The fastest 100m of the year!

The last leg of the Diamond League in Brussels was memorable, thanks to an amazing Justin Gatlin on Mondo track.

9 sept. 2014

Concluded in Brussels with the Memorial Van Damme, the 2014 edition of the IAAF Diamond League. The absolute star of the evening was Justin Gatlin:  on Mondotrack at the King Baudouin Stadium, the American sprinter won both the 100m race and the 200m, creating two extraordinary performances. Gatlin ran the 100m in 9"77, best performance of the year and his best time ever; in the 200m, courses only 50 minutes after the conclusion of the race the 100m, won by dominating opponents with a time of 19"71.

In the other matches played on the Mondo track, stand the best performance of the year in the 3000m steeplechase, recorded by Kenyan Jairus Kipchoge Birech with a time of 7'58"41; the excellent performance of Sanya Richards in the 400m (49 "99) and Allison Felix in the 200m (22"02); confirmation of the French Martinot-Lagarde in the 110 hurdles (13"08).

With the Belgian stage were assigned the final edition 2014 Diamond League, 100m, Justin Gatlin (USA); 110 hurdles, Pascal Martinot-Lagarde (Fra); 1500m, Silas Kiplagat (Ken); 3000m steeplechase, Jairus Kipchoge Birech (Ken); high, Mutaz It Barshim (Qat); auction, Renaud Lavillenie (Fra); long jump, Jeff Henderson (USA); discus, Piotr Malachowski (Pol); women's 200m, Allison Felix (USA); women's 400m, Novlene Williams-Mills (Giam); women's 800m, Jepkoech Eunice Sum (Ken);  women's 3000M, Mercy Cherono (Ken); women's 400m hurdles, Kaliese Spencer (Giam);  women's shot put, Valerie Adams (Nz);women's triple women, Caterine Ibarguen (Col); women's javelin, Barbora Spatakova (WCC).