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Doucoure wins 110 hurdles at Lille Metropole

Doucoure wins 110 hurdles at Lille Metropole

Former world champion Ladji Doucoure of France won the 110-meter hurdles at the Lille Metropole track meet on Tuesday, narrowly edging out Damien Broothaerts of Belgium at the line.
Doucoure, the 2005 world champ and this year's European indoor champ, won in 13.62, with Broothaerts finishing in 13.67 and Samuel Coco-Viloin of France taking third in 13.71.
The Lille Metropole is a warmup for Friday's Golden League meet in Oslo.
Also, Brendan Christian of Antigua and Barbuda won the men's 200 in 20.33, edging Stephane Buckland of Mauritius in a photo finish. Brian Dzingai of Zimbabwe was third in 20.65.
In the 400, Gary Kikaya of Congo won in 45:30, French runner Leslie Djhone finished second in 45.47, and Australian Sean Wroe was third in 45.76.
In women's events, Vida Anim of Ghana won the 100 in 11.32, Britain's Emily Freeman was second in 11.42, and Natalya Murinovich of Russia third in 11.47.
Cindy Billaud of France won the 100 hurdles in 12.97, with Fabiana Dos Santos of Brazil second in 13.26.
Freeman finished on the podium again when she won the 200 in confident style, clocking 22.79, comfortably ahead of French runner Muriel Hurtis-Houairi in 23.37. Joice Maduaka of Britain was third in 23.43.
Ethiopian runner Meskerem Assefa won the 3,000 in 8 minutes, 46.37 seconds, barely ahead of countrywoman Sule Utura, who crossed the line in 8:46.52. Ines Chenonge of Kenya was third in 8:48.09.


Updated : 2021-02-28 18:33 GMT+08:00