Demus sizzles in 400M hurdles

Demus clocked 52.63 seconds, the fourth-fastest time ever and a massive improvement on the previous world leading performance she had set of 53.65 in London on Saturday.
Results: Men:  100M: Churandy Martina (Netherlands Antilles) 10.07 seconds, 1; Darvis Patton (US) 10.08, 2; Monzavous Edwards (US) 10.12, 3.

400M: LaShawn Merritt (US) 44.73, 1; David Neville (US) 45.26, 2; David Gillick (Ire) 45.34, 3. 800M: Abubaker Kaki Khamis (Sud) 1:43.50, 1; Yuriy Borzakovskiy (Rus) 1:43.58, 2; Nick Symmonds (US) 1:43.83, 3. 1500M: Mehdi Baala (Fra) 3:30.96, 1; Antar Zerguelaine (Alg) 3:31.21, 2; Abdelati Iguider (Mor) 3:31.47, 3.  3000M: Moses Ndiema Kipsiro (Uga) 7:30.95, 1; Silas Kipruto (Ken) 7:32.52, 2; Sammy Mutahi (Ken) 7:33.02, 3. 110M hurdles: Dayron Robles (Cub) 13.06, 1; Joel Brown (US) 13.34, 2; Dwight Thomas (Jam) 13.36, 3. 400M hurdles: Louis Van Zyl (SA) 47.94, 1; Bershawn Jackson (US) 47.98, 2; Danny McFarlane (Jam) 48.13, 3. 3000M steeplechase: Tareq Mubarak Taher (Bah) 8:07.24, 1; Michael Kipyego (Ken) 8:08.48, 2; Ruben Ramolefi (SA) 8:11.63, 3. Long jump: Khotso Mokoena (SA) 8.28, 1; Chris Tomlinson (Bri) 8.11, 2; Salim Sdiri (Fra) 8.02, 3.
Pole vault: Renaud Lavillenie (Fra) 5.88, 1; Brad Walker (US) 5.80, 2; Romain Mesnil (Fra) 5.80, 3.

Women:  100M: Shelly-Ann Fraser (Jam) 10.91, 1; Debbie Ferguson (Bah) 10.97, 2; Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jam) 11.03, 3. 800M: Maggie Vessey (US) 1:57.84, 1; Mariya Savinova (Rus) 1:58.39, 2; Jenny Meadows (Bri) 1:58.63, 3. 1500M: Maryam Yusuf Jamal (Bhn) 3:58.83, 1; Gelete Burka (Eth) 3:59.56, 2; Meriem Alaoui Selsouli (Mor) 4:00.95, 3. 100M hurdles: Sally McLellan (Aus) 12.50, 1; Priscilla Lopes-Schliep (Can) 12.54, 2; Lolo Jones (US) 12.61, 3. 400M hurdles: Lashinda Demus (US) 52.63, 1; Melaine Walker (Jam) 54.20, 2; Josanne Lucas (Trinidad and Tobago) 54.21, 3. High jump: Blanka Vlasic (Cro) 2.03, 1; Ariane Friedrich (Ger) 2.03, 2; Anna Chicherova (Rus) 1.95, 3.  Triple jump: Yargelis Savigne (Cub) 14.89, 1; Mabel Gay (Cub) 14.41, 2; Tatyana Lebedeva (Rus) 14.39, 3. Javelin throw: Barbora Spotakova (Czech) 65.37, 1; Steffi Nerius (Ger) 62.33, 2; Kathrina Molitor (Ger) 60.31, 3.

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