Memorial Van Damme: Belgian records for Julien Watrin and Cynthia Bolingo, three best world year performances | Memorial Van Damme

Memorial Van Damme: Belgian records for Julien Watrin and Cynthia Bolingo, three best world year performances | Memorial Van Damme
Memorial Van Damme: Belgian records for Julien Watrin and Cynthia Bolingo, three best world year performances | Memorial Van Damme


Fri 02 September 2022

21:00

High level and strong performance at the 46th edition of the Memorial Van Damme. Julien Watrin and Cynthia Bolingo cheered the Belgian athletics fans in the Koning Boudewijn stadium with Belgian records. There were also three best world year performances and a 36-year-old meeting record was broken. Pole stick phenomenon Mondo Duplantis suffered a surprising defeat.

  1. 10 pm 01. Two Belgian records and three best world year performances. The 46th edition of the Memorial Van Damme was one of a high level. Julien Watrin improved his Belgian record in the 400m hurdles, Cynthia Bolingo followed suit in the 400m. In addition, there were also personal bests Ponette, Vidts and Crestan. There were also three best world year performances tonight. Kara Winger was strong in the javelin throw, Jacob Krop shone in the 5,000 meters and Yaroslava Mahuchich shone high in the high jump. Mondo Duplantis suffered a surprising defeat in the pole vault. .

    Two Belgian records and three best world year performances

    The 46th edition of the Memorial Van Damme was one of a high level. Julien Watrin improved his Belgian record in the 400m hurdles, Cynthia Bolingo followed suit in the 400m. In addition, there were also personal bests Ponette, Vidts and Crestan.

    There were also three best world year performances tonight. Kara Winger was strong in the javelin throw, Jacob Krop shone in the 5,000 meters and Yaroslava Mahuchich shone high in the high jump. Mondo Duplantis suffered a surprising defeat in the pole vault.

  2. 9 p.m. 57. Brume triumphs in long jump. As expected, Nigerian Ese Brume takes the win in the long jump with a jump of 6.83 meters. The American Quanesha Burks is second, third place goes to the Italian Larissa Iapichino. .

    Brume triumphs in long jump

    As expected, Nigerian Ese Brume takes the win in the long jump with a jump of 6.83 meters. The American Quanesha Burks is second, third place goes to the Italian Larissa Iapichino.

  3. 9:56 pm Noor Vidts 6th with 6.40 meters and new personal best.

    Noor Vidts 6th with 6.40 meters and new personal record

  4. 9:56 pm Thiam finishes fourth after a 6.46 meter jump.

    Thiam finishes fourth after a 6.46 meter jump

  5. 9:55 p.m. Also personal best for Vidts. Nafi Thiam and Noor Vidts are not eligible for the long jump win. Vidts has set a personal record with 6.40 meters and thus finishes in 6th place. Thiam falls just short of the podium with 6.46 meters. .

    Also personal record for Vidts

    Nafi Thiam and Noor Vidts are not eligible for the long jump win. Vidts has set a personal record with 6.40 meters and thus finishes in 6th place. Thiam falls just short of the podium with 6.46 meters.

  6. 9:52 PM Mahuchich wins with a jump over 2.05 meters.

    Mahuchich wins with a jump over 2.05 meters

  7. 9:51 PM. No world record for Mahuchich. The tension was in the air, but the magic never came. Also in her third attempt at 2.10 meters she does not hit the bar. Not a world record, but the Ukrainian wins the high jump with a phenomenal 2.05 meters. .

    No world record for Mahuchich

    The tension was in the air, but the magic never came. Also in her third attempt at 2.10 meters she does not hit the bar. Not a world record, but the Ukrainian wins the high jump with a phenomenal 2.05 meters.

  8. 21 hours 48. Personal best for Crestan. Jake Wightman, the world champion in the 1,500 meters and good for European Championship silver in the 800 meters, once again shows his blood form. The Briton wins in 1’43″65. Sedjati and Korir complete the top three, Crestan is fourth in 1’44’24”, setting a great personal record. .

    Personal record for Crestan

    Jake Wightman, the world champion in the 1,500 meters and good for European Championship silver in the 800 meters, once again shows his blood form. The Briton wins in 1’43″65. Sedjati and Korir complete the top three, Crestan is fourth in 1’44’24”, setting a great personal record.

