The Diamond League has concluded

Bolt closes the season with an excellent 9.80.


The 37th edition of the Memorial Van Damme qas held in Brussels, the 2013 edition of the ultimate test Diamond League.  Usain Bolt gave to the 50,000 spectators at the stadium Baldwin yet another great show, ending their season running the 100m in 9.80, at the end of a race that saw five athletes finish below 10 ". In official races, however, great performance for the Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, fresh world champion, who clocked the new meeting record in the 100m, with a time of 10.72. Two other records of the meeting were made: French Renaud Lavilleine in the triple jump with the measurement of 5.96 m, the Kenyan Milcah Chemosh in the 3000 steeplechase ran in 9:15:06. One of the most exciting races had as its star the nineteen year old Mohammed Aman: the Ethiopian distance runner ran the 800m in 1:42:37, seasonal best time, the best performance personal and national record. In the other races on the program, to emphasize the success of the Jamaican Warren Weir, silver at the World Championships in Moscow, with a time of 19.87; Ethiopian Yenew Alamirew in the 5000m with a time of 12:58.75, the American Dawn Harper in the 100 obstacles, with a time of 12:48. Excellent performance by Italian director Matteo Galvan, who finished third in the 400m realizing a personal record of 45.35. Brussels celebrated with sixteen winners of the Diamond League: Ryan Whiting (shot put), Renaud Lavillenie (pole vault), Teddy Tamgho (triple jump), Vitezslav Vesely (javelin), Javier Culson (400m hurdles), Warren Weir (200m), Mohammed Aman (800m), Yenew Alamirew (5000m); Caterine Ibarguen (triple jump), Sandra Perkovic (discus), Svetlana Shkolina (high jump), Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (100m), Milcah Chemosh (3000m steeplechase), Amantle Motsho (400m), Dawn Harper-Nelson (100 hurdles), Aregawi Ababa (1500m).