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Christian Coleman and Shericka Jackson upset world champions to win 100m Diamond League titles

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Christian Coleman and Shericka Jackson upset the reigning 100m world champions to grow to be this yr’s Diamond League trophy winners on Saturday.

There have been some extraordinary performances at Hayward Area on Saturday, because the qualifiers from the earlier 13 Diamond League conferences this yr got here collectively for the ultimate in Eugene, Oregon.

2019 world champion Coleman made up for his disappointing displaying eventually month’s World Championships as he took the lads’s 100m title by equalling the world-leading time of 9.83 seconds.

It’s the second time in two weeks the 27-year-old has achieved that feat, having gained in 9.83 seconds on the Xiamen Diamond League assembly on September 2.

The American beat his compatriot – and present world champion – Noah Lyles, who completed second, fractionally forward of Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala with each males timed at 9.85 seconds.

Regardless of claiming two world golds in Budapest final month, Sha’Carri Richardson needed to accept fourth within the ladies’s 100m as 200m world champion Jackson gained with a time of 10.70 seconds.

Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou got here second (10.75) and Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah third (10.79).

British pair Dina Asher-Smith (10.96) and Imani Lansiquot (11.01) completed seventh and eighth.

Within the ladies’s 1500m, Britain’s Laura Muir was denied a 3rd Diamond League title – regardless of operating her second-fastest profession time – as Religion Kipyegon put in one other very good efficiency.

The Kenyan broke three world information this summer season, and got here near breaking her personal 1500m file when she pulled away from the pack on the ultimate lap.

The 29-year-old completed in 3:50.72 to win her fourth Diamond League title, with Ethiopia’s Diribe Welteji second (3:53.93) and Muir third in 3:55.16.

Norway’s younger long-distance star Jakob Ingebrigtsen gained the lads’s mile in three minutes 43.73 seconds, the third quickest time in historical past.

The 22-year-old completed forward of American Yared Nuguse (3:43:97) and Britain’s George Mills, who achieved a private finest time of three:47:65. Ingebrigtsen can even contest the three,000m on day two on Sunday.

There was disappointment for Britain’s world silver medallist Matthew Hudson-Smith within the males’s 400m, as he pulled up with an damage on the again straight.

The race was gained by Grenada’s former world and Olympic champion Kirani James, the 31-year-old clocking a season’s better of 44.30 seconds.

American duo Quincy Corridor (44.44) and Vernon Norwood (44.61) got here second and third respectively.

There was an upset within the males’s 400m hurdles as world and Olympic champion Karsten Warholm did not win consecutive races for the primary time since 2018.

The Norwegian led going into the ultimate straight, however American Rai Benjamin burst previous him and Kyron McMaster to win with a world-leading time of 46.39 seconds.

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