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Yohan Blake booked for Doha
2013-03-04 11:43:36 | (0 Comments)
World 100m champion Yohan Blake.
World 100m champion Yohan Blake has been confirmed for the Samsung Diamond League opener in Doha, Qatar on Friday, May 10.
Blake, who won silver medals in the 100m and 200m at last year's Olympic Games before running the third leg in Jamaica's 4x100m relay world record run, is the first international track and field star to commit to the meet.
Doha, will once again act as the curtain raiser for the 14-meet Samsung Diamond League series.
Blake is the second fastest athlete in history in both the 100m and 200m with times of 9.69 (tied with Tyson Gay) and 19.26 respectively.
2013 Samsung Diamond League Calendar
Doha, QAT 10 May
Shanghai, CHN 18 May
New York, USA 25 May
Eugene, USA 1 Jun
Rome, ITA 6 Jun
Oslo, NOR 13 Jun
Birmingham, GBR 30 Jun
Lausanne, SUI 4 Jul
Paris, FRA 6 Jul
Monaco, MON 19 Jul
London, GBR 27 Jul
Stockholm, SWE 22 Aug
Zόrich, SUI 29 Aug
Brussels, BEL 6 Sep
Source: The Gleaner/Power 106 News
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