The two Azzurri advance with 16.99 and 16.88, the seventh and ninth measure among the qualified: Pichardo apart (17.71). the others are not far away. Fausto Desalu promoted with the fourth time among the 24 semifinalists of the 200
Two out of three: the magic moment of Italian athletics continues. Andrea Dallavalle and Emanuel Ihemeje are in the final of the triple: their 16.99 (-0.4) and 16.88 (-0.7) are worth the seventh and ninth place among the twelve promoted. For the 21-year-old from Piacenza also a 16.59 and then the possibility of giving up the last attempt, for the Bergamasco of Nigerian origins and resident in the United States a null and a 16.28. Unfortunate Tobia Bocchi who, with 16.78 (-0.1) is the first of the excluded, just 5 cm from the last qualified, the expected Hugues Zango, the record holder of the indoor world standard bearer of Burkina Faso. At the top, confident and decisive, the Portuguese and Pedro Pichardo with 17.71. Then, far away, the Turkish Necati Er with 17.13. The final on Thursday (at 4 am Italian) is very open.
Fausto Desalu, contrary to usual, does not have a good corner, but then at the entrance to the straight he finds himself and, pushing to enter among the three who win direct promotion to tonight’s semifinals, closes in 20 “29, seasonal staff, fourth career time, 16/100 from staff. For him the fourth time of the morning. Nothing to do for Antonio Infantino, fifth in his battery in 20 ”90 (-0.7) and 34th overall. The best is the American Ken Bednarek (20 ”01), but also the compatriots Noah Lyles (20” 18) and baby Erriyon Knighton (a very easy 20 ”55).
3 August – 05:23
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