2014 IAAF Diamond League – two weeks to go
There are exactly two weeks to go until the 2014 season of
the IAAF Diamond League gets underway on Friday 9 May in Doha, Qatar.
In 2013, the men’s highlights arguably included (in event order)
Ethiopia’s Mohammed Aman running 800m in 1:42.37 at the Diamond
League final in Brussels, Kenya’s Asbel Kiprop clocking 3:27.72
for 1500m in Monaco, Ukrainian high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko leaping
2.41m in Lausanne and US shot putter Ryan Whiting launching his
implement out to 22.28m at the opening meeting in Doha.
On the women’s side, a selection of the best performances included:
Botswana’s Amantle Montsho speeding to 49.33 over 400m in Monaco,
Sweden’s Abeba Aregawi winning a thrilling 1500m in Doha in 3:56.60,
Doha also saw US long jumper Brittney Reese fly out to 7.25m
while Croatia’s Sandra Perkovic launched her discus out to 68.96m