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Super Meet in Kawasaki 2010 - Top Results (updated with video)

by Brett Larner



On what will no doubt be one of the last summery days of the season, the 2010 Super Meet in Kawasaki took place under sunny skies on Sept. 19. Many of the major international stars including high jumper Blanka Vlasic (Croatia) and sprinter Christophe Lemaitre (France) duly picked up late-season wins, while all but two of the top Japanese entrants fell short of 1st. A summary of the results:

2010 Super Meet in Kawasaki - Top Results
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Women's 800 m
1. Elena Kofanova (Russia) - 2:00.46
2. Tetiana Petliuk (Ukraine) - 2:01.01
3. Ruriko Kubo (Team Deodeo) - 2:03.09

Men's 400 m
1. Nery Brenes (Costa Rica) - 46.14
2. Sean Wroe (Australia) - 46.27
3. Yusuke Ishitsuka (Team Mizuno) - 46.30

Men's 100 m
1. Christophe Lemaitre (France) - 10.26
2. Wallace Spearmon (U.S.A.) - 10.47
3. Ramil Guliyev (Azerbaijan) - 10.50

Women's 100 m
1. Tianna Madison (U.S.A.) - 11.32
2. Chisato Fukushima (Hokkaido HiTec AC) - 11.48
3. Gloria Asumnu (U.S.A.) - 11.50

Men's 400 mH
1. Bershawn Jackson (U.S.A.) - 49.87
2. Felix Sanchez (Dominican Rep.) - 50.53
3. Takayuki Kishimoto (Hosei Univ.) - 50.59

Women's 400 mH
1. Ieva Zunda (Latvia) - 56.67
2. Sayaka Aoki (Team Natureal) - 57.61
3. Yuka Nomura (Kirameki AC) - 58.16

Men's 110 mH
1. Dwight Thomas (Jamaica) - 13.46
2. Ryan Wilson (U.S.A.) - 13.48
3. Yuto Aoki (Messias AC) - 13.81

Women's 100 mH
1. Danielle Carruthers (U.S.A.) - 13.14
2. Asuka Terada (Hokkaido HiTec AC) - 13.24
3. Vonette Dixon (Jamaica) - 13.37

Men's High Jump
1. Hiromi Takahari (Team Hitachi ICT) - 2.24 m
2. Donald Thomas (Bahamas) - 2.24 m
3. Victor Ninov (Bulgaria) - 2.21 m

Women's High Jump
1. Blanka Vlasic (Croatia) - 1.97 m
2. Irina Gordeeva (Russia) - 1.95 m
3. Levern Spencer (St. Lucia) - 1.89 m

Men's Pole Vault
1. Hiroki Sasase (Waseda Univ.) - 5.50 m
2. Mark Hollis (U.S.A.) - 5.40 m
3. Hiroki Ogita (Team Mizuno) - 5.40 m

Men's Javelin
1. Tero Pitkamaki (Finland) - 83.12 m
2. Yukifumi Murakami (Suzuki Hamamatsu AC) - 82.52 m
3. Teemu Wirkkala (Finland) - 76.85 m

Men's Shot Put
1. Scott Martin (Australia) - 18.72 m
2. Marco Fortes (Portugal) - 18.63 m
3. Yohei Murakawa (Suzuki Hamamatsu AC) - 17.40 m

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