WACO, TX – Trayvon Bromell will race from lane five, with Asafa Powell going from lane six in heat 9 of the men’s 200m at the Michael Johnson Invitational – hosted by the Baylor University on Saturday (23).
The American lead his head-to-head series with the Jamaican 2-0.
This will be the first meeting between the two sprint stars since the 60m final at the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Portland 2016 in March when Bromell beat Powell for the gold.
Bromell and Powell also met in the final of the IAAF World Outdoor Championships in Beijing, last summer where the American raced to share the bronze medal with Canadian Andre De Grasse.
Powell, an Olympic gold medallist with the Jamaican team in 2008, has dipped below the 20-seconds barrier for the 200m twice in his career and has a personal best of 19.90 secs, set 10-years-ago in Kingston, Jamaica.
The 33-year-old has also ran 19.97 secs over the distant.
Meanwhile, Bromell, the world junior 100m record holder, owns a personal best of 20.03 secs over the half lap event.
Also listed to race in the men’s 200m at the Clyde Hart Track and Field Stadium are Americans Ryan Bailey and Joe Morris who will go from lane 8 and lane 4, respectively.
The starting time for the 200m races is 7:40 PM CT.