Prokhorov became the best for lack of leadersOne more gold medal in the World championship on track and field athletics in the Canadian Edmonton the Russian sportsmen have won. In female tournament on heptathlon the victory was gained by the silver medallist of Sydney Elena Prokhorov.
before last day competitions she lost to the main competitor, winter world champion Natalia Sazanovich from Belarus 88 points. However the Russian has bent down at length on 11 centimetres further and has much better thrown a spear. Thus, it left in leaders and in a final kind of the program, run on 800 metres, it presumed to lag behind Sazanovich for 1,6 seconds. However, Prokhorov has made even more, having won running.
it is necessary to notice that two titled sportswomen have not taken part in struggle for awards. The winner of the previous superiority of the world in Seville Frenchwoman Yonis Barber has left struggle after any of its three attempts to throw a kernel has not been included. As to the Olympic champion Denis Lewis from Great Britain she has acted in film from - for pains in the field of a stomach.
“ without Lewis and Barber all became on - to another. For medals instead of a six four struggled only. It became easier, - tells Prokhorov. - I hoped for a medal, but not on gold. The situation has changed after my successful performance in javelin throw. To run 800 metres to me it was much easier, than usually, it was not necessary to give all the best for 150 percent “. We will add that Sazanovich the easy trauma of an anklebone has prevented to run successfully last distance.
1. Elena Prokhorov (Russia) 6694 points
2. Natalia Sazanovich (Belarus) 6539
3. Shelija Barrell (USA) 6472
4. Natalia Roschupkin (Russia) 6294
5. Karin Ertl (Germany) 6283