World records set in heptathlon, shot, sprint heats at Porto Alegre
Oct. 18 results
Karla indoors a few years ago.
from Porto Alegre show world records in the 100, shot put and heptathlon вЂ” all by women. Most amazing is the 13.30 for Canada’s Karla Del Grande
in the W60 100 вЂ” crushing the listed WR of 13.75 by Germany’s Ingrid Meier
in 2008. Karla won her semifinal race. In the prelims, W55 Marie Mathieu
clocked 13.24 to beat the listed WR of 13.30 by Phil Raschker
in 2002. Britain’s Evaun Williams
put the 2-kilogram shot 11.10 meters (36-5) to smash the listed W75 WR of 10.71 (35-1 3/4) by Germany’s Anne Chatrin
in 2012. And in the W70 heptathlon, gold medalist Marianne Maier
and silver medalist R. Jonkers-Slegers
both broke the listed WR of 5362 by Germany’s Erika Sauer
at 2011 Sacramento worlds. Marianne scored an incredible 6260 points. But don’t take these as official yet. NWI (no wind indicated) in some marks can mean the wind gauge failed.
October 18, 2013