2011, Rome, Italy, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, Felix (USA) easily wins the Women’s 400m, in 49.81 seconds, her second straight Diamond League win. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com). Felix ran to a world-leading time 49.82 in her first event of the day, the women’s 400m. Felix ran a smooth quarter and extended a lead of several meters over the rest of the field to take the win over Amantle Montsho of Botswana, with American Francena McCorory in third in 50.70. In Sanya Richards-Ross’ first Diamond League appearance, she finished fifth in a season best 50.98.
2011, Shanghai, China, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, Carmelita Jeter (USA) showed great speed, but it was’t enough to catch Veronica Campbell-Brown (JAM), winning the 100m in 10.92. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com).
2011, Doha, Qatar, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League
2011, Doha, Qatar, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, as the Diamond starts this season, Felix (USA) is forced to work for it against Amantle Montsho (BOT), winning by .08 seconds. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)
(Reuters) – Three-times world 200 champion Allyson Felix will run over 400 metres on Friday in the opening Diamond League meeting of the season while she considers whether to double at the Daegu world championships this year. click here to read complete story
Allyson Felix (Santa Clarita, Calif.) was one of 11 athletes to turn in world-leading performances at the Samsung Diamond League track meet in Qatar. Felix won the 400m in 50.33 seconds. Other world-leading efforts for this year turned in by U.S. athletes at the meet included Walter Dix (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.), 200m; Kellie Wells (Richmond, Va.), 100m hurdles; Funmi Jimoh (Stafford, Texas), long jump; and Lashauntea Moore (Akron, Ohio), 200m. (courtesy teamusa.org)
Kellie Wells leads Americans in hurdles – from Universal Sports
2011, Doha, Qatar, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, in nearly an all American field, Wells gets the win at 12.58 seconds, winning by .06, and Lolo Jones finished 3rd. (Watch the full event at UniversalSports.com)
- Felix holds off Montsho to win Doha 400 meters (sports.espn.go.com)
- Felix sets year’s best in first Diamond League meeting (reuters.com)
- Felix heads Diamond League opener (news.bbc.co.uk)
- Broadcast Schedule: Track & Field (cbc.ca)