Gay, Powell to face off in London

Jul 04, 2012, 09:13 IST | AFP

Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell will step up their preparations for the Olympics with a showdown at the London Grand Prix Diamond League meeting later this month, it was confirmed yesterday

The second and third fastest men of all time will take to the track at Crystal Palace on July 13-14 less than one month before a potential meeting in the 100m final at the Olympics.


Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

American star Gay won the US trials last week in a respectable 9.86 seconds, while Powell, the former world record holder finished third behind Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt in the Jamaican trials.

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