De Grasse wins 200m to book Diamond League finals spot

Ryan Crouser will be looking to maintain his superb shot put form

In a race billed as the battle of the Olympic champions, 400m medalist in Rio de Janeiro previous year Shaunae Miller-Uibo once again showed why she is the athlete to beat in the single lap event, running a blistering time of 49.80s, more than a second ahead of Americans Natasha Hastings (50.86) and Quenera Hayes (51.08). Nijel Amos of Botswana wins in the time of 1.43.91.

The Canadian sprint sensational smashed the meeting record in Morocco by clocking 20.03 seconds to earn eight points and ensure he will line up for a showdown in Zurich in September.

Miller-Uibo eased to a second victory of the season and set another meeting record with a circuit of 49.80, finishing nearly a second before runner-up Natasha Hastings. A new meeting record and a comfortable victory ahead of a very tough field.

Moroccan rising star Soufiane El-Bakkali claimed the men's 3,000 metres steeplechase in a personal best of 8:05.12.

Jamaica's shot put World Championships bronze medallist O'Dayne "Flintstone" Richards, will try to break the recent dominance of America's Rio champion Ryan Crouser, who will be hunting his 10th-straight victory in the shot put.

Brazil's Braz, meanwhile, failed to record a mark in a men's pole vault competition won by the renascent talent of Poland's surprise 2011 world champion Pawel Wojciechowski, who finished with a best of 5.85m.

He is catching up fast after a delayed start to his season following recovery from last term's traumatic ankle injury on the eve of the Rio Olympics. Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic threw 63.73 to win.

Gayle of the University of Technology, Jamaica, who leapt to 8.00 m in February, will face off with South Africa's Rushwal Samaai, who has a 8.49m jump making him the second best in the world behind his compatriot Luvo Manyonga with 8.65.

Sports reports that Ujah also won the 100m at the Rome and London meetings this year.

The Markham, Ont., native ran the distance in 20.03 seconds.

Ivorian Ben Youssef Meite was second in 10.01, while another Britain, Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, was some way off the pace in third in a time of 10.18.

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