The Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League 2022 meet was held on Friday, 26 August, in Lausanne, Switzerland, know the results
The event was held following a special city event for pole vault the previous day on 25 August.
Diamond League Lausanne 2022 Live Results, Winners, Timing And Javelin Throw Winner
ANOTHER meeting record from Femke Bol 🤯
— Wanda Diamond League (@Diamond_League) August 26, 2022
Shocker in the 110m hurdles 😲
Rasheed Broadbell 🇯🇲 dips under thirteen seconds for the first time to take victory in 12.99!
— World Athletics (@WorldAthletics) August 26, 2022
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) August 27, 2022
The Athletissima Lausanne featured some stellar action as the 2022 athletics season. The competition is heading towards a climactic finish, with only two more Diamond League competitions remaining.
The Diamond League Lausanne 2022 saw some record-breaking performances from some of the biggest stars in Athletics. Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis, Noah Lyles, Femke Bol, Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, and Francine Niyonsaba all secured record-breaking wins.
The Athletissima Diamond League Lausanne 2022 Review
The Athletissima Diamond League Lausanne 2022 commenced on Thursday, 25 August, with a pole vault event where Duplantis turned out victorious. On Friday, The action shifted to The La Pontaise Olympic Stadium, which opened in 1904.
There the Dutch sensation Bol won the women’s 400m hurdles with a record of 52.95 seconds. Following the win, Camacho-Quinn managed to match the same in the sprint hurdles event, winning past world record holder Tobi Amusan of Nigeria.
Burundi’s Niyonsaba emerged victorious in the women’s 3000m, where she swept past Alicia Monson at the line and broke the meet record in the process.
Lyles came painstakingly close to eclipsing the mark he set at the venue in 2019, winning the men’s 200m in 19.56 seconds, while Ingebrigtsen posted a world-leading time in the men’s 1,500m.
Given Below Are All The Action Highlights As It Happened
21:55: Joe Kovacs tops men’s shot put competition
Two-time world champion Joe Kovacs featured his top form in the men’s shot put. Kovacs produced four throws of over 22 meters, including an impressive 22.65m which helped him win the second-round.
Kovacs beat American teammate and world record holder Ryan Crouser, who came in second place with a best throw of 22.05m. New Zealand’s Jacko Gill finished in third place on the podium with a 21.70m effort.
21:50: Noah Lyles wins 200m gold
United States’ World champion Noah Lyles got past a slow start, cruising Michael Norman to win the one-lap sprint with an impressive 19.56 seconds.
Norman finished in second place for the silver in 19.76seconds, and Jereem Richards of Trinidad and Tobago finished third in 19.95seconds.
21:50: Yulimar Rojas jumps over 15 metres to win gold
Olympic champion and world record holder Yulimar Rojas managed to win the triple jump competition.
Her best of two legal jumps, was the one before the last measuring 15.31m was more than good enough to give her the victory over Shanieka Ricketts (14.64m) of Jamaica who won second place. Ukraine’s Maryna Bekh-Romanchu finished third with a jump of 14.31m.
21:40: Andriy Protsenko rises above his competitors
Ukrainian athlete Andriy Protsenko, effortlessly soared up above his competitors in the high jump competition. He easily sailed over the bar on each first attempt at 2.15m, 2.20m, and 2.24m.
Protsenko’s impressive attempts helped him win over Qatari great Mutaz Essa Barshim, who had to settle for second place. JuVaughn Harrison of the United States joined finished in third place with a 2.24m record.
21:40: Marileidy Paulino claims one-lap gold
Marileidy Paulino of the Dominican Republic held off a late charge from Sada Williams of Barbados to win the 400m.
With reigning world champion Shaunae Miller-Uibo absent, Paulino and Williams were left to battle for one-lap supremacy.
World silver medallist Paulino raced home in 49.87 seconds with Williams, who finished third at the global championships clocking 49.94 for the silver. Fiordaliza Cofil of the Dominican Republic finished third in 50.13.
21:30: Jasmine Camacho-Quinn outguns Amusan
Olympic champion Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico moved ahead of Nigerian world record-holder Tobi Amusan to win the women’s 100m hurdles with a record of 12.34 seconds. Amusan made a strong start but ultimately finished second in 12.45, with Tia Jones of the United States taking third place in 12.47.
