Justin Gatlin will face strong opponents at Ostrava Golden Spike
Gatlin will face strong opponents at Ostrava Golden Spike

ST. GEORGES, Grenada – World 100m champions Justin Gatlin and Tori Bowie are the headline names for Saturday’s Grenada Invitational.

Gatlin, winner of the men’s 100m in London, is down to run his first short sprint this season at Kirani James Stadium. He has so far ran a 150m in South Africa and the 4x100m relay last weekend.

Americans Mike Rodgers, Isiah Young and Chris Belcher, along with Andrew Fisher, who runs for Bahrain, are Gatlin’s biggest rivals.

On the women’s side, Tori Bowie, who like Gatlin, won in London, will take on the 100m.

Several other American and Caribbean athletes are down to take part in the 2nd edition of the meet

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