Malaika Mihambo has continued to showcase her athletic prowess with another outstanding performance. On January 29th, the Olympic and World champion triumphed in the long jump event at the ISTAF Indoor in Dusseldorf (WIT Silver) with a magnificent leap of 6.83m, a new European lead.
Jazmine Sawyers of Great Britain came in second with 6.50m, while Serbia’s Milica Gardasevic placed third with 6.43m.
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Pia Skrzyszowska Blesses the 60m Hurdles with a PB/EL Victory
European champion Pia Skrzyszowska made a strong start to her season with a PB/EL victory in the 60m hurdles at the ISTAF Indoor. With a time of 7.84 seconds, Skrzyszowska blew the competition away, leaving Reetta Hurske of Finland (7.86 seconds) and Alaysha Johnson of the United States (7.88 seconds) in her wake.
Ewa Swoboda Dominates the 60m Sprint
Ewa Swoboda, another talented Pole, took the 60m sprint by storm, crossing the finish line in 7.18 seconds. It was a close finish, with European 100m champion Gina Luckenkemper also clocking in at 7.18 seconds.
Jakub Szymanski Takes the Men’s 60m Hurdles
Jakub Szymanski, yet another talented Pole, took the top spot in the men’s 60m hurdles, finishing with a time of 7.63 seconds. Eric Edwards from the United States (7.64 seconds) followed closely behind in second place.
Jeremiah Azu Takes the Men’s 60m Sprint
Jeremiah Azu, European bronze medallist from Great Britain, took the top spot in the men’s 60m sprint, crossing the finish line in 6.60 seconds. Owen Ansah (6.65 seconds) and Julian Wagner (6.65 seconds) followed closely behind.
KC Lightfoot Soars to Victory in the Pole Vault
KC Lightfoot of the United States cleared 5.76 meters in the pole vault, taking the top spot and leaving Pal Haugen Lillefosse of Norway and Sam Kendricks of the United States (both with 5.70 meters) in his wake.