Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schippers to Clash On Saturday

 A star-studded 200m race  will be the  main feature of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in  Eugene, Oregon on Saturday (May 27).

The Prefontaine Classic represents the third stop  of the  2017 Diamond  League series and will  feature  Jamaica’s Elaine  Thompson and her main rival  – 2015  world champion Dafne  Schippers of  the  Netherlands.

Other athletes participating in the event include – 2012 Olympic 200m champion Allyson Felix, Shaune Miller of  the Bahamas and Jenna  Prandini of the United States.

The 200m event  be contested  in the afternoon.


The women’s  100  metres  will include two-time Olympic  200 metres  champion Veronica  Campbell-Brown  and  Simone  Facey.

Related Post: Thompson Easily Wins 100m Diamond League Sprint in China

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