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LAZARO MARTINEZ AND SHERICKA JACKSON THE KINGS OF RABAT

On the fourth event of the Diamond League, the Cuban athlete achieved a Tournament Record with an excellent 17.10 meters, while the world champion from Jamaica returned in glory and majesty to win the 200m with 22.82 seconds.

Morocco had a true celebration of world athletics this Sunday. The best exponents of this sport came together for 2 hours of pure emotion that were broadcast live on the screens of the Panam Sports Channel.

As we reported during the week, Lázaro Martínez had a brilliant performance to win the gold medal in the triple jump with a spectacular 17 meters and 10 centimeters, a mark that constitutes not only his best record of the year, but also a new tournament record. He surpassed other great figures such as the Portuguese Pedro Pichardo (2nd with 16.92) and the Brazilian Almir Dos Santos, who took bronze with 16.90.

For her part in the double hectometer, attention was focused on the Bucharest 2023 world champion, the Jamaican Shericka Jackson, who was making her debut in this 2024 season.

The 400m champion of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games had no problems winning the gold medal with a time of 22.82 seconds, well below her best record of 21.41, but understandable since she is preparing for her peak performance. be precisely in Paris 2024.

In the women’s shot put, North American Chase Jackson took gold with a positive 20 meters. In second place was the German Yemisi Ogunleye with 19.40 and third and bronze medalist the Canadian Sarah Mitton with 19.36.

In the mother event of world athletics, the 100 meter dash, there was a big surprise. The Cameroonian Emannuel Eseme took first position with a time of 10.11sec, beating the Olympic double hectometer champion, the Canadian Andre De Grasse with 10.19sec, and the British Jeremiah Azu with 10.25sec.

On the next date of the Diamond League, the best athletics in the world returns to the American continent. On Saturday, May 25, the tournament will take place in Eugene, United States, where the largest number of global figures are expected to participate in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, including the best athletes of Team USA, such as Ryan Crouser in the shot put, Christian Coleman and Sha’Carri Richardson in the 100m dash and many others.

Of course, all the Prefontaine Classic Eugene 2024 alternatives will be broadcast by the Panam Sports Channel and the stories of Soledad Bacarreza.