Posted: 23 May 2008 | Channels: Sport

Gay and Powell's Pre-Olympic Showdown Announced at the Aviva UK Athletics Summer Season Launch

Exclusive announcement at today’s launch of this year’s London Grand Prix in July - one of sports most eagerly anticipated clashes – a pre-Olympic showdown between two of the world’s biggest athletics stars, Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell. Also at the launch is one of the world’s greatest athletes, Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbaeva who today joins some of Britain’s top Olympic stars, including Marlon Devonish and Nicola Sanders, to officially launch the 2008 U.K. Athletics summer season. This has been hailed as the strongest Grand Prix line-up ever seen in the U.K.