World Champions Line up for Shanghai DL

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The organizers of the 2014 Shanghai Diamond League meeting revealed nine Moscow world championships gold medalists and four Olympic champions that will compete on May  18 at the second stage of the Diamond League series in China.

The three time world champion in 100m, 200m 4x100m Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will compete in women's 200m race.  Fraser-Pryce also won the 60m dash at the World indoor championships on March 8 in Sopot Poland. 

World champions David Oliver and Jehue Gordon will headline men's 110m hurdle and 400m hurdles respectively.

World outdoor and indoor 800m champion Ethiopian, Mohamed Aman, and Abeba Aregawi who won world 1500m titles indoors and outdoors, will top the middle distance events.

Throwing event superstars, Sandra Perkovic and  David Storl, who took top spots in the Moscow last summer are set to compete in discus and shot put respectively.

Other Moscow winners on the Shanghai roster are the women’s 3000m steeplechase champion, Milcah Chemos, and men’s pole vaulter Raphael Holzdeppe, while triple jumper Christian Taylor is one of four London 2012 champions in the glowing line-up.

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