Diamond League Finale #1 - Weltklasse Zürich - Is Thursday And Should Be Special *Start Lists / Viewing Info (2-4pm ET)
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Valerie Adams' World-Leading Indoor PR (20.98) Wins 2013 DL Title For Her The shot put was held a day early in the train station.
*Adams' Victory Was Her 41st Straight Win
*Shot Put Results
Track And Field Fans Rejoice
LRC An Incredible Women's 5,000m: Dibaba Vs. Defar For $50,000 (And Simpson Vs. Huddle For AR) The matchup track and field fans have been waiting for all year is actually going to take place Thursday in Zürich: World 5,000m champion Meseret Defar vs. Tirunesh Dibaba. In 2006, Defar upset Dibaba and cost her $125,000. This year the $40,000 DL event bonus is on the line. Also in the race is American World Champ silver medallist Jenny Simpson and American record holder Molly Huddle. Will Huddle's AR go down?
*Defar Ready For Clash With Dibaba, Says Ethiopia Could Have Swept Moscow Medals Had They Been Allowed To Double
LRC Jenny Simpson's Coach Mark Wetmore: "It's not a record attempt by any means. Just get in the race and respond to what's presented to her." LRC talked to coach Wetmore about the Zürich 5,000m, the Brussels 1,500m, 2014, Jenny's future in the steeplechase and whether Wetmore is actually surprised Simpson is a 1,500m runner.