Stars at the Diamond League

Last Weekend's PUMA Running Highlights

June 7, 2023

Last Weekend's PUMA Running Highlights

June 7, 2023

It’s time for another PUMA Athlete athletics round up! Last weekend, our PUMA Athletes took part in competitions across the globe – including the third meeting of the Diamond League circuit in Florence, Italy. Read on to find out which athletes made it onto the podium. πŸ₯‡πŸ₯ˆπŸ₯‰

JuVaughn Harrison

Larissa Iapichino

The Diamond League

The annual Diamond League consists of 14 track and field competitions across the globe. This weekend, our PUMA athletes competed in Florence, Italy in the third series of the league – with athletes securing important medals.


πŸ₯‡ JuVaughn Harrison (USA) – High Jump – 2.32m

πŸ₯‡ Andy Diaz (CUB) – Triple Jump – 17.75m (+0.9)

πŸ₯‡ Larissa Iapichino (ITA) – Long Jump – 6.79m (0.7)


πŸ₯ˆ Tina Sutej (SLO) – Pole Vault – 4.71m

πŸ₯ˆ Jason Joseph (SUI) – 110m Hurdles – 13.10 (-0.2) and a national record

πŸ₯ˆ Sanghyeok Woo (KOR) – High Jump – 2.30m


πŸ₯‰ Nina Kennedy (AUS) – Pole Vault – 4.61m

πŸ₯‰ Lazaro Martinez (CUB) – Triple Jump – 17.15m

πŸ₯‰ Luis Enriques Sayas (CUB) – High Jump – 2.27m

Andy Diaz

Sanghyeok Woo

The FBK Games

Our PUMA Athletes continued to impress at the FBK Games: an annual track and field competition in The Netherlands as part of the IAAF World Challenge Meetings (International Association of Athletics Federations).

πŸ₯‡ Mondo Duplantis (SWE) achieved a World Lead (highest result of the current season) with his pole vault jump of 6.11m…

πŸ₯ˆ …while Kurtis Marshall (AUS) achieved second place with a pole vault jump of 5.81m.

πŸ₯‡ Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR) won high jump with a height of 2m.

πŸ₯‰ Ditaji Kambundji (SUI) achieved bronze in 100m hurdles with a time of 12.78s.

Music City Track Carnival

πŸ₯‡ KC Lightfoot (USA) – Pole Vault – 6.07m – and national record with an improvement on the previous record by 2cm!

πŸ₯‡ Natalliah Whyte (JAM) – 200m – 22.39 (+1.2) – and personal best

πŸ₯‡ Andrennete Knight (JAM) – 400m hurdles – 54.20

Racers Grand Prix

πŸ₯‡ Charokee Young (JAM) – 400m – 51.11

πŸ₯‡ Shaniecka Ricketts (JAM) – Triple Jump – 14.35m (-1.5)

πŸ₯‡ Shericka Jackson (JAM) – 100m – 10.78 (+1.6)

Portland Track Festival

The PUMA Elite Running group entered the Portland Track Festival with big success.

πŸ₯‡ Taylor Werner (USA) – 5000m – 15:03.13 – and personal best

πŸ₯‡ Amon Kemboi (KEN) – 1500m – 3:34.12 – and personal best

πŸ₯ˆ Natosha Rogers (USA) – 5000m – 15:10.17

Other Winners Include…

πŸ₯‡ Leyanis Perez (CUB) – Triple Jump – 14.65m (+1.3) at Meeting Di Lucca

πŸ₯‡ Piotr Lisek (POL) – Pole Vault – 5.82m at Orlen Janusz Kusocinski Memorial

πŸ₯‡ Mikel Vidal (CUB) – Long Jump – 7.92m (+1.0) at Meeting Di Lucca

πŸ₯‡ Luis Zayas (CUB) – High Jump – 2.31m and personal best at Atletica 2000 Meeting

πŸ₯‡ Pal Haugen Lillefosse (NOR) – Pole Vault – 5.72m at Trond Mohn Games

πŸ₯‡ Hector Santos (ESP) – Long Jump – 8.01m (+1.2) at Trofeo de Atletismo Ciudad de Salamanca

πŸ₯‡ Wilhem Belocian (FRA) – 110m Hurdles – 13.24 (+0.4) at Montreuil International Meeting

πŸ₯‡ Topi Raitanen (FIN) – 3000m Steeple Chase – 8:24.77 and personal best at Trond Mohn Games

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