5.09 and 5.04 by Kiromal Katibin


30 June 2022

In the Villar Speed qualification, Kiromal Katibin from Indonesia set two World Records. In his first run, he did 5.09 and then 5.04 in his second race, video. Runner-up was Long Cao from China with 5.22. Besides the several World Records in 2022, the level has been pushed significantly and 5.58 was the cut to make it to the Top-16 finals tomorrow. In total, 41 males did below six seconds in the Vilar qualifications. Complete results

In the Speed World Cup in Villars in 2018, the fastest time was 5.80 and 6.55 was enough to make it to the Top-16 finals. If we exclude the Russians from the 2018 events, 6.79 would have been Top-16.

Among the females, Di Niu from China won the qualification with 6.91 and 7.78 was good enough to make it to the Top-16 finals. In Vilars 2018, 7.98 was the fastest time in the female qualification and 9.01 was needed to make it to the Top-16 finals.

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