21:20: Classy Soufiane El Bakkali fastest over barriers
Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali was in great form in the 3000m steeplechase, leaving behind the chasing pack to win by nearly 10 seconds.
The Olympic champion ran first for almost half the race before producing a devastating kick to stop the clock at 8:02.45. Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma (8:12.07) finished in second place, with Leonard Kipkemoi Bett of Kenya finishing in third place with 8:12.08.
21:10: Tina Šutej emerges victorious in pole vault arm wrestle
Slovenian athlete Tina Šutej came out on top to win the pole vault arm wrestle event on countback as she cleared the height on her second attempt. Kennedy did the same on her third to win silver. Wilma Murto of Finland walked away with the bronze with a vault of 4.60m.
21:05: Aleia Hobbs triumph’s in women’s 100m
U.S. sprinter Aleia Hobbs dismissed two false starts to claim the women’s 100m title. The win came after Jamaican Olympic champion Elaine Thompson-Herah was disqualified.
Hobbs won the short sprint in 10.87 seconds, with 200m world champion Shericka Jackson of Jamaica finishing second in 10.88. Marie-Josée Ta Lou won third place with a time of 10.94.
Jamaican world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce did not line up as planned after she withdrew due to an injury.
20:55: Francine Niyonsaba wins women’s 3000m in photo finish
Burundi’s Francine Niyonsaba won the women’s 3000m race beating Alicia Monson of the United States by one-hundredth of a second.
Monson who looked set for an impressive victory ran out of track with Niyonsaba storming across the line in a meeting record time of 8:26.80.
Monson however, posted a personal best of 8:26.81, and Beatrice Chebet of Kenya bagged bronze in 8:27.14.
20:40: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins men’s 1,500m
Norwegian supremo Jakob Ingebrigtsen displayed his tactical skills as he changed gears at the bell of the 1,500m race to clock a world-leading time of 3:29.05 for the victory.
Ingebrigtsen lead with a wide stretch in the final moments leaving Abel Kipsang of Kenya and Australia’s Stewart McSweyn to battle for silver and bronze. Kipsang finished second in 3:29.93, with McSweyn crossing third in 3:30.18.
19:30: Neeraj Chopra makes comeback win
Indian sensation Neeraj Chopra took a commanding lead in the men’s javelin throw competition with an impressive opening of 89.08 metres, which helped him win first place.
Czech ace Jakub Vadlejch (85.88m) and Curtis Thompson (83.72m) of the United States finishing in second and third place.
20:30: Rasheed Broadbell surprises with high hurdles gold
Commonwealth Games champion Rasheed Broadbell surprised all after clocking in a new lifetime best, of fewer than 13 seconds to claim victory.
The Jamaican dipped athlete finished in 12.99 seconds downgrading two-time world champion Grant Holloway (13.11) of the United States into third place. Trey Cunningham claimed silver with a time of 13.10.
20:08: Femke Bol win 400m hurdles with a record
Prolific racer and Olympic bronze medallist Femke Bolof the Netherlands crossed the finish with some space between her and the rest of the field.
Bol clocked an impressive meeting record of 52.95 seconds, beating the Jamaican duo of Janieve Russell (53.92) and Andrenette Knight (54.33) into second and third place.
19:20: Andy Díaz Hernández leads Cuban triple jump sweep
The triple jump featured a Cuban sweep as all three winners in the men’s triple jump were Cuban. Andy Díaz Hernández lead the charge with a best effort of 17.67 metres on his second attempt on the night. World indoor champion Lázaro Martínez jumped to a personal best of 17.50m for second place. Jordan Alejandro Díaz Fortun completed the sweep with a 17.44m to win third.
Schedule list for 26 August for the Athletissima Diamond League events taking place in Lausanne
18:20: Men’s triple jump
19:10: Women’s pole vault
19:30: Men’s javelin
20:04: Women’s 400m hurdles
20:10: Men’s high jump
20:22: Men’s 110m hurdles
20:33: Men’s 1500m
20:40: Women’s triple jump
20:43: Women’s 3000m
20:59: Women’s 100m
21:00: Men’s shot put
21:06: Men’s 3000m steeplechase
21:23: Women’s 100m hurdles
21:31: Women’s 400m
21:42: Men’s 200m
21:53: Women’s 4x400m relay
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