The Czechs in Birmingham shone. Maslák and Hejn took control of the hall

Pavel Maslak won at Birmingham Hall Athletic Meeting in a 400-meter run for 45.89 seconds and won the entire IAAF World Indoor Tour series. For the quarter of women, Zuzana Hejnová and 51.77 won the fourth place in this year’s world tables.

The champion won the 27th hundredths of a semifinished race before the 2012 Olympic silver medalist Luguelín Santos From the Dominican Republic.

“I ran it slower than normal and I waited for the opponent to the last corner, and when they wanted to go ahead of me, I accelerated to have to circulate and pay off. I’m glad I won, “said Maslák.

” That time gives me confidence in the European Championship.Two races under 46 seconds of the season are very encouraging, “said a twenty-five-year-old sprinter who will strive for a third European Championship title in two weeks in Belgrade.

The double indoor world champion at IAAF World Indoor Tour won a Thursday in Düsseldorf and was the second in Torun (45.80). The overall triumph of the five-part series earned him a $ 20,000 (half million) bonus and a wild card for the World Championship next year to be held in Birmingham .

The fastest sixty of women in the last seven years have been in Jamaica Elaine Thompson.The double Olympic champion from Rio de Janeiro won in 6.98 seconds and ranked seventh in the history of the tables. In the 60m hurdles race, Brit Andrew Pozzi improved his own world title by winning 7.43 .

Men: > 1. Maslar (CZ) 45.89 , 2.

Santos (House Rep.) 46.16 3. Janezich .)

800 m: 1. Loxsom (USA) 1: 46,13


60 m: 1. Thompson 6.98 2. Evans ) 7.17

400 m: 1. Hejnová (Czech Republic) 51,77 , 2. Nielsen (Brit.) 51,90, 3. Little (USA) 52,11

800 m: 1.Jožwiková (Pol.) 2: 01,12, 3000 m: 1. Obiriova (Kenya) 8: 28,41

: 1. Mártonová (Hungary) 18,97.