WIC Glasgow: Day 3

On the last day of the championship, Hungarian Luca Kozák ran a time of 7.98 in the women´s 60 meters hurdles. Not only she broke the 8 second barieer for the first time of the season, the mark also meant a direct ticket to the semifinals. There she improved the mark by 3 hundreths of a second, running 7.95. It was enough for her to qualify for the first global final. In the late evening she clocked a time of 8.01 and took 8th place.  

In the men´s high jump final, Jan Štefela cleared the bar at 2.24m height. In his major senior championship final debut, he claimed a solid 5th place.  

Milica Gardašević leaped to a new season best of 6.74m. Even though she was placed at the bronze medal position after fourth series, she finished 6th overall, marking her best major championships result.  

A great success came with the men´s pole vault competition. Manolo Karalis of Greece cleared the height of 585 cm on his first attempt, just 1 cm off his absolute personal best. A huge improvement meant the first World championships medal for him. After surpassing some top names in the startlist, the bronze is an amazing result not only for him, but also for the Greek sport.  

The championships ended with another bronze, claimed by the British women´s 4x400m relay team. with Jessie Knight and Ama Pipi running third and fourth leg respectively. A home crowd´s favourites clocked a time of 3:26.36 which is also a new national record.  

Many congratulations.

Jakub Ďurdina