XIV Memorial Primo Nebiolo

Italian and American Athletes compete at Ruffini Park of Turin.


Saturday, June 8th, at the Nebiolo stadium in Turin was held the fourteenth edition of the Memorial Primo Nebiolo (XIX International Meeting of Athletics for City of Turin). In front of over 5,000 spectators, sprinters from around the world battled it out on Mondotrack, giving rise to a series of exciting races, which saw the home athletes achieve good results. In particular, we have to mention the successes of Chiara Bazzoni (52.64) and Matteo Galvan (46.40) in the 400 m, and Davide Manenti (20.79) in the 200 m, in addition to second place in the 100 m Michael Tumi, who arrived in only a second to the winner, Jamaican Jacques Harvey (10.26). It was a big night for U.S. athletes: Delilah Muhammad won the women's 400 m hurdles with a time of 54.66; Chauntae Bayne the women's 100 m with 31.11; Omoghan Osaghae won the 110m hurdles with a time of 13:49, in a race which saw the return to competiton of Cuban Dayron Robles, Olympic champion in Beijing 2008, after ten months of inactivity in the 100 m hurdles women, Queen Harrison has passed compatriot Lolo Jones, at 12.74, in the long jump, Funmi Jimoh beat Russian Darya Klishina, European champion, jumping 6.63 m. In the middle distance and distance races, successes for Kenyans Nelly Kepkosgei (2:00:32) and Eric Tirop (13:32:09), respectively in the women's 800 m and 5,000 m, while in the men's 800 m, the race was won by the French Paul Renaudie in 1:47:41.