INDIANAPOLIS - Allyson Felix and Jeremy Wariner claimed victory in the women's and men's 400m, respectively, while David Oliver equaled the meet record in the men's 110m hurdles Saturday at the at the Aviva London Grand Prix, part of the Samsung Diamond League.
Allsyon Felix completed her double this afternoon, winning the women's 400m in 50.79. Felix battled European champion Tatyana Firova and World Indoor champ Debbie Dunn down the final straight, but was able to hold them off as Firova took second in 50.84 and Dunn finished third in 50.89.
In the men's 400m, after a sluggish first half, Jeremy Wariner powered home in a finishing kick reminiscent of seasons past when no one could catch him. Today no one could catch him. Wariner won the race in 44.67, holding off current world leader Jermaine Ganzales (JAM) who took second in 44.80.
David Oliver kept his hot streak alive, winning the men's 110m hurdles in 13.06, equaling the meet record. It was Oliver's fifth straight Diamond League victory.
On his last throw of the competition, Reese Hoffa let loose with a heave of 21.44m/70-4.25 to win the men's shot put. 2008 Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski (POL) was the runner-up with 21.20m/69-6.75 and reigning World Indoor and Outdoor champion Christian Cantwell, the current Diamond points leader, suffered his first loss in 20 competitions, finishing third with 20.78m/68-2.25.
Marshevet Myers won the women's 100m in 11.01, edging out Carmelita Jeter, finished as the runner-up in 11.06. For Jeter, this was just her second defeat of the year in the 100m.
Elsewhere, World Outdoor champion Dwight Phillips won the men's long jump with a leap of 8.18m/26-10, while USA Outdoor champion Jesse Williams took second in the men's high jump with a best clearance of 2.27m/7-5.25. Leo Manzano set a personal best in the men's mile with his third-place finish in 3:50.64.
For complete results from the Aviva London Grand Prix, visit http://www.diamondleague-london.com/en/Home/.