• Gatlin to Compete in 200m in Prefontaine Classic

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Twice for doping banned and this season's so far fastest 100m man, Jastin Gatlin, will run the 200m at  Eugene Diamond League meet 'Prefontaine Classic' on May 30.


The 33-year-old Gatlin, who set world leading and personal best mark of 9.74 seconds in 100m Doha on May 15 will go against last year's 200m Diamond Race winner Alonso Edawards.

 Other  top stars announced for Eugene's men's 200m are Jamaican sprint stars Nickel Ashmeade, the 2012  Diamond Trophy winner , Rasheed Dwyer, the Commonwealth Games champion and Julian Forte. 

Curtis Mitchell the world championships bronze medalist from the US, Femi Ogunode double Asian Games champion in 100m and 200m and South Africa's Anaso Jobodwana, Olympic Games finalist and 2013 world university games champion, will also contest in 200m on May 30 in Eugene.

Men’s 200 Meters Start List Eugene Diamond League 2015 PB
Justin Gatlin (USA) 19.68  
Alonso Edward (Panama) 19.81  
Nickel Ashmeade (Jamaica) 19.85  
Curtis Mitchell (USA) 19.97  
Rasheed Dwyer (Jamaica) 19.98  
Femi Ogunode (Qatar) 20.06  
Anaso Jobodwana (South Africa) 20.06  
Julian Forte (Jamaica) 20.19

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