London 2012: What Diamond League Results Could Mean for Olympic Track and Field

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London 2012: What Diamond League Results Could Mean for Olympic Track and Field
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Belgium's Jonathan Borlee won the 400-meter dash in Monaco.

The Diamond League, the premier series of meets featuring the world’s greatest track and field athletes, made its final stop prior to the Olympics on Friday in Monaco.

With the meet being the last major event prior to the 2012 London Games, where track and field competition begins Aug. 3, it came as no surprise that many of the world’s best showed up for their final preparatory meet in advance of their most important competition in four years.

While the results of Olympic competition could be very different than how they stacked up in the Diamond League, the results from Monaco are a good measuring stick of what the top Olympic contenders who competed could be capable of in London.

In the following slides, I highlighted the most eight most meaningful results from Friday’s event.

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