2019 Diamond League Diary: Coleman in Birmingham DL 100m


Coleman_Christian1c-Pre19.JPGChristian Coleman, photo by PhotoRun.net

The fastest male 100m sprinter of 2019 is Christian Coleman. Coleman is building towards Doha with fast times (9.81) and big races: Shanghai, (18 May 2019, 9.86, 2nd), Oslo-Bislett (13 June 2019, 9.85, 1rst), Pre in Exile (Palo Alto), (30 June 2019, 9.81 WL, 1rst), USATF Champs (25 July 2019, H4, 10.29, Irst), USATF Champs (SF2, 9.96, 1rst), USATF Champs (F, 9.99, 1rst). Last year, when I asked Maurice Greene, 97,99, 2001 WC 100m, and 2000 and 2004 Olympian, about Mr. Coleman, Maurice noted, " if he makes a few small changes, he can go under 9.7"!

Coleman in Birmingham DL 100 m


Christian Coleman, Nike Pre Presser, photo by PhotoRun.net
BIRMINGHAM (GBR): Currently Worlds fastest man in the 100 m Christian Coleman will compete over 100m in the Birmingham Diamond League on 18 August, informs organisers. Coleman will face Commonwealth champion Akani Simbine from South Africa, former world champion Yohan Blake from Jamaica, Olympic bronze medallist Andre de Grasse from Canada and Olympic 200m fourth-placer Adam Gemili.

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