Yesterday July 15th, at 10am was the hummer throw, the first competition of the day for the Individual Championship at the Lebanese Army Field. Abdallah Shaheen(RRA), the 20 years old who's residing and studying in the US, came to display his talent breaking the Lebanese Record of 52m89, after Afif Boutros who threw 48m46 for the Lebanese Army in 1965. Also, Gretta Taslakian (RRA) clocked 11.88s in the 100m dash, she broke her personal record of 12.01. She's the fist Lebanese woman ever to break the 12seconds barrier. Diala El-Khazen(RRA) surprised everyone in the long jump and jumped 5.06m, an amazing performance for Diala who can progress and improve her performance at this event. She took the 2nd place behind Krystel Saneh (CHA) who scored 5.18m and matched the Lebanese Record for youth category. Congrats!!
Gretta Taslakian is The First Lebanese Woman ever to go under 12 seconds!! Her 4th record this season, 11.88s(1046) in 100m flat, what an amazing come back!! After this amazing performance, she proves one more time that she's the best Lebanese sprinter ever. She also broke the Lebanese record in the 400m: 55.31; and the 60m indoor (twice): 7.63s; the unofficial 300m: 39.58s. Today she'll run the 200m, another record in the Individual Championship?? Congrats Gretta!!