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Friday, September 7, 2012

Aires Merritt breaks 110m hurdles world record


American Aries Merritt broke the men’s 110m hurdles world record at the Brussels Diamond League today.

The previous record of 12.87 was held by Cuba’s Dayron Robles.
Rank Athlete Nation Result
RT Points Ranking
1 MERRITT Aries USA 12.80 WR 0.145 18 1
2 RICHARDSON Jason USA 13.05
0.147 18 2
3 PARCHMENT Hansle JAM 13.14
0.157 3 4
4 SHUBENKOV Sergey RUS 13.21
0.165 1 5
5 OLIVER David USA 13.21
0.171 5 3
6 FOURIE Lehann RSA 13.24 AR 0.133
7 WILSON Ryan USA 13.26
0.144
8 BRATHWAITE Ryan BAR 13.39
0.156
9 CLARKE Lawrence GBR 13.71
0.148