Assafa Powell, Tyson Gay Set to Square off in London


World 100m record holder, Asafa Powell, is set to take on world champion , Tyson Gay, at the Aviva London Grand Prix on July 25-26 at Crystal Palace three weeks before the Olympic 100m final on August 16. UK Athletics officials praised the “strongest grand prix line-up ever seen in the UK” as the 10th year of the sport’s partnership with the Aviva Group was launched.

Assafa says he’s looking forward to the meet:



Gay, for his part, is respectful of his oponent:




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