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Diamond League 2023 stats: Winners of the Silesia meet event-wise

The Diamond League 2023 in Silesia witnessed a series of remarkable performances, with several athletes setting new records and achieving personal bests. Among the standout performances were the world and Olympic champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen, who took 0.81 off his European 1500m record with a winning time of 3:27.14 which moved him to fourth on the world all-time list. Moreover, Yulimar Rojas, another world and Olympic champion, won in the triple jump with a world-leading 15.18m in the final round.

In the high jump event, world and Olympic champion Mutaz Barshim achieved a winning height of 2.36m at the Silesia Diamond League 2023. The women’s high jump saw Ukraine’s Iryna Gerashchenko, Australia’s Nicola Olyslagers, and Ukraine’s Yuliia Levchenko all clear 1.98m, breaking and sharing the meeting record. In the javelin event, Haruka Kitaguchi grabbed the spotlight by setting a Japanese record with her final throw of 67.04m.

More notable performances at the Silesia Diamond League 2023

The women’s 1500m event, which was not a Diamond League scoring event, saw the first three finishers crossing the line in 3:55 or quicker, led by Ethiopia’s Diribe Welteji. Hirut Meshesha and Birke Haylom were the second and third finishers in the event. Meshesha won in a meeting record time of 3:54.87, while Haylom finished just a breath behind her, setting a new African U20 record of 3:54.93.

In the 400m event, world record-holder Wayde van Niekerk continued his impressive comeback with a time of 44.08, his fastest since winning the 2017 world title. This time was also a new meeting record. In the women’s 400m, Poland’s Natalia Kaczmarek clinched a victory in 49.48, the fastest time by a Polish woman since 1976, sparking one of the biggest cheers of the afternoon. 

World champions Shericka Jackson and Fred Kerley were narrowly defeated in their respective 100m races. Despite this, Jackson clocked a world-leading 10.65 at the recent Jamaican Championships, while US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson won with a timing of 10.76. World record holder Mondo Duplantis won the pole vault with 6.01m, and world record-holder Ryan Crouser took the shot put with 22.55m. Soufiane El Bakkali clinched victory in the men’s steeplechase with a new meeting record time of 8:03.16.

Winners of the Silesia Diamond League 2023 event-wise

EventFirst PlaceSecond PlaceThird Place
Men’s 100mAkani Simbine (South Africa) 9.97Fred Kerley (USA) 9.98Emmanuel Eseme (Cameroon) 9.98
Men’s 400mWayde Van Niekerk (South Africa) 44.08Bayapo Ndori (Botswana) 44.61Alison Dos Santos (Brazil) 44.73
Men’s 1500mJakob Ingebrigtsen (Norway) 3:27.14Abel Kipsang (Kenya) 3:29.11Reynold Kipkorir Cheruiyot (Kenya) 3:30.30
Men’s 3000m SteeplechaseSoufiane El Bakkali (Morocco) 8:03.16Abraham Kibiwot (Kenya) 8:08.03Leonard Kipkemoi Bett (Kenya) 8:09.45
Men’s High JumpMutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar) 2.36Gianmarco Tamberi (Italy) 2.34Tobias Potye (Germany) 2.34
Men’s Pole VaultArmand Duplantis (Sweden) 6.01Sam Kendricks (USA) 5.91Christopher Nilsen (USA) 5.81
Men’s Shot PutRyan Crouser (USA) 22.55Payton Otterdahl (USA) 21.88Tom Walsh (New Zealand) 21.78
Women’s 100mSha’Carri Richardson (USA) 10.76Shericka Jackson (Jamaica) 10.78Ewa Swoboda (Poland) 10.94
Women’s 400mNatalia Kaczmarek (Poland) 49.48Lieke Klaver (Netherlands) 49.81Marileidy Paulino (Dominican Republic) 50.00
Women’s 800mMary Moraa (Kenya) 1:56.85Halimah Nakaayi (Uganda) 1:57.78Natoya Goule-Toppin (Jamaica) 1:57.90
Women’s 3000mFreweyni Hailu (Ethiopia) 8:26.61Lilian Kasait Rengeruk (Kenya) 8:27.80Lemlem Hailu (Ethiopia) 8:29.43
Women’s 100m HurdlesTobi Amusan (Nigeria) 12.34Kendra Harrison (USA) 12.35Nia Ali (USA) 12.38
Women’s High JumpIryna Gerashchenko (Ukraine) 1.98Nicola Olyslagers (Australia) 1.98Yuliia Levchenko (Ukraine) 1.98
Women’s Triple JumpYulimar Rojas (Venezuela) 15.18Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk (Ukraine) 14.7Leyanis Pérez Hernández (Cuba) 14.67
Women’s Javelin ThrowHaruka Kitaguchi (Japan) 67.04Mackenzie Little (Australia) 64.5Tori Peeters (New Zealand) 62.73

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