The Hansley parchment in Birmingham continues, “To stay …

Nine months after his Olympic title in the 110m hurdles in Tokyo, unnamed Jamaican Hansley Charmment won the Diamond League meet in Birmingham on Saturday with a world performance of the year (13sec 09), ready to dominate the discipline. feels.

Nine months after his Olympic title in the 110m hurdles in Tokyo, unnamed Jamaican Hansley Charmment won the Diamond League meet in Birmingham on Saturday with a world performance of the year (13sec 09), ready to dominate the discipline. feels.

Birmingham’s industrial past is filled with canals popularized by the TV series ‘Peaky Blinders’, whose banks attract the city’s wild swans and runners.

Quietly, like the impassable waters of these endless river routes, Jamaican Hansley sheepskin is setting a fine record in the 110m hurdles.

Jamaica’s Hansley Sheepskin wins the 110m hurdles at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting on May 21, 2022

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The hurdler won the highest title in Tokyo last summer, ahead of American favorite Grant Holloway, an Olympic bronze medalist ten years ago in London, then world silver medalist in Beijing in 2015.

At 31, this imposing size (1.96 m, 90 kg) appears to be at its peak. On Saturday, he dominated the Birmingham meet ahead of his compatriot 2016 Olympic champion Omar McLeod. French Olympic finalist Aurel Manga finished sixth in 13 s 61.

“I don’t feel any more pressure because I’m an Olympic champion, explained the sheepskin in my deep voice and posed in the mixed field. I’m happy to have the best time of the season but it’s still early, it’s important.” Not a reliable indicator.

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“My goal is to always get to the top and be there, I want to be able to do that, I still have work to do. To become world champion this summer in Eugene (Oregon, July 15-24) I have to do my own thing. Do your best, I think if that’s the case, that’s enough.”

– Crab Hunting –

Little Media grew up in the parish of Saint-Thomas in the village of Port Morant in the Far East of the Jamaican Caribbean island, where athletics is king.

Canada's Aaron Brown winner of the 100m at the Birmingham Diamond League meet, May 21, 2022

Canada’s Aaron Brown winner of the 100m at the Birmingham Diamond League meet, May 21, 2022

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“I was always running around. It’s a place with dense vegetation, near the sea, I often go fishing on the beach, hunt crabs, climb trees to eat fruit, it’s a part of the countryside, nature.” There was life”, explained AFP. On Friday the 14-year-old who got into athletics saw him compete in the controversial 100m against some of the best young athletes in his field.

In addition to sheepskin, several other best performances of the season delighted 16,000 or more spectators at the Alexander Stadium, refurbished to host the Commonwealth Games this summer, including Germany’s Malaika Mihambo at 7.09m.

On discus, young Slovak Kristjan Seh (23), ranked 5th at the previous Olympic Games in Tokyo, created a surprise with a mammoth throw at 71.27m, becoming the 10th best performer of all time.

Britain's Dina Asher-Smith (D) wins the 100m at the Birmingham Diamond League meet ahead of Jamaica's Sherika Jackson on May 21, 2022

Britain’s Dina Asher-Smith (D) wins the 100m at the Birmingham Diamond League meet ahead of Jamaica’s Sherika Jackson on May 21, 2022

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From a chronological standpoint the two 100 meters proved disappointing. Local Dina Asher-Smith still delighted the crowd with a coveted victory over the wire against Jamaican Olympic bronze medalist Sherika Jackson (11 sec 12 against 11 sec 11, wind -0.1 m/s).

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Canada’s Aaron Brown dominated the men’s straight 10 sec 13 (-0.2 m/s wind), his compatriot Andre de Grasse finishing only fourth in 10 sec 24. Last season’s fastest man, American Trayvon Bromell, was disqualified for one. false start.

Robin Gremel / Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) / © 2022 AFP . By

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