Taylor takes Budapest crown
Freshly crowned Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor of the United States secured another victory on Monday with a jump of 17.30m at a meeting in Budapest.
Taylor, who registered a 17.81m jump in the Olympic final in London, had tasted success at a Diamond League event in Stockholm on Friday with an attempt measuring 17.11m.
Of the other Olympic medallists present in the Hungarian capital, America's Jason Richardson, a silver-medallist in the 110m hurdles in London, won his race in 13.15sec.
Richardson's compatriot Sanya-Richards-Ross, the Olympic champion over 400m, decided to line up in the 200m but still romped home in a time of 22.70sec.
Home favourite Krisztian Pars, meanwhile, followed up his Olympic hammer gold medal by triumphing with a throw measured at 79.74m.
Kenyan's Timothy Kitum, who claimed bronze in the 800m, struggled to victory over the same distance in a time of 1min 45.39sec.
1. Mario Forsythe (JAM) 20.33sec
2. Darvis Patton (USA) 20.34
3. Maurice Mitchell (USA) 20.68
1. Timothy Kitum (KEN) 1min 45:39sec
2. Kiplagat Meli (KEN) 1:45:41
3. Job Knyor (KEN) 1:45:98
1. Jason Richardson (USA) 13.15sec
2. Andrew Riley (JAM) 13.39
3. Ryan Wilson (USA) 13.42
1. Konstantinos Baniotis (GRE) 2.24m
2. Michal Kabelka (SVK) 2.24m
3. Yaroslav Rybakov (RUS) 2.24m
1. Christian Taylor (USA) 17.30m
2. Sheryf El-Sheryf (UKR) 16.98m
3. Aleksei Tsapik (BLR) 16.41m
1. Kriztian Pars (HUN) 79.74m
2. Sergey Litvinov (RUS) 77.97m
3. Lukas Melich (CZE) 76.65m
1. Sanya Richards-Ross (USA) 22.70sec
2. Aleen Bailey (JAM) 23.02
3. Lauryn Williams (USA) 23.09
1. Shericka Williams (USA) 50.34sec
2. Libania Grenot (ITA) 50.35
3. Natalia Pyhyda (UKR) 51.30
1. Michelle Carter (USA) 18.84m
2. Cleopatra Borel (TRI) 18.58m
3. Natalia Mikhnevich (BLR) 18.48m