Reebok Grand Prix-Best Ever, Tyson Gay runs 19.58! by Larry Eder


Event by event analysis tomorrow morning before the plane, but here is the real deal: In front of 11,000 paying fans, the second largest professional track meet in the U.S. gave the fans a real life track & field experience. Consider the following:

* Tirunesh Dibaba, gold medalist at 5,000m and 10,000 meter looses at 5,000m in world leading 14:35 to Linet Masai!

*Christin Wurth Thomas' run to the lead in the 1,500 m with six hundred meters to go, her amazing win in 4:03.96!

*Mike Rodgers wins 100m over Asafa Powell in 9.94!

* Micah Kogo holds off Bernard Lagat in 13:02.93 for 5,000m, with a four minute last mile!

* Carmelita Jeter runs 10.85 for 100 meters, beating Muna Lee and Veronica Campbell Brown!

* Leonel Manzano runs a come from behind, gutty 1,500 meters, wins in a world leading 3:34.13!

* Anna Willard, the steeplechaser, wins the 800 meters in 1:59.23!

* And Tyson Gay, who has not run a 200 meters since summer, runs a blazing 19.58, leading the world, and setting his own personal best. Wallace Spearmon broke 20.00 and was .4 back!

More details to come!

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