31 Aug '12, 5am

Zurich Weltklasse, Despite Rain, Meet Records for Bolt and Blake, by Alfons Juck, note by Larry Eder:

ZURICH (SUI): First group of Diamond Race winners was celebrated at Weltklasse. As new incentive they also won wild cards for 2013 World Championships in Moscow. But if the country already has a wild card holder as gold medalist from Daegu 2011 they can use only one wild card. On the men side Nickel Ashmeade (but Bolt is world champion), Mohamed Aman, Isiah Koech (4 Kenyans will be in Moscow at 5000 m), Javier Culson, Robbie Grabarz (4 Britons in high jump in Moscow possible), Renaud Lavillenie, Christian Taylor (already has WC as Daegu winner), Reese Hoffa (4 Americans in Moscow) and Vitezslav Vesely. On the women side Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (4 Jamaicans in Moscow and Jeter has the WC as Daegu winner that means also 4 Americans), Amantle Montsho, Abeba Aregawi, Dawn Harper (4 US runners in Moscow), Milcah Chemos (4 Kenyans here), Elena Sokolova (4 Russians at Worlds), Va...

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