In the name of Jamaica
Moscow World Championships in Athletics have concluded.
Aug 20, 2013
After nine days of intense competitions World Championships in Athletics have concluded, hosted by the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. It was an event that has confirmed Jamaican athletes as the best sprinters in the world, thanks to the three gold medals won by Usain Bolt and Shelly- Ann Fraser- Pryce and excellent performance of the other Carribbean team's members. With the three in Moscow, Bolt has reached eight gold medals and is the world's first athlete to have won both the 100 that the 200m in two editions of the World Championships . Bolt easily won the final of the 100m in the rain, recording his seasonal best time seasonal, of 9.77. In the 200m final he ran a 19.66, giving the impression of having dropped slightly in the final race . The third gold came in the 4x100 relay, which was won with a time of 37.36 , best time of the season, crossing the line ahead of the United States. Only Shelly- Ann Fraser- Pryce was able to match the success of his compatriot : The Jamaican athlete dominated the final of the 100m with a time of 10.71 and won the 200m by running a 22:17. Even his third gold came from the 4x100 relay team , in which he won the gold medal with the extraordinary time of 41.29 . To understand the Jamaican dominance in the disciplines of speed, considering that four of the top five athletes in the final of the 100m men and three of the first four in that of 200m coming from the Caribbean island . In other speed events, predictions respected for the American LaShawan Merrit in the 400m (43.74, best time seasonal) and the Czech Zucana Hejnova in the 400 hurdles (52.83, best time seasonal) in the 110 hurdles, success for the American David Oliver, who raced in 13 " net, best time of year for this specialty, while in the 400m women, the British Christine Ohuruogu won finishing with a time of 49.41 (new national record) , a whisker ahead of the favorite Amantle Montsho. Pretty amazing the gold won by Jehue Gorno in the 400 hurdles , the athlete of Trinidad and Tobago ran in 47.6, setting the national record and the best performance of the season . Spectacular finals of the 4x400 relay: in the male , the United States won with the best time of the year ( 2'58 .71), while in the female the Russian team was able to get the best of the American only in the final, closing with the best seasonal time 3'20 .19 . The specialty of the bottom and middle distance , the great star was Mo Farah , who has not lived up to expectations . The British won the gold medal in both the 10,000m , running 27:21.71 ( his best time seasonal), both in the 5000m with a time of 13:26.98 . Among other successes in Moscow , 2013, the outstanding home athlete Yelena Isinbayeva, who won his third world title jumping with the rod 4.89 m, the return to the success of the French Teddy Tamgho in the triple jump , with 18,04m , the great test of Ukrainian Bohdan Bondarenko, who won gold in the high jump setting a championship record ( 2.41 m). A quote is also worth Caterine Ibarguen, who in the triple jump won the first gold medal of the World Championships in Athletics for Colombia . At the conclusion of Moscow 2013, it can be said that the new Mondotrack , softer and fast, did not disappoint the expectations of the vigil. Mondo has also provided all the equipment, for competition and for training, including barriers, cages for the disciplines of launch and gear needed in the high jump and pole vault .