heat, in 6.60, Michel Zeze, FRA, 6.68, Lempach, POL, 6.69, Nascimento, 6.71, all move on. Prescode looked strong, relaxed and extends unbeaten streak in 2023.
2. Jan Volko, SVK, won this one in 6.62, SB on his experience. Dominik Kopec, POL, 6.64, Markus Fuchs, AUT, 6.66, Israel Olatunde, IRL, 6.68, move on.
3. Raphel Boujou, NED scores a PB in 6.59 PB, Samuele Ceccarelli, ITA, 6.62q, Kayhan Ozer, TUR, 6.67q, Eugene Amo-Dadzie, GBR, 6.69q.
4. Henrik Larsson, SWE took heat 4, in 6.62, Karl Erik Nazarov, EST, 6.63q, Jeremiah Azu, GBR, 6.66, q, Robin Ganter, TUR, 6.67, Emre Zafer Barnes, TUR, 6.70q, SB, Stanislva Kovalenko, 6.72,q
5. Marcell Jacobs, got out slow, but took over quickly in the 60m, running 6.57, fastest qualifier. Jacobs, 6.57, Pascal Mancini, SUI, 6.61q, Yannick Wolf, GER, 6.71q, Dominik Illovszky, HUN, 6.73q.
heat 1, As the pace went out, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, fresh off a 3:33 1,500 gold last night, went to back with Sam Parsons, 2nd fastest European this season with his 7:39 in Millrose. Parsons and Ingebrigtsen moved up after 2:42 in 1k, 5:26 in 2k, and a final 2:30 for last 1k. Jakob Ingebrigtsen, 7:56.57q, SB, Bastien Augusto, FRA, 7:56.71, Sam Parsons, GER, 7:57.18, Tim Verbaandert, NED, 7:57.28q, Jack Rowe, GBR, 7:57.45, Emil Danielsson, 7:57.45,
heat 2, the second 3000m was a bit faster, as pace was 2:39 for 1k, and 5:20 for second, nine men move to final! Elzan Bibic, SRB, 7:50.21, Adel Mechaal, ESP, 7:50.69, James West, GB, 7:50.73, Darragh MElhinney, IRL, 7:51.11, Charles Grethen, LuX, 7:51.30, Simon Sundstrom, SWE, 7:51.30, PB, Robin Hendrix, BEL, 7:51.32, Mike Foppen, NED, 7:51.61, Mangus Tuv Nyhre, NOR, 7:52.47 PB
Women’s 60m hurdles, round 1
In heat 1, Ned Visser, NED, wins, 7.88, Laeticia Bapte, FRA, 7.97, Greta Kerekes, HUN, 8.04, Anne agre, BEL, 8.13.
In heat 2, Cyrene Samba-Mayela, FRA, 7.99, Maayke Tjin-A-Lim, NED, 8.03, Natalia Christofi, CYP, 8.09, Weronika Nagiec, POL, 8.09
In heat 3, Reatta Hurske, FIN, 7.93q, Mette Graversgaard, DEN, 7.96 NR, Judy Chalcou, FRA, 8.03
In heat 3, Ditaji Kambundji, SUI, 8.02, Sarah Lavin, IRL, 8.03, Zoe Sidney, ITA, 8.08, Elisa Marla Lazzard, ITA, 8.10
Heptathlon Update, Day 1
60m hurdles, event 1
Simon Ehammer, SUI, ran 6.80, with Manuel Vital, GER, 6.81, and Kevin Mayer, 6.85. Mayer is two time Olympic silver medalist,
two time European Indoor Gold medalist.
Long Jump, event 2
Hans-Christian Hausenberg, EST, lead LJ in 7.81m. Sander Skotheim, NOR, leaped 7.60m, and Kevin Mayer, FRA, 7.41, SB.
Big surprise was Simon Ehammer, who did not get a legal jump in three attempts and withdrew from the Heptathlon.
Shot Put, event 3
Makenson Gletty of France, 16.07, PB, Kevin Mayer, FRA, 15.81m, and Mauel Eitel, GER, 15.27m PB, with Tim Nowak, GER, in 14.94m.
At end of day one, Kevin Mayer, 2,689, Hans Christian Hausenberg, EST, 2,651, Manuel Eitel, 2,616.
Long Jump, W qualifying
Big jumping in LJ, Ivan Vuleta, SRB, goes 6.98, EL, Malaika Mihambo, GER, 6.87m, Khaki Sagnia, SWE, 6.74m, Jazmin Sawyers, GBR, 6.71m,
60m hurdles men, round 1
In heat 1, Jason Joseph, SUI< 7.61, Milan Trajkovic, CYP, 7.71, David King, GBR, 7.75.
In heat 2, Just Kwado-Mathey, FRA, 7.63, Jake Szmanski, POL, 7.65, Hassane Fofana, ITA, 7.79
In heat 3, Enrique LLopis, ESP, 7.63, Krzysztof Kiljan, POL, 7.67, Lorenzo Ndete Simonelli, ITA, 7.72, Dimitri Bascou, FRA, 7.73
In heat 4, Paolo Molin, ITA, 7.71q, Elmo Lakka, FIN, 7.75q, Vladamir Vuicevic, 7.76q, Pascal Martinot Lagarde,
FRA does not move on, 7.79