Beijing World Challenge Meeting 2016 Results

Results from the 2016 IAAF World Challenge meeting inside the Olympic stadium in Beijing, China, on Wednesday, 18 May.

American Justin Gatlin continued his preparation for a showdown with Usain Bolt and the rest of the world’s top sprinters with a 9.94 seconds performance to win the men’s 100m.

Two-time Olympic half lap champion Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica led a 1-2 Jamaican finish in the women’s 200m, while Dong Bin of China and Syria’s Majd Eddin Ghazal were among the athletes grabbing world-leading marks at the meeting.

Men

100m
1 Justin Gatlin USA 9.94; 2 Mike Rodgers USA 9.97; 3 Xie Zhenye CHN 10.12; 4 Isiah Young USA 10.13; 5 Keston Bledman TTO 10.17; 6 Zhang Peimeng CHN 10.24; 7 Femi Ogunode QAT 10.30; 8 Yang Yang CHN 10.33; Diondre Batson USA DQ

800m
1 Kipyegon Bett KEN 1:45.80; 2 Erik Sowinski USA 1:45.80; 3 Michael Rimmer GBR 1:46.72; 4 Willy Tarbei KEN 1:47.32; 5 Wesley Vázquez PUR 1:47.47; 6 Ryan Martin USA 1:47.64; 7 Nick Symmonds USA 1:47.82; 8 Job Kinyor KEN 1:47.96; 9 Abraham Rotich BRN 1:48.65; 10 Xie Zhaofu CHN 1:49.70; Anthony Chemut KEN; Joshua Ralph AUS DNF

110m hurdles
1 Aries Merritt USA 13.24; 2 Xie Wenjun CHN 13.48; 3 Ronnie Ash USA 13.67; 4 Jason Richardson USA 13.87; 5 Zhang Honglin CHN 14.01; 6 Ray Stewart USA 14.24; 7 David Payne USA 20.78

3000m Steeple
1 Ezekiel Kemboi KEN 8:14.19; 2 Abraham Kibiwot KEN 8:14.58; 3 John Koech BRN 8:18.53; 4 Nicholas Bett KEN 8:19.91; 5 Hailemariyam Amare ETH 8:21.10; 6 Hicham Sigueni MAR 8:24.44; 7 Nelson Kipkosgei BRN 8:28.21; 8 Bernard Nganga KEN 8:30.87; 9 Evans Chematot BRN 8:36.03

Long Jump
1 Gao Xinglong CHN 8.23; 2 Huang Changzhou CHN 8.12; 3 Tang Gongchen CHN 8.03; 4 Wang Jianan CHN 7.99; 5 Jeffrey Henderson USA 7.90; 6 Zhang Yaoguang CHN 7.84; 7 Vladyslav Mazur UKR 7.80

Triple Jump
1 Dong Bin CHN 17.24; 17.24; 2 Cao Shuo CHN 16.98; 3 Alexis Copello CUB 16.93; 4 Chris Carter USA 16.87; 5 Tosin Oke NGR 16.65; 6 Georgi Tsonov BUL 16.39; 7 Leevan Sands BAH 16.22; 8 Roman Valiyev KAZ 16.01

High Jump
1 Majed El Dein Ghazal SYR 2.36; 2 Sun Zhao CHN 2.25; 3 Wang Yu CHN 2.25; 4 Guo Jinqi CHN 2.25;
5 Dmytro Yakovenko UKR 2.25; 6 Nik Bojic AUS 2.20; 7 Yun Seung-Hyun KOR 2.20; 8 Brandon Starc AUS 2.20; 9 Trevor Barry BAH 3 2.20; 10 Yuriy Dergachev KAZ 2.20

Pole Vault
1 Sam Kendricks USA 5.92; 2 Piotr Lisek POL 5.70; 3 Xue Changrui CHN 5.70;  4 Yao Jie CHN 5.70;  5 Robert Sobera POL 5.70; 6 Shawnacy Barber CAN 5.60;  7 Huang Bokai CHN 5.40; 8 Xia Xiang CHN 5.40; 9 Igor Bychkov ESP 5.20; 10 Dimítrios Patsoukákis GRE 5.20; Jeff Coover USA NH

Women

100m
1 Murielle Ahouré CIV 11.06; 2 Ivet Lalova-Collio BUL 11.11;  3 Candyce McGrone USA 11.18; 4 Wei Yongli CHN 11.24; 5 Yuan Qiqi CHN 11.29; 6 Lekeisha Lawson USA 11.45; 7 Kaylin Whitney USA 11.45; 8 Chelsea Hayes USA 11.84

200m
1 Veronica Campbell-Brown JAM 22.29; 2 Simone Facey JAM 22.63; 3 Tiffany Townsend USA 23.06; 4 Viktoriya Kashcheyeva UKR 23.39; 5 Lin Huijun CHN 23.44; 6 Kong Lingwei CHN 23.45; 7 Charonda Williams USA 23.62; 8 Laverne Jones-Ferrette ISV 23.68; 9 Liang Xiaojing CHN 23.84

1500m
1 Hellen Obiri KEN 4:02.11; 2 Betlhem Desalegn UAE 4:03.70; 3 Nelly Jepkosgei KEN 4:04.26; 4 Jenny Blundell AUS 4:04.62; 5 Lauren Johnson USA 4:05.29; 6 Nancy Chepkwemoi KEN 4:05.89; 7 Violah Lagat KEN 4:06.00; 8 Siham Hilali 4:09.82; 9 Ingvill Måkestad Bovim NOR 4:10.76; 10 Li Zhixuan CHN 4:14.19

100m hurdles
1 Danielle Williams JAM 12.80; 2 Christina Manning USA 12.91; 3 Tiffani McReynolds USA 12.97; 4 Yvette Lewis PAN 13.29; 5 Shermaine Williams JAM 13.41; 6 Funmi Jimoh USA 14.30

High Jump
1 Mirela Demireva BUL 1.93; 2 Svetlana Radzivil UZB 1.90; 3 Nadezhda Dusanova UZB 1.90; 4 Iryna Herashchenko UKR 1.90; 5 Levern Spencer LCA 1.90; 6 Zheng Xingjuan CHN 1.86; 6 Yuliya Chumachenko UKR 1.86; 8 Wang Yang CHN 1.86; 9 Jeannelle Scheper LCA 1.82; 10 Maya Pressley USA 1.82

Shot
1 Yulia Leantsiuk BLR 18.76; 2 Anita Márton HUN 18.60; 3 Liu Xiangrong CHN 17.87; 4 Brittany Smith USA 17.68; 5 Geng Shuang CHN 17.37; 6 Viktoryia Kolb BLR 16.91; 7 Lena Urbaniak GER 16.91; 8 Meng Qianqian CHN 16.66

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