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Croydon star James Dasaolu runs 10.03 seconds in Switzerland

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CROYDON star James Dasaolu ran 10.03 seconds in the B race at the Diamond League fixture in Lausanne, Switzerland, last weekend. It takes the 27-year-old to second in the United Kingdom this year and puts him in contention for selection at the European Championships in Zurich, having missed the UK Trials due to injury. Following the race in Switzerland, Dasaolu said: "I was pleased – I started well to my season and I'm just happy to my name down on the board. "I didn't have much time analyse the race, it just went pretty well. "After about ten or 20 metres I just had to be myself and just try and relax and not be too tense. "I had to fight for the line. It's a bit hard when you're out by yourself but I gave it my best and I'm just happy with 10.03 seconds. "I was happy to just come along and just show what form I'm in." And on Friday, Dasaolu is set to compete at the Sainbury's Grand Prix up in Glasgow. With the XX Commonwealth Games taking place in the Scottish city just a matter of weeks later, the event will give spectators and athletes the chance to experience competing in the stadium that will host athletics during the Games between July 23 and August 3. Dasaolu said of the Grand Prix: "It's a Diamond League, it's a Commonwealth stadium and it's going be great on home soil. "I can't wait to compete against the rest of the world." The world's only two-day IAAF Diamond League meeting always attracts world class fields and will undoubtedly provide a superb weekend of athletics action. Already confirmed alongside Dasaolu are Mo Farah, Christine Ohuruogu, Greg Rutherford, Yohan Blake, Adam Gemili, Richard Kilty, Jessica Judd and Kim Collins.

Croydon star James Dasaolu runs 10.03 seconds in Switzerland


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