• Yohan Blake runs Sensational 100m -9.69

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Diamond League Lausanne - The show definitely belonges to Jamaican superstar Yohan Blake. London Olympics Silver medalist crushed the men's 100m field with a sensation time of 9.69 seconds. It is  a new personal record for athlete, second fastest time this year. The 22-year-old, who destroyed Bolt's two year old meet record of 9.82, is now equal second with Tyson Gay on the world All-Time list.
 
"I knew I was fast," said Blake, last year's World champion. "My coach (Glen Mills) told me I could run faster. Today I finally proved it. I have been working for that and it all came together."
 
Results Men's 100m
1 Yohan Blake JAM 9.69
2 Tyson Gay USA 9.83
3 Nesta Carter JAM 9.95
4 Ryan Bailey USA 10.00
5 Jimmy Vicaut FRA 10.02
6 Jaysuma Saidy Ndure NOR 10.13
7 Keston Bledman TRI 10.14
8 Richard Thompson TRI 10.32

Usain Bolt in this competition ran a 200m dash. He cruised to a victory in 19.58, a new meet record. "I am very happy with how things turned out here tonight," said Bolt. "19.58 is a very good time and I am more than satisfied. This season has not always been great but I am thrilled with the way it is finishing."

Dramatic turned out tonight women's 100m race where American Carmelita Jeter beat Jamiacan Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Both sprinters crossed the finish line in 10.86 seconds. After reviewing photo finish, meeting referees credited a victory to Jeter. In london Oympics Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce beat Carmelita Jeter. 
"I always want to win but that was great run," said Jeter."Basically it was an Olympic final - an epic moment. I thought: 'I gotta bring this home." Jetter concluded.
 
Kenyans return to top in 1500m after they failed to medal in London Olympics. Tonight it was Silas Kiplagat who out-kicked everyone in the race crossing to cross the line in 3.32.71. Second place with just 0.08 seconds behind Kiplagat was Mekonnen Gebremedhin from Ethiopia 3.31.86. Although American Mathew Centrowitz had the most speed in the last 100m his tird place and 3.31.96 is a new personal best. London Olympic silver medallist Leonel Manzano finished just in 10th place.
 
Kenyay Pamela Jelimo upset Olympic champion Maria Savinova in women's 800m. This time Jelimo took tactics by sitting behind and then pushed late in the race."I started at the back then I finally released my finishing kick in the home straight and it worked," said Jelimo. "I'm happy with the victory." Jelimo told media. Her winning time was  1:57.59 versus Savinovas 1.58.10.
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