Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix 2008 Preview

Dohar, Qatar will host some of the track and field's biggest stars at the Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix 2008.

The meet in Qatar takes place Friday, May 9, featuring American Jeremy Wariner, Natasha Hastings, Lolo Jones, Allyson Felix, Jamaican sprinter Sheri-Ann Brooks, outdoor High Jump champion Blanka Vlasic of Croatia.

Wariner will bypass his specialty event and focus on his speed in the 200-meters. Felix is scheduled to take on Brooks in the 100-meters. Look for a good match up in the 400 between Allyson Felix and upcoming star Natasha Hastings. who has been running quite well.

World record holder Asafa Powell had previously committed to the meet before announcing he would be sidelined for two months with a pectoral injury.

The meet can be seen on WCSN.com. For more information go to http://www.wcsn.com/.

By Jay Hicks, a.k.a. Track Evangelist.

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