2014 Memorial Van Damme - Brussels Diamond League Track and Field

September 05, 2014
Brussels, Belgium
World Athletics:

Felix overcame a torn hamstring from 2013 Worlds and a slow early season start to run a 22.02-second world leading victory in the Brussels 200.


“One of the movies I watch before I go out and run is Forrest Gump because all he does is: when he runs, he goes. I think that’s my mentality when I go out on the track: just go."


Talking about Usain Bolt, Gatlin said, "It is not just one lane on the track. I don't want to go out there and lay down when Usain Bolt takes the stage. I will go out there and push him. ... The world wants to see a good rivalry."


" In 2014, with no one else to turn to, track and field needed Justin Gatlin. That doesn't mean that they had to like it."

LRC Taoufik Makhloufi AND Silas Kiplagat Celebrate Early as Makhloufi Wins DL Finale, Does He Silence His Critics?

Kiprop, Kiplagat and Souleiman all had $40,000 reasons to win this one but Makhloufi was your winner. Galen Rupp PRd and was in the the thick of it with 200m to go, but didn't have the wheels the last 200m. *Video highlights added

LRC Brenda Martinez Holds off Lynsey Sharp & Eunice Sum in 1:58.84 to Notch 2nd Career DL Win

Brenda Martinez got the huge win and Ajee Wilson likely will end 2014 as the world leader at 800. 

LRC Justin Gatlin Runs 9.77/19.71 to Pull Off Greatest Single-Day 100/200 Double in History

Justin Gatlin had the fastest 100, 200 same day double ever as he crushed the competition in Brussels. *Video of both races.

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