Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP)

Olympic vice-champion Melina Robert-Michon did not shine on Sunday at the Birmingham Diamond League meeting, finishing ninth and penultimate (57.67m) in a contest won by Cuba's Yaimé Perez (64.87 m).

The 40-year-old Frenchwoman, who returned to the competition this year after a break in 2018 due to maternity, remained very far from her best performance of the season, 62.41m, which was successful at Sotteville on July 16th, and did not is not reassured to a little more than a month of the Worlds of Doha (September 27 - October 6).

The holder of the French record (66.73 m), very far in the standings (11th tie with 1 point), will have one last opportunity to win one of the 8 tickets to the final of the Diamond League ( September 6 in Brussels) with the meeting in Paris on August 24 at the Charléty stadium.

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