Wariner over Merritt, 43.86 to 44.35, at Gaz de France, Paris, EME News Flash by Alfons Juck, Notes by Larry Eder

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Jeremy Wariner may never admit that the best thing that has happened to him this year was La Shawn Merritt. Wariner getting beat before Beijing seems to have opened Jeremy's eyes that reputation is left with ones' warm up clothes on the side of the track. At the end of the turn, the three hundred meters mark, it comes down to who has got the drive to fight those last hundred meters, that is why we call it track & field...

EME NEWS (JULY 18, 2008) FLASH 3

Wariner world leading 43,86

PARIS (FRA, July 18): Olympic and world winner Jeremy Wariner today evening at Stade de France during fourth leg of AF Golden League clocked new world leading 43.86 to beat clearly his main rival LaShawn Merritt (44.35) and equal so their this years head-to-head score to 2:2. Their next meeting will be at Olympic Games. Wariner still runs the 400 m in Stockholm on July 22 as his last race before Beijing.

used with permission of Alfons Juck, EME News, publisher.

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