Athletics Stats: Winners of Paris Diamond League 2023

The diamond league meet in Paris also known as Meeting de Paris is the fourth meeting that took place in the city of Paris. The event included a total of 15 competitions which were distributed across men’s (6) and women’s (9) categories. The fourth leg of the tournament saw many important athletes not in the middle of the competition. However, in the absence of these regular faces, many new candidates emerged in the middle. The Diamond League will now shift its course to Oslo which will take place on June 15, 2023. The Diamond League will conclude on September 17, 2023, with the final taking place in Hayward Stadium, Eugene, Oregon (United States).

Highlights from the Diamond League Paris 2023

India’s Murali Sreeshankar registered an impressive 8.09m attempt to finish third in the men’s long jump event at the Paris Diamond League 2023 athletics in France. Greece’s Olympic champion, Miltiadis Tentoglou took the gold in Paris with 8.13 m while Switzerland’s Simon Ehammer, last year’s World’s bronze medallist came second with 8.11 m. In the men’s 100 m sprint, Noah Lyles dashed all hopes of Ferdinand Omanyala from Kenya to win the gold medal. The Kenyan was 0.01 seconds slower than the American. Grant Holloway (USA), the silver medalist in Rabat came back strongly in Prais to finish first in the event.

In the women’s 400 m field, Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone has put on an alert that she’s here to challenge the best. At the Paris Diamond League athletics meet, the American 400m hurdles world record holder sent a loud message, starting fast out of the blocks in her first flat lap race in nearly five years. However, the Dominican Republic’s Marileidy Paulino, the world and Olympic silver medallist, caught McLaughlin-Levrone down the final bend before pulling ahead on the straight to take victory in a meeting record 49.12. In Women’s Shot Put, Portugal’s Auriol Dongmo (19.72 m) was able to wade off the threat from American Shot putters. Tournament favourite Chase Ealey came second with a throw of 19.43 m while her compatriot Maggie Ewen came third with 19.26 m.

Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon set a new women’s 1500m world record barely a week ago, stepped up again in the 5000m and took on the world record holder, Letesenbet Gidey. The two pulled away quickly before Kipyegon made her move with two laps to go, moving ahead of her Ethiopian rival. Another record which was set was by the Norwegian Jakob Ingebrigtsen in men’s 2 miles which was last broken 26 years ago.

Read more: Athletics Stats: USA Men’s Athletes who have run 100 m under 10 seconds

Winners of the Diamond League Paris 2023 event-wise

Many prominent athletes dominated the track and field in the 2023 Paris Diamond League. Some of them were fighting to defend their previous titles, while others looked to dethrone the forerunners of this tournament. Some of the noteworthy performances are:

Men’s 100 mNoah Lyles (USA), 9.97Ferdinand Omanyala (KENYA), 9.98Letsile Tebogo (BOTSWANA), 10.05
Men’s 800 mEmmanuel Wanyonyi (KENYA), 1:43.27 Marco Arop (CANADA), 1:43.30Slimane Moula (ALGERIA), 1:43.38
Men’s 110 m Hurdles Grant Holloway (USA), 12.98 Just Kwaou-Mathey (FRANCE), 13.09Jamal Britt (USA), 13.14
Men’s 400 m HurdlesCJ Allen (USA), 47.92Wilfried Happio (FRANCE), 48.26Trevor Bassitt (USA), 48.28
Men’s 3000 m SteeplechaseLamecha Girma (ETHIOPIA), 7:52.11Ryuji Miura (JAPAN), 8:09.91Daniel Arce (SPAIN), 8:10.63
Men’s Long JumpMiltiadis Tentoglou (GREECE), 8.13 mSimon Ehammer (SWITZERLAND), 8.11 mMurali Sreeshankar (INDIA), 8.09 m
Women’s 200 mGabrielle Thomas (USA), 22.05Abby Steiner (USA), 22.34Marie-Josee Talou (Cote d’Ivoire), 22.34
Women’s 400 mMarileidy Paulino (Dominican Republic), 49.12Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone (USA), 49.71Salwa Eid Naser (BAHRAIN), 49.95
Women’s 800 mKeely Hodgkinson (BRITAIN), 1:55.77Ajee Wilson (USA), 1:58.16Natoya Goule (JAMAICA), 1:58.23
Women’s 5000mFaith Kipgeyon (KENYA), 14:05.20Letensenbet Gidey (ETHIOPIA), 14:07.94Ejgayehu Taye (ETHIOPIA), 14:13.31
Women’s High JumpNicola Olyslagers (AUSTRALIA), 2.00 mVashti Cunningham (USA), 1.97 mAngelina Topic (SERBIA)
Women’s Pole Vault Nina Kennedy, (AUSTRALIA), 4.77 mMargot Chevrier (FRANCE), 4.71 m Katie Moon (USA), 4.71 m
Women’s Shot PutAuriol Dongmo (PORTUGAL), 19.72 mChase Ealey (USA), 19.43 m Maggie Ewen (USA), 19.26 m
Women’s Discus ThrowValarie Allman (USA), 69.04 mSandra Perkovic (CROATIA), 65.18 mKristin Pudenz (GERMANY), 62.87 m
Women’s Javelin ThrowHaruka Kitaguchi (JAPAN), 65.09 mKelsey-Lee Barber (AUSTRALIA), 62.54 mYulenmis Aguilar (CUBA), 60.61 m

Read more athletics facts:

  1. Athletics Stats: Winners of the Diamond League Rabat 2023 event-wise
  2. Athletics Stats: What are the meet records set at the Meeting de Paris?
  3. Athletics Stats: Who are the best sprinters in the world at present?

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