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16 jun 2015

Four records in New York

Four new records set on the Mondo track at the adidas Grand Prix.

The many champions who participated in the adidas Grand Prix 2015 did not disappoint. In front of the crowded grandstands at Icahn Stadium, athletes have outdone themselves with superior performances, among which four records set during the meet in the women (400m, 1000m, high jump and long jump). Mondo Super X Performance track on the plant in New York the most anticipated match was the race in the 200m, won with a time of 20:29. The same wind also affected the women's race of 200m, with the American Tori Bowie has managed to win the same - and convincing - with a time of 22:23 (third best performance of the year). Entertainment in the male 400m:  the South African Wayde van Niekerk showed the new national record and the second best performance in the world for 2015; among women, Francena McCorory ran in 49.86, the best performance of the year and record of the meeting. Record of the meeting for the American Erin Donohue, who ran the 1000m in 2:37.42 achieved his best time ever. Among the athletes expected was David Rudisha, who returned to his level by touching the best performance of the season in the 800m of only 0.02 with a time of 1:43:58. In the same race he has impressed the 22 year old American Boris Berian, who with a time of 1:43.84 has improved its staff of less than 5 seconds. Another important result, winning the Puerto Rican Javier Culson in the 400m hurdles with a seasonal best time (48.48).