LIVE UPDATES: London Diamond League

LIVE UPDATES: London Diamond League
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Before the start



Men's 400m Hurdles: 9:03 AM ET (14:03 local)


Kyron McMaster took the early lead, but in the end the other K-ron in the field, Olympic champ Kerron Clement, pulled through on the home stretch to take the W -- his second consecutive DL win of the season after some less-than-stellar openers.


Men's 200m: 9:13 AM ET (14:13 local)


Your US champ Ameer Webb had the lead on the bend and didn't give it up, despite a late charge from US 400m champ Fred Kerley who outleaned the rest to take 2nd in his DL debut.


Men's 110m Hurdles Heats: 9:22 AM ET (14:22 local)


In H1, hometown favorite David Omoregie takes the surprise win in a blanket finish as he leads the auto-qualifiers along with Milan Trajkovic and USA's Jarret Eaton.



The second heat contained our entire U.S. Worlds team, and all but national champ Aleec Harris auto-Q'd for the final. Looks like Harris will just miss out on the final time qualifier spot unfortunately.


Women's 100m: Heats 7:35 AM ET (12:35 local), Final 9:40 AM ET (14:40 local)


The American Morolake Akinosun took an impressive early lead for the first 50m, but in the end the much-anticipated matchup between Dafne Schippers and Elaine Thompson more than lived up to the hype as Elaine Thompson pulled away to win and Schippers took 2nd, as both broke 11 despite a negative wind. And if that wasn't enough, Thompson revealed in the post-race interview that she ran the race in flats due to injury concerns!



Women's 400m: 9:49 AM ET (14:49 local)


There were some questions about Allyson Felix's 400 fitness ahead of this race, but she proved that there's no worries as Felix blazed to a 49.6 World Lead, winning by more than half a second ahead of an American 1-2-3 sweep! The 400m hurdler Shamier Little also came home with a big PB in 3rd.


Men's 800m: 9:58 AM ET (14:58 local)


Emmanuel Korir wasn't listed on the start lists, so it looks like the much-anticipated matchup between him and Brazier may have to wait until Worlds. There were a lot of storylines in this race, and in the end it was Nijel Amos and Donavan Brazier who were the only ones to take the hot early sub-50 pace. In the end, the top 4 all proved their fitness as Amos ran a world lead, Brazier got his second-ever career 1:43 since the '16 NCAA final, Kiprop showed his speed, and Erik Sowinski extended his 1:44 streak to 2 following a second-best-ever performance at TrackTown NY.


Men's 100m: 10:07 AM ET (15:07 local)


This event is a non-DL final, but CJ Ujah likely impressed the British selectors with a win over a stacked domestic field. Also, Kim Collins continues to struggle following his 9.93 last year at 40 years old, but he still gets an SB here of 10.20.


Women's 100m Hurdles: Heats 8:24 AM ET (13:24 local), Final 10:17am ET (15:17 local)


Keni Harrison was hungry for the WR, but unfortunately a few clipped hurdles at the beginning put that just out of reach. The big surprise was the Australian Sally Pearson taking 2nd and scaring for the win, splitting her fastest time ever since the 2012 Olympic final. There were six Americans in this nine-person final, but only four finished as Castlin and Stowers were both DNFs with a fall. Stowers looked like she could have been injured with her fall, but she walked off the track by herself which is a good sign.


Men's 110m Hurdles: Heats 9:22 AM ET (14:22 local), Final 10:28am ET (15:28 local)


Four of the top Americans, minus Aleec Harris, were in this final, and in the end Aries Merritt came out on top as he looks to be finally back to his world-beating ways with a 13.09 in 0.0 wind.


Women's Mile: 10:38 AM ET (15:38 local)


Laura Muir asked for a 2:08 through 800m in this women's mile. British record is 4:17.57 by Zola Budd, will it go down?


They get out hot in a 2:07, and Muir is right on the pacer's tail. She leads all the way to the final home stretch, but then Hellen Obiri finally starts her kick and blitzes to a 4:16.56 Kenyan mile record!


It's a very fast race as five women, including American Jenny Simpson, break 4:20! Muir is just off the national record, but she's got to be happy coming home with a PB. Simpson's mile beats out Shannon Rowbury's mark for the 2nd-fastest American of all time, just behind Mary Slaney.

Men's 3000m: 10:48 AM ET (15:48 local)


This race looks just about set for Farah to win, though there's some top U.S. talent not far behind. Andy Butchart wasn't going to make it easy for him though, as he strings out the race and did a lot of leading in the latter stages of the race.

In the end, the pace was no trouble for Farah as he unleashed his patented kick to close in 55.3 to win his last London DL title, in what must have been a thrilling end for the hometown fans. The time wasn't super fast, so no huge American surprises in the back. Hassan Mead takes top American honors in 7:38.51. 


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