Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Main News

Kerley vs Gatlin vs De Grasse at Ostrava Golden Spike

Justin Gatlin, Andre De Grasse, and Fred Kerley will face off in the men’s 100m at the Ostrava Golden Spike and you can watch live stream online.

OSTRAVA, CZECH REPUBLIC – Three sub-10 seconds sprinters will line up in the men’s 100m when Justin Gatlin, Andre De Grasse, and Fred Kerley face-off at the Ostrava Golden Spike. The meeting which is slated for Wednesday, May 19 is a World Athletics Continental Tour Gold level event.

World 100m champion from 2017 Gatlin will target a third sub-10 seconds clocking this season when he steps into the starting blocks in Ostrava. The American who twice ran 9.98s this year, will be looking to win the Golden Spike 100m title for the first time since 2018.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Olympic 100m bronze medallist De Grasse of Canada who posted 9.99s in Gainesville, FL, last month, is slowly working his way back to full fitness and he knows that a good performance on Wednesday would certainly provide a boost to his confidence.

Ready to battle with the 100m specialist is American versatile 400m specialist Fred Kerley, who enters this clash with the fastest time among the starters with his personal best of 9.91s, achieved in Miami, FL, last month.

Kerley To Double At Ostrava Golden Spike

Kerley, who will be targeting a 200/400 double at the U.S. Olympic Trials in June, is using the 100m to work on his speed as he seeks to break 44-seconds for the 400m and 19-seconds for the 200m.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The 26-year-old is also slated to double up in the short sprints on Wednesday, as he is set to return for the 200m as well where he will battle against fellow countryman Kenny Bednarek.

Bednarek, who owns a personal best of 19.80s, is coming off a 19.94s performance for second place at the USATF Golden Games on May 9, and he’s expected to provide the strongest competition to Kerley, who has a personal best of 20.24s, set earlier this year.

Canadian Aaron Brown who owns a personal best of 19.95s will also start in the 200m, and has a season-best of 20.26.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Written By

Gary Smith is one of the leading writers for He has over 10 years of running experience, as well as eight-years of coaching while covering several events, from the international to college level. Smith, who has covered events for publications such as Caribbean Net News, Cayman Net News, AFP and Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC), is also a frequent contributor of and

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


Main News

Jamaican sprintER Elaine Thompson-Herah has been named the AIPS Best Female Athlete of 2021. Robert Lewandowski won the AIPS male award.

Main News

Results and report as Christine Mboma and Fred Kerley won the women's and men's 200m titles at the 2021 Kip Keino Classic on Saturday.

Main News

Here are the complete results from the two-day 2021 Prefontaine Classic - Diamond League meeting here at Hayward Field on Aug. 20-21.

Main News

Andre De Grasse, Trayvon Bromell and Justin Gatlin are among the men confirmed for the 100m at the 2021 Prefontaine Classic - Diamond League.