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Armand Duplantis breaks personal world report to win third Diamond League title in Oregon, Gudaf Tsegay shatters 500m report

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Sweden’s Armand Duplantis beat his personal mark on the Diamond League finals in Oregon on Sunday to set a brand new pole vault world report with a top of 6.23m.

The 23-year-old’s first try on the top confirmed his third successive title, including a centimetre to the 6.22m report he set indoors seven months in the past, and two centimetres greater than his earlier mark at an outside occasion.

It’s the seventh time in 4 years that Duplantis has damaged the world report.

Gudaf Tsegay shattered the ladies’s 5000m world report as she missed out on a sub-14-minute end by 0.21 seconds.

The Ethiopian’s official time throughout the road was 14:00.21, knocking nearly 5 seconds off the earlier report which stood at 14:05.20, set by Kenyan star Religion Kipyegon in June.

Athing Mu clocked 1:54.97 to win within the 800m occasion, however as a nationwide wildcard she was not eligible for a title. Nice Britain’s Keely Hodgkinson, who completed second with 1:55.19, turned champion.

Andre De Grasse posted a season-best within the day’s penultimate race to win the lads’s 200m and earn his first title. The Canadian crossed the road in 19.76 forward of American duo Kenneth Bednarek and Erriyon Knighton.

And within the last occasion of the day, Jamaica’s Shericka Jackson lined as much as take a shot at Florence Griffith-Joyner’s 35-year 200m report which stands at 21.34, however got here up quick by 0.23 seconds.

Jackson nonetheless crossed the road first to win her third Diamond League gold medal, and the second of this yr’s occasion after popping out on high within the 100m.

GB’s Daryll Neita was hopeful of a podium end, however she completed fifth behind second place Marie-Josee Ta Lou, bronze medalist Anthonique Strachan and Twanisha Terry.

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