No victory for Caster Semenya (RSA) in the Women’s 800m race. The reigning World Champion finished in 1:58.61 which means a season’s best for her, but it was only good enough for third place. The victory went to Halima Hachlaf in 1:58.27 (2011 World Lead Time) in front of Mariya Savinova (RUS) who ran a Season’s best in 1:58.44.
With a Season’s best of 13.12, Aries Merrit (USA) ran to victory in the Men’s 110m hurdles. With 13.15, runner-up Dwight Thomas set a new Jamaican National record. Third placed Joel Brown (USA) made it to the finish line in 13.20 and achieved a personal best.