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26 U.S. athletes open up 2016 Diamond League season in Doha


INDIANAPOLIS -- Led by defending Diamond League champions David Oliver and Christian Taylor, the 2016 IAAF Diamond League kicks off in style at the Diamond League Doha at the Suhaim bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Friday, May 6.


Along with Oliver (Kissimmee, Florida) and Taylor (Fayetteville, Georgia), 2016 IAAF World Indoor medalists Michelle Carter (Ovilla, Texas), Sandi Morris (Greenville, South Carolina) and Erik Kynard (Toledo, Ohio) will perform center stage in Doha Friday, as action begins for 26 USATF athletes at 10:45 a.m. ET.


Live coverage on beIN SPORTS USA begins at 11:55 a.m. ET Friday with a full recap on Friday’s beIN SPORTS XTRA at 10 p.m. ET. On Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on beIN SPORTS XTRA, don’t miss a Diamond League primer with an exclusive interview with Olympic and World champion Taylor, as well as highlights on the future of USATF’s young talent ahead of a busy summer.


Join the conversation with USATF on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using the hashtag #DLDoha.


Time (ET)


USATF Athletes Competing

10:45 a.m.

Pole Vault Women

Sandi Morris, Katie Nageotte, Mary Saxer

10:45 a.m.

Shot Put Women

Tia Brooks, Michelle Carter, Felisha Johnson

11:45 a.m.

High Jump Men

Erik Kynard, Jesse Williams

12:04 p.m.

400m Men

Tony McQuay, LaShawn Merritt, David Verburg

12:15 p.m.

100m Women

Miki Barber, Tori Bowie, Jeneba Tarmoh

12:39 p.m.

400m Hurdles Women

Cassandra Tate, Tiffany Williams

12:50 p.m.

Triple Jump Men

Christian Taylor

12:55 p.m.

Javelin Throw Women

Brittany Borman,

1:09 p.m.

200m Men

Water Dix, Ameer Webb, Isiah Young

1:21 p.m.

800m Women

Molly Ludlow, Chanelle Price

1:34 p.m.

110m Hurdles Men

Spencer Adams, Aries Merritt, David Oliver


Amanda Brooks
Marketing and Communications Manager
USA Track & Field

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