Ethiopia’s Muktar Edris sped to his second consecutive Diamond Race victory of 2016 at the Prefontaine Classic IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on Saturday.
The 2015 world championships silver medallist Ihab Abdelrahman of Egypt set a meeting and stadium record of 87.37m with his final throw to win the men’s javelin.
Abdelrahman equalled the world-lead set by Germany’s Thomas Rohler in Ostrava eight days ago.
Kenya’s Julius Yego, the gold medallist from Beijing 2015, settled for the second position with a best mark of 84.68m while Rohler finished third with 82.53m.
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