Isinbayeva edges out Pyrek

Isinbayeva edges out Pyrek

The Russian, below par at an event hit by bad weather, won by clearing 4.71 metres on her second attempt, beating Monica Pyrek into second place after the Pole cleared the height on her third attempt.

Svetlana Feofanova, another Russian, was third, clearing 4.66.

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Results:  Men: 100M: Asafa Powell (Jam) 10.07 seconds, 1; Daniel Bailey (Antigua and Barbuda) 10.07, 2; Michael Frater (Jam) 10.08, 3. 400M: Renny Quow (Trinidad and Tobago) 45.18, 1; Leslie Djhone (Fra) 45.37, 2; Gary Kikaya (Con) 45.53, 3. 800M: Yuriy Borzakovskiy (Rus) 1:44.42, 1; Mohamed Al Salhi (KSA) 1:44.96, 2; Thomas Chamney (Ire)  1:45.41, 3.

1500M: Collins Cheboi (Ken) 3:36.24, 1; Geoffrey Rono (Ken) 3:36.96, 2; Fouad Elkaam (Mor) 3:37.19, 3. Mile: Derese Mekonnen (Eth) 3:48.95, 1; William Biwott (Ken) 3:49.29, 2; Augustine Choge (Ken) 3:50.22, 3. 3000M: Richard Bartale (Ken) 7:50.58, 1; Henry Kiplagat (Ken) 7:54.00, 2; Mike Tuiny (Ken) 7:57.54, 3. 5000M: Kenenisa Bekele (Eth) 13:04.87, 1; James Kwalia (Qtr) 13:05.46, 2; Vincent Kiprop Chepkok (Ken)  13:06.27, 3; 110M hurdles: Antwon Hicks (US) 13.41, 1; Andy Turner (Bri) 13.44, 2; Artur Noga (Pol) 13.46, 3. Javelin throw: Tero Pitkaemaeki (Fin) 84.63, 1; Teemu Wirkkala (Fin) 83.54, 2; Andreas Thorkildsen (Nor) 83.15, 3.

Women: 100M: Kerron Stewart (Jam) 10.99, 1; Kelly-Ann Baptiste (Trinidad and Tobago) 11.14, 2; Chandra Sturrup (Bah) 11.15, 3. 400M: Sanya Richards (US) 49.23, 1; Shericka Williams (Jam) 49.98, 2; Amantle Montsho (Bot) 50.71, 3. 800M: Claire Gibson (Bri) 2:01.42, 1; Ingvill Makestad (Nor) 2:02.54, 2; Nelly Jepkosgei (Ken) 2:07.37, 3. 5000M: Meseret Defar (Eth) 14:36.38, 1; Vivian Cheruiyot (Ken) 14:37.01, 2; Meselech Melkamu (Eth)                    14:37.50, 3. 100M hurdles: Damu Cherry (US) 12.68, 1; Brigitte Foster-Hylton (Jam) 12.75, 2; Priscilla Lopes-Schliep (Can) 12.78, 3. 3000M steeplechase: Ruth Bisibori Nyangau (Ken) 9:18.65, 1; Sofia Assefa (Eth) 9:19.91, 2; Mekdes Bekele (Eth) 9:28.88, 3. High jump: Blanka Vlasic (Cro) 2.00, 1; Chaunte Howard (US) 1.98, 2; Ruth Beitia (Spa) 1.95, 3.

Long jump: Margrethe Renstrom (Nor)  6.36, 1; Noora Pesola (Fin) 6.29, 2; Sirkka-Liisa Kivine (Est) 6.29, 3.

Pole vault: Yelena Isinbayeva (Rus) 4.71, 1; Monika Pyrek (Pol) 4.71, 2; Svetlana Feofanova (Rus) 4.66, 3.

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