  9. 21 hours 48. Crestan fourth in the 800m.

    Crestan fourth in the 800m

  10. 9:45 pm Fireworks on the 800 meters. With the Kenyan Emmanuel Korrir, the Algerian Djamel Sedjati and the Canadian Marco Arop, the organizers secured the entire top three in the 800 meters of the last World Championship in Eugene.  Fireworks are therefore guaranteed at the closing run of this Memorial. Curious whether our compatriot Eliott Crestan can put these world toppers to the test, supported by the home crowd. .

    Fireworks on the 800 meters

    With the Kenyan Emmanuel Korrir, the Algerian Djamel Sedjati and the Canadian Marco Arop, the organizers tied the entire top three in the 800 meters of the last World Cup in Eugene.

    Fireworks are guaranteed on the closing run of this Memorial. Curious if our compatriot Eliott Crestan can put these world toppers to the test, supported by the home crowd.

  11. 9 p.m. 44. Towards a world record for Mahuchich? Mahuchich has a taste for it and actually takes her chance at world record height. In her first two attempts at 2.10 meters she touched the bar. Does it work the third time? .

    On the way to world record for Mahuchich?

    Mahuchich has a taste for it and actually takes her chance at world record height. In her first two attempts at 2.10 meters she touched the bar. Does it work the third time?

  12. 9 p.m. 41. Best World Year Performance for Mahuchich. Jaroslava continues on her own in the high jump and the Ukrainian does so with gusto. On her second attempt she goes over 2.05 meters and sets a best world year performance and meeting record, she also equals her national record. .

    Best World Year Performance for Mahuchich

    Jaroslava continues on her own in the high jump and the Ukrainian does so with gusto. On her second attempt she goes over 2.05 meters and sets a best world year performance and meeting record, she also equals her national record.

  13. 9:39 p.m. Mageean trumps Muir. Exciting denouement in the 1,500 meters. Ciara Mageean puts down a great race and wins in 3’56″63, a national record for the Irish. European champion Lara Muir has to settle for second, Freweyni Hailu is third. Vanderelst is 11th in 4’04” 43, a season best for her. .

    Mageean trumps Muir

    Exciting denouement in the 1,500 meters. Ciara Mageean puts down a great race and wins in 3’56″63, a national record for the Irish. European champion Lara Muir has to settle for second, Freweyni Hailu is third. Vanderelst is 11th in 4’04” 43, a season best for her.

  14. 9 pm 38. Elise Vanderelst 11th with her best performance of the season.

    Elise Vanderelst 11th with her best performance of the season

  15. 9 p.m. 34. Vanderelst in action in the 1,500 meters. Elise Vanderelst didn’t have a successful summer of athletics, maybe she can polish her blazon tonight in the 1,500 meters. Laura Muir, European champion and good for bronze at the last World Cup, also made the trip to Brussels. .

    Vanderelst in action on the 1,500 meters

    Elise Vanderelst didn’t have a successful summer of athletics, maybe she can polish her blazon tonight in the 1,500 meters. Laura Muir, European champion and good for bronze at the last World Cup, also made the trip to Brussels.

  16. 9 pm 31. Victory for Mahuchich. The win in the high jump goes to Yaroslava Mahuchich. The Ukrainian wins with a jump over 2.02 meters. Patterson is second with 1.94 meters, her Australian compatriot Olyslagers third with 1.91 meters. .

    Win for Mahuchich

    The win in the high jump goes to Yaroslava Mahuchich. The Ukrainian wins with a jump over 2.02 meters. Patterson is second with 1.94 meters, her Australian compatriot Olyslagers third with 1.91 meters.

  17. 9 p.m. 29. Records galore at 5,000 meters. What a tough 5,000 meter race we have just seen. Of the top ten, no fewer than nine athletes have set a personal best and four of them also set a national record. .

    Records galore at 5,000 meters

    What a tough 5,000 meter race we have just seen. Of the top ten, no fewer than nine athletes have set a personal best and four of them also set a national record.

  18. 9 p.m. 27. Jacob Krop sets a world record in the 5000 meters.

    Jacob Krop runs a world record in the 5000 meters

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