No big surprises on a hot race day in Almaty, as Ahmet Arslan (TUR) won his 12th trophy in the men’s final in 3m 53s.
Zhanna Mamazhanova (KAZ) could also connect to last year’s great performance and finished the women’s class strongly in a best time of 5m 02s.
Starters from 15 different nations gave their best in Almaty, where the top three times in the relay class were all achieved by Kazakh teams.
- 15 nationalities – most non-Kazakh runners coming from USA
- 379 participants
- 65 women
- 18 teams
- 250 men
- Oldest – 77 years
- Youngest – 16 years