Elaine Thompson to Face Schippers In 200m Today
Jamaica’s double-Olympic sprint champion Elaine Thompson will face rivals Dafne Schippers, Shaunae Miller-Uibo, and Marie-Josee Ta Lou over 200-metres today at the Zurich Diamond League.
The event takes place at the Letzigrund Stadium at 1:34 pm (local time) and will be her final 200m of the track season.
Decent winnings are at stake for Thompson as the winner at the final of each Diamond Discipline earns the title “IAAF Diamond League Champion” and receives a Diamond Trophy, plus USD 50,000 prize money.
FINALS – Prize Money
Asafa Powell will also be in action in the men’s 100m event which will also feature the American athlete Justin Gatlin.
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