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World Championships in Athletics: Johannes Vetter wins bronze in the javelin throw


Co-favorite Johannes Vetter provided for the sixth German medal on the final day of the World Championships in Athletics. The defending champion in the javelin throw had to be content with bronze this time.

Javelin Throw Men:
GOLD: Anderson Peters (Grenada)
SILVER: Magnus Kirt (Estonia)
BRONZE: Johannes Vetter (Germany)

In the third last competition of the World Championships in Athletics, there was once again a medal for the German Athletics Federation: Johannes Vetter was third in the javelin throw. The 26-year-old was beaten by 85.37 m, the new world champion Anderson Peters from Grenada (86.89) and the Estonian Magnus Kirt (86.21) and thus missed the chance as the second javelin throw after the Czechs Jan Zelezny ( 1993 and 1995) to successfully defend his title.

Julian Weber (Mainz) came in sixth with 81.26 m. Olympic champion Thomas Röhler (Jena) and German champion Andreas Hofmann (Mannheim) were eliminated on Saturday in qualifying.

1500 meters men
GOLD: Timothy Cheruyiot (Kenya)
SILVER: Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria)
BRONZE: Marcin Lewandowski (Poland)

Kenyan Timothy Cheruiyot has won over 1500 meters of gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha. The 23-year-old defeated Taoufik Makhloufi (Algeria / 3: 31.38) in a high-class 3: 29.26 minutes with the biggest advantage in the world championship history. Bronze went to Poland's European Championship champion Marcin Lewandowski (3: 31.46).

Double European champion Jakob Ingebrigtsen (Norway) finished fourth, while Olympic champion Matthew Centrowitz (USA) finished eighth. Amos Bartelsmeyer (Frankfurt) was eliminated in the semifinals. Defending champion Elijah Manangoi (Kenya) had canceled his start due to injury.

10,000 meters men
GOLD: Joshua Cheptegei (Uganda)
SILVER: Silver: Yomif Kejelcha (Ethiopia)
BRONZE: Rhonex Kipruto (Kenya)

Uganda's Ugandan Joseph Cheptegai has won over 10,000 meters of gold at the World Athletics Championships in Doha. London 2017 runner up over the 25 stadium rounds on the final day of the championship bout, 26: 48.36 ahead of Yomif Kejelcha (Ethiopia / 26: 49,34), the protégé of suspended coach Alberto Salazar, and Rhonex Kipruto from Kenya (26: 50,32).

Cheptegai is the first world champion for 36 years over the distance, which does not come from the three dominant nations Kenya, Ethiopia and Great Britain. At the first World Cup 1983 in Helsinki, the Italian had won Alberto Cova.

100 meters hurdles women
GOLD: Nia Ali (USA)
SILVER: Kendra Harrison (USA)
BRONZE: Danielle Williams (Jamaica)

Former European champion Cindy Roleder (Halle / Saale) clearly missed the 100m hurdles at the World Athletics Championships in Doha. The 30-year-old finished fourth in the first of three semi-finals in 12.86 seconds on the final day of Qatar competitions. Their season best time of 12.76 from the first leg on Saturday would not have been enough for the decision of the top eight.

Gold in the final was won by the two-time World Indoor Champion Nia Ali from the USA (12.34 seconds), who won the first World Cup gold in the open air. World record holder Kendra Harrison (USA) won silver (12.46), bronze went to Beijing World Champion Danielle Williams (Jamaica / 12.47).

Source: spiegel

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