14 Jamaicans for Zürich Diamond League tomorrow

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 | 3:36 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Sprinting stars Usain Bolt, Yohan Blake, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and eleven other Jamaican athletes are down to perform at the Diamond League event in Weltklasse, Zürich tomorrow at 1:00 PM.

Rosemarie Whyte will be the sole Jamaican in the women's 400m race, while Leford Green will go up against rivals in the 400m hurdles.

Jamaican quartet of Usain Bolt, Warren Weir, Jason Young and Nickel Ashmeade will compete in the men's 200m race.

Ashmeade is coming off a Diamond League 200m victory over seasoned rival Tyson Gay in Birmingham, England.

Meanwhile, Veronica Campbell-Brown is not slated to run tomorrow, however Fraser-Pryce and Kerron Stewart will contest Americans Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix over 100m.

Aileen Bailey is the only Jamaican female down to compete in the 200m.

Jamaica’s world record men's 4X100m relay team will run out of lane 4 at the meet.



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