23 JUL 2014 Report Eugene, USA

Report: women's heptathlon shot put – IAAF World Junior Championships, Oregon 2014

Great Britain’s Morgan Lake continued her strong streak in the heptathlon’s third event, putting up a 14.17m shot put in the first round to win her second event and add 805 points to her total.

Austria’s Verena Preiner at 13.65m and the USA’s Shaina Burns at 13.59m had the next best marks.

Lake holds the lead with 2901 points after three events.

Cuba’s world junior champion Yorgelis Rodriguez reached 13.16m picked up 738 points to move into second overall, with a total of 2694 points. Nadine Visser of the Netherlands fell back to third with 2686 points, having scored only 706 with her 12.68m mark.

Parker Morse for the IAAF

Heptathlon Results

POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK
1 Morgan Lake GBRGBR 14.17
2 Verena Preiner AUTAUT 13.65
3 Shaina Burns USAUSA 13.59
4 Yorgelis Rodríguez CUBCUB 13.16
5 Emma Stenlöf SWESWE 12.79
POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK
1 Elizaveta Kolokolchikova RUSRUS 12.66
2 Casidhe Simmons AUSAUS 12.58
3 Birgit Schönfelder AUTAUT 12.31
4 Louisa Grauvogel GERGER 12.12
5 Kristella Jurkatamm ESTEST 12.05

Previous Champion

Competitor Nat Date
Yorgelis Rodríguez CUB CUB 13 JUL 2012
Competitor Mark Nat Venue Date
Carolina Klüft 6470 SWE SWE Kingston, JAM 20 JUL 2002