Former world 100m record holder Asafa Powell was second in the men’s 100m at Friday’s (5 May 2017) Doha Diamond League meeting.

Powell crossed the line in 10.08 seconds, a season best, behind South African Akani Simbine, 9.99secs.

American Justin Gatlin finished 4th in 10.14 and Canadian Andre De Grasse, firth in 10.21.

100 Metres – Men Wind: -1.2 m/s Pts
1 Simbine , Akani RSA 9.99 8
2 Powell , Asafa JAM 10.08 7
3 Ogunode , Femi QAT 10.13 6
4 Gatlin , Justin USA 10.14 5
5 De Grasse , Andre CAN 10.21 4
6 Meité , Ben Youssef CIV 10.21 3
7 Baker , Ronnie USA 10.24 2
8 Collins , Kim SKN 10.33 1

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.


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