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Sprinters Yohan Blake And Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce For 2012 Adidas Grand Prix

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World Champion Yohan Blake of Jamaica, ranked No. 1 in the world at 100 meters, kicks off a scintillating lineup of superstars expected at the 2012 adidas Grand Prix in a preview of the action later this summer in London. Homestretch tickets for the event, set for June 9, are now on sale and are available for purchase by calling 877-849-8722.

David Rudisha to compete at adidas Grand Prix
World Record-holder David Rudisha, the Track & Field News Male Athlete of the Year in both 2010 and 2011, will make history at the adidas Grand Prix on June 9 when he competes in the United States for the first time. He is the first 800-meter World Record-holder to run in this country since Sebastian Coe won two medals at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.

World, Olympic 100m champs to face off at adidas Grand Prix
Three of the four top women in the world, including the reigning World and Olympic champions, will headline the 100-meter dash at the adidas Grand Prix on June 9. Carmelita Jeter, Kelly-Ann Baptiste and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, ranked No. 1, 3 and 4 in the world for 2011, will do battle in the short sprint, while a resurgent Jeremy Wariner will return to Icahn Stadium to defend his 400-meter title.

First “Dream” athletes unveiled for 2012 adidas Grand Prix
Two-sport sprint star Marvin Bracy and milers Cami Chapus and Edward Cheserek, a trio of the top high-school athletes in the country, will be out to make history at the adidas Grand Prix on June 9. Bracy (Orlando, Fla.), one of the most exciting young American sprinters in years, will be chasing the U.S. high school record at 100 meters (10.01) in the Dream 100, while Chapus (Los Angeles, Calif.) will be trying to break the national record of 4:35.1 in the Girls’ Dream Mile and Edward Cheserek (Newark, N.J.) will be vying to break four minutes int he Boys’ Dream Mile.

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