Zaripova and Chicherova prove Olympic class in Stockholm Diamond League
Zaripova completed the 3,000-meter steeplechase in an impressive 9 minutes and 5.02 seconds – setting the fastest time of the season and beating the meeting's previous record.
Anna Chicherova was also victorious in the Swedish capital, winning the women's high jump with a height of two meters – only five centimeters lower than her gold medal-winning leap in London.
US Olympic champion Sanya Richards-Ross didn't disappoint in the women's 400 meter dash. The American beat UK runner Christine Ohuruogu in the final meters of the heat, with a time of 49.89 seconds.
American Dawn Harper took top honors in the 100-meter hurdles. The Olympic silver medalist clocked a winning time of 12.65 seconds.
Anna Chicherova (RIA Novosti/Anton Denisov)