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Powell, Gay Might Race At Prefontaine Classic

  • By Matt Fitzgerald
  • Published Jun. 2, 2009
  • Updated Jun. 2, 2009 at 1:28 PM UTC

Jamaica’s Asafa Powell is already committed to running the 100 meters in Eugene on Sunday. Gay is reportedly considering it.

It’s an odd dance that world-class sprinters do: Continuously thinking and talking about their rivals and trying to intimidate them through their performances but generally avoiding racing one another head-to-head until they absolutely have to (e.g. in a World Championships final). So track and field fans feel they have received a surprise gift whenever medal-caliber sprinters square off in other circumstances, as it appears Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay might do at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon, on Sunday.

For More: Gay and Powell could meet in Oregon 100 meters

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Matt Fitzgerald

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