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Gay sets to race in Kawasaki before clashing with Powell again

By Gary Smith, World-Track

KAWASAKI, Japan ——

Tyson Gay is scheduled to run another 100 metres before clashing again in the event with former world record holder Asafa Powell.

Gay, who set a new American record of 9.69seconds when winning the dash at the Shanghai IAAF Golden Grand Prix on Sunday, is down to compete at the Kawasaki Super Meet in Japan on Wednesday, two days before running at the Daegu Pre-Championship Athletics Meeting.

In Kawasaki, Gay is slated to face fellow American World Championships teammate Rae Edwards, Mark Jelks, also from the United States, as well as Japan’s pair of Masashi Eriguchi and Naoki Tsukahara.

In Shanghai on Sunday, Gay totally out-classed Powell to win the 100m easily on his way to improving his previous American best of 9.71seconds.

The pair will meet again in Daegu, a meeting that will likely close out the season for the two sprinters who both were hit with injuries this season.

Gay was dethroned of his world sprint titles last month after Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt set a world record to win both the 100m and 200m at the Berlin championships.

At the same meeting, Powell claimed his second world bronze medal, before anchoring Jamaica home to gold in the 4x100m.

Put together by a member of the World-Track and Field Website team members. This is usually done by an in house member with able assistance from someone or an agency reporting from outside.

2 Comments

2 Comments

  1. speedy

    September 22, 2009 at 1:03 am

    now when is surgery going to be done,gay seem to be enjoying himself now.

  2. tony

    September 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm

    maybe because nothing is wrong with him , he just need an excuse in case he get his ass whipped.

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