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Dylan Armstrong wins at Doha Diamond League

DOHA, QATAR – Kamloops, BC’s Dylan Armstrong finished first today in Doha, Qatar at the 2011 Diamond League Opener.  The reigning Commonwealth Games champ placed first with a throw of 21.38-metres in the men’s shot put earning him 4 points and the early lead in the race to the Diamond.

Americans Reese Hoffa and Ryan Whiting placed second and third respectively with throws of 21.27 and 21.23-metres.

The next scheduled shot put competition as part of the Diamond League is set for May 26 in Rome, Italy.

Elmore places 9th in the 1500m

Malindi Elmore of Kelowna, BC finished 9th in the women’s 1500-metres clocking in at 4:11.79. Winning the race, and setting a new World Leading time of 4:03.00 was Anna Mishchenko of Ukraine.  Second went to Kenya’s Irene Jelagat in 4:04.89 and Siham Hilali of Morocco finished third in 4:05.18.

CBC Broadcast tomorrow

CBC will broadcast and stream action from the Doha Diamond League tomorrow, Saturday May 7, from 14:00-16:00ET.

More on the Diamond League

Each Diamond League discipline is contested in 7 of 14 Diamond League competitions where the top 3 finishers (per discipline/per competition) receive points.  In the final competition points are doubled. The winner at the end of the diamond race will be named the season’s top athlete and receives a diamond trophy and cash prize of $40,000 USD.


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