Pre Classic 100 m
EUGENE (USA): An all-star line-up has been assembled for the men’s 100m at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene on 28 May, informs organisers. Seven of the eight sprinters boast lifetime bests under the 10 second-mark led by American record-holder Tyson Gay (9.69) and former world record-holders Asafa Powell (9.72) and Justin Gatlin (9.74). The line-up also includes Mike Rodgers (9.85), in-form Femi Ogunode (9.91), world 100m bronze medallist Andre de Grasse (9.92) and leading Chinese sprinter Su Bingtian (9.99). The only sprinter in the field without a wind-legal sub-10 second is Ameer Webb (10.03) but the 25-year-old ran a slightly wind-aided 9.90 at the Mt. SAC Relays and won the 200m at the Doha Diamond League in a 19.85 PB.