>> September 19, 2012
Adabi 25.19 (& 2h1 25.10, -0.1).
Pekanbaru, Riau - Indonesia (12 Sept 2012) - Sprinter Iswandi emerged as the fastest man in Indonesia after winning the century dash during the 18th Indonesian National Games (PON XVIII) with a personal record time of 10.41s (+0.7). He beats two favorites Fadlin (10.48s) and Franklin Ramses Burumi (10.57s) in 2nd and 3rd places respectively.
Men's 800m final was exciting with three runners clocked 1:51s. But Ridwan was the fastest with 1:51.11s, followed by Endro Kusworo (1:51.45s) in second, and Hernius Siantar (1:51.60s) in third.
Eco Wikasano was the champion of the men's pole vault with a best height cleared of 4.60m, just higher than Nunung Jayadi who placed in 2nd (4.55m).
Meanwhile SEA Games champion Serafi Anelies Unani won the women's 100m, recording a time of 11.90s (+0.6). Tri Setyo utami took silver medal in 11.97s. Youngster Nurul Imaniar in third with 12-flat.
Rini Budiarti wins the women's 800m, clocking 2:10.15s. Silver and bronze medals went to Olivia Sadi (2:12.48) and Lismawati (2:12.49s) who dead heated on the line.
As expected Dedeh Erawati takes the women's 100m hurdles title. She finished her race in 13.63s (+0.4). Maryati finished in 2nd in 14.04s.
Previous report here
Pekanbaru, Indonesia: Edi Jakariya runs a hand-timed 13.7s (-0.7) in the men's 110m hurdles to win the gold medal in the XVIII Pekan Olahraga Nasional (Indonesian National games) yesterday (10.09.2012). The 28-year-old electronically timed 14.27s during semifinals. Silver medal went to Rio Maholtra, 18, who finished with 14-flat, while Prasetyo Utomo in 3rd (14.3s).
Mohamad Fadlin takes the men's 200m gold medal after registering a fast personal record. The Asian Games representative who stands 5'3" stopped the clock at 21.04s, and denied the challenge of the favorite Heru Astriyanto who satisfied only in 2nd (21.12s). Experienced sprinters Ahmed Sakeh Sumarsono (21.19s) and John Herman Muray (21.31s) were in 3rd and 4th positions respectively.
In the men's long jump Noval Kurniawan leaped 7.48m/+0.3 to steal the gold medal from Rikwan who leaped only 1cm shorter, 7.47m/+0.8), with Asril (7.42m/+0.9) in 3rd. Junior sprinter Safwaturrahman was in 4th in 7.37m/0.0.
Junior walker Hakmali Sauda beats favorite Hendro in the men's 1000m walk to take gold medal with 44:12.31s, over 44:15.92s.
Tri Setyo Utami wins the women's 200m, she clocked a time of 24.04s, the fastest time in Southeast Asia this year. Silver and bronze medals goes to Nurul Imaniar (24.22) and Ni Nyoman Korni (24.27).
Triyaningsih, the triple gold medalist of 2011 SEA Games has no problem to win the women's 5000m, she finished the 12.5 laps event in 16:40.20s. Feri Subnafeu was in 2nd in 17:01.96s.
Dwi Ratnawati has made a consistent effort in women's discus throw with 4 throws over 45m (2 fouls) and took the gold in a distance of 46.67m, and beats Sulastri in 2nd in 43.35m.
Ika Puspa Dewi clinched women's high jump gold medal after clearing a height of 1.71m.
Ayu Ariandani was the winner of the women's javelin throw with a distance of 42.89m, close in 2nd was Dian Kartika who threw 42.35m.
-Recommended publication (with many results, statistical facts, rankings, records etc) here
Malaysian Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli has proven that he is one of the top shot putters in the World by taking bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympics in London. The 22-year-old who stands 6'0" metres tall threw to a personal best distance of 15.21m in the F20 category (intellectual disability) with the 7.26kg standard implement today (yesterday in London 7.09.2012).
The effort has bettered his previous best 14.51m set in Kuala Lumpur in May this year, and now ranks no. 6 in Southeast Asian Rankings in "regular category" this year (as of now).
In last June he won the gold medal in German National Paralympics in a distance of 13.79m. He also won the ASEAN Paralympics in Solo Indonesia last December in 14.41m (= No. 10 in SEA Rankings for 2011).
The gold medal was won by Australia's Todd Hodgetts with a World record 16.29m, and silver medal goes to Sweden's Jeffery Ige (15.50m).
Update of Malaysian All-Time Rankings for Shot Put (as at 08.09.2012)
Adi Alifuddin Hussin
Mohd Nazar Abdul Rahim
Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli
Mohd Hafiz Hashim
Alif Hanif Mohd Affendi
Ngu Kit Min
M. Hasrul Nizam Yaakob
American Aries Meritt the newly crowned Olympic champion has broken the World record in the men's 110 m hurdles in Brussels Diamond League on Friday (7 Sept. 2012). He clocked a time of 12.80s with only slight tailwinds (+0.3) assisting him, and shattering the World record 12.87s held by Cuba's Dayron Robles.
A fast reactions (0.145s) , clean start with 7-steps from the blocks, beautiful clearance (didn't touch any hurdles), strong finish = impressive World record (upstaging Usain Bolt 9.86s 100m and Yohan Blake 19.54s 200m).
It's the biggest World record margin (0.07s) since Renaldo Nahemiah in 1979 (0.16) and 1981 (0.07) where he broke his own records to 13.00s from 13.16s, and then lowered again to 12.93s in 1981. Robles had the World record set in Ostrava in 2008 in 12.87s, as he broke China's Liu Xiang record (12.88s) set in Lausanne in 2006.
Previously, the World record stood at 12.91s which was jointly held by Xiang himself (set in 2004 Olympics) and GBR''s Colin Jackson (1993 World champs). Roger Kingdom was the last man of the USA to hold the record with 12.92s (which was broken by Jackson) set in 1989.
Men's 110m Hurdles (+0.3)
1. Aries Merritt (USA) 12.80 WORLD RECORD ... 0.145
2. Jason Richardson (USA) 13.05 ... 0.147
3. Hansle Parchment (JAM) 13.14 ... 0.157
4. Sergey Shubenkov (RUS) 13.21 ... 0.165
5. David Oliver (USA) 13.21 ... 0.171
6. Lehann Fourie (RSA) 13.24 African Record ... 0.133
7. Ryan Wilson (USA) 13.26 0.144
8. Ryan Brathwaite (BAR) 13.39 ... 0.156
9. Lawrence Clarke (GBR) 13.71 0.148
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