Powell takes 100m title in Oslo Diamond League

16:15, June 05, 2010      

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Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell won the men's 100m title in wind-aided 9.72 seconds Friday at the Diamond League here.

Richard Thompson of Trinidad and Tobago finished second in 9.90 and Churandy Martina took third in 9.92 in a wind measuring 2.1 meters per second.

David Lekuta Rudisha of Kenya took the men's 800m in one minute 42.04 seconds ahead of Abubaker Kaki from Sudan on 1:42.23 and Polish Marcin Lewandowski finished third in 1:44.56. Another Kenyan runner Asbel Kiprop, Kenya triumphed in the mile competition in 3:49.56.

Spaniard Manuel Olmedo clinched the 1500m in 3:36.98 ahead of fellow countryman Alvaro Rodrmguez and Frenchman Yoann Kowal was third.

Imane Merga and Tariku Bekele had a one-two finish in the 5000m for Ethiopia.

Kerron Clement beat fellow American Bershawn Jackson to win the 400m hurdles in 48.12.

Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie captured the pole vault in 5.80 meters.

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