+-
Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's (Credit: Getty Images)

Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Adidas Grand Prix

Tyson Gay, Oscar Pistorius and other track and field runners compete in the Adidas Grand Prix on Randall's Island.

Ethiopia's Fantu Magiso wins the women's 800 meters
(Credit: AP)

Ethiopia's Fantu Magiso wins the women's 800 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

Bernard Lagat waves at the crowd after winning
(Credit: AP)

Bernard Lagat waves at the crowd after winning the men's 1,500 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

Oscar Pistorius reacts as his time in the
(Credit: AP)

Oscar Pistorius reacts as his time in the men's 400 meters is announced at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Bernard Lagat, second from right, leads the pack
(Credit: AP)

Bernard Lagat, second from right, leads the pack to victory in the men's 1,500 meter race at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

Lugeulin Santos, left, wins the men's 400 meters
(Credit: AP)

Lugeulin Santos, left, wins the men's 400 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

Oscar Pistorius begins the men's 400 meters at
(Credit: AP)

Oscar Pistorius begins the men's 400 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

David Rudisha, of Kenya, gestures after winning the
(Credit: AP)

David Rudisha, of Kenya, gestures after winning the men's 800 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

David Rudisha, right, of Kenya, wins the men's
(Credit: AP)

David Rudisha, right, of Kenya, wins the men's 800 meters at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet. (June 9, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Goldie Sayers of Britian competes in the women's
(Credit: Getty Images)

Goldie Sayers of Britian competes in the women's javelin competition at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix. (June 9, 2012)

Asdis Hjalmsdottir of Iceland competes in the women's
(Credit: Getty Images)

Asdis Hjalmsdottir of Iceland competes in the women's javelin competition at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix. (June 9, 2012)

Rachel Yurkovich of the US competes in the
(Credit: Getty Images)

Rachel Yurkovich of the US competes in the women's javelin at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix. (June 9, 2012)

T'Erea Brown, left, crosses the finish line ahead
(Credit: AP)

T'Erea Brown, left, crosses the finish line ahead of and Kallese Spencer and Queen Harrison during the women's 400-meter hurdle at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

T'Erea Brown crosses the