• AFP-Jiji


Italy’s Olympic 100-meter champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs trumped American rival Christian Coleman for 60m gold on the second day of the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade on Saturday, while Yaroslava Mahuchikh claimed a memorable high jump title for war-ravaged Ukraine.

Jacobs had been a surprise winner of track’s blue-ribbon event at last summer’s Tokyo Games, where he also won gold as part of Italy’s 4×100 relay quartet.

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