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• Diamond League introduces new scoring system for 2016 season

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The organizers of the IAAF Diamond League series have changed the scoring format.

 
 

Different from previous years this  when only top three places would score in this year's format top six finishers in each meet will get points. 

1st place: 10 DR points
2nd place: 6 DR points
3rd place: 4 DR points
4th place: 3 DR points
5th place: 2 DR points
6th place: 1 DR point

Points will be doubled at the Diamond League finals, in Zürich and in Brussels. 

Such system by allowing more athletes to engage in the battle for the Diamond Trophy and cash prizes will make the competition more exciting and more competetive. 

 

2016 Diamond League Schedule

MEETING COUNTRY    DATE
Doha  QAT 06th May 2016
Shanghai  CHN 14th May 2016
Rabat MAR 22nd May 2016
Eugene  USA 28th May 2016
Rome  ITA 02nd June 2016
Birmingham  GBR 05th June 2016
Oslo  NOR 09th June 2016
Stockholm SWE 16th June 2016
Monaco MON 15th July 2016
London (2 Days)    GBR 22nd/23rd July 2016
Lausanne SUI 25th August 2016
Paris  FRA 27th August 2016
Zurich  SUI 01st September 2016
Brussels  BEL 09th September 2016    



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