Thursday, 24 August 2017

Zurich Diamond League: Live Updates!

Highlight today will be the race between Mo Farah (left) and Muktar

THURSDAY 10.14pm: It's Diamond League Final Day! 16 Diamond Trophies are up for grabs in Zurich this evening as the world's best athletes go head to head at Weltklasse. Keep up with all the build-up, action and reaction here.

The highlight of the day will be the 5000m, where British athletics legend Mo Farah takes on his IAAF World Championship conquerer Ethiopian Muktar Edris. It is Farah's final track race before moving on to the roads and longer distances. 

The finalists will be competing for a share of $100,000 in prize money in each of the 16 events held in Zurich, with the winners of each final awarded $50,000.

Qualification for the Zurich final was according to the series’ new system through which the best competitors of the IAAF Diamond League season qualify for the event finals.  

How they finished in London:
1. Mukhtar Edris (ETH) 13min 32.79sec
2. Mohamed Farah (GBR) 13:33.22
3. Paul Chelimo (USA) 13:33.30
4. Yomif Kejelcha (ETH) 13:33.51
5. Selemon Barega (ETH) 13:35.34
6. Mohammed Ahmed (CAN) 13:35.43
7. Aron Kifle (ERI) 13:36.91
8. Andrew Butchart (GBR) 13:38.73



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