Noah Lyles celebrating after winning his first World Championship GOLD in the 200m

In the men’s 100m at the Gyulai Istvan Memorial in Székesfehérvár, Noah Lyles came through in a time of 10.05s (+0.3), beating Adam Gemili who posted a Season’s Best (SB) of 10.28s. Elijah Hall-Thompson got 3rd in 10.31s, narrowly edging out Mario Burke in 10.32s (SB).

Minutes after, Lyles who was a late entry for the 200m, controlled the race in 20.13s (+1.3) ahead of Italy’s Eseosa Desalu who came through for 2nd in an SB of 20.35s. Gemili claimed 3rd in an SB of 20.56s, while Elijah Hall-Thompson ran 20.69s for 4th.

Lynna Irby pulled away from a very good field to win the women’s 200m as she clocked 22.55s (+0.7m/s) ahead of Dafne Schippers who opened up to 22.94s. Mujinga Kambundji followed in 23.25s (SB), while Marie Josee Ta Lou got 4th in 23.33s.

Kahmari Montgomery turned in an SB of 45.50s to take the men’s 400m, moving up to 7th on the global toplist as he finished ahead of Josephus Lyles who posted 46.08s, and Luka Janezic in 46.16s.

Meanwhile, Wadeline Jonathas edged Lieke Klaver for the win in the women’s equivalent in 52.09s to the latter’s 52.11, while Laviai Nielsen was 3rd in 52.24s (SB).

Fast rising prospect Femke Bol dominated the women’s 400m Hurdles where she clocked a time of 54.67s, well over a second clear of 2nd-placed Anna Ryzhykova who clocked a time of 55.86s. Sage Watson was 3rd in 56.29s, with Lea Sprunger 4th in 56.65s.

A sharp Nadine Visser powered to an equal World Lead (WL) of 12.68s (-0.2m/s) to win the women’s 100m Hurdles, the WL already set by her at the Paavo Nurmi Games just over a week ago.

Hot on her trail was Hungary’s Luca Kozak who shattered her own National Record (NR), running 12.71s in front of a home crowd, while Elvira Herman claimed 3rd with 12.97s.

Orlando Ortega with a very powerful finish, edged a quick starting World Champion Grant Holloway in the men’s 110m Hurdles for the 2nd time now this season as he clocked 13.21s (+0.3) to the American’s 13.22s.

Freddie Crittenden came in 3rd in an SB of 13.30s, while Frenchman Wilhem Belocian followed in 13.34s.

The first heat of the event saw Jason Joseph take the win in 13.42s (+0.9) ahead of David King who clocked 13.51s.
Vlamidir Vukicevic clocked an NR of 13.53s, just edging South Africa’s Antonio Alkana who ran the same time, an SB for the latter.

Also, Donavan Brazier controlled the men’s 800m as he clocked a Meeting Record (MR) of 1:15.07 ahead of Wesley Vasquez who ran 1:15.31, and Balazs Vindics in 1:16.84.


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