PARIS (SportingAlert) — Saturday’s IAAF Diamond League Track Meet in Paris see a host of Olympic and world champions on show in the IAAF Paris Diamond League.
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In some of the highlighted events on the night, a tight cutthroat competition will be in the women’s 100m hurdles.
Dawn Harper Nelson from USA and Sally Pearson of Australia will battle with home favorite Cindy Billaud from France.
Cindy is currently enjoying her season and has recored a time of 12.66.
Javier Culson from Puerto Rico has setup another meeting with American and World silver medallist Michael Tinsley in the 400m men’s hurdles.
Their previous meeting on Thursday resulted into a 0.08 time difference in favor of Javier Culson.
Pierre-Ambroise Bosse, a local hero in 800m men’s event will be up against Nijel Amos of Botswana.
Amos, a former IAAF World Junior Championships, is the London Olympic silver medalist.
Hellen Obiri, a Kenyan, will be battling it out with Abeba Aregawi from Sweden in the 1500m women’s race.
The main target in 5000m men’s race will be running below the 13 minutes mark. Yenew Alamirew from Ethiopia will be the main focus in this event due to his familiarity with Stade de France.
It is at this venue that he made his personal best time of 12:48.77.
Other events will include 3000m women’s steeplechase, 110m men’s hurdles, and men’s javelin. 100m men’s will wrap up the events of the day. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix and Tori Bowie are also on the schedule to compete in the women’s 200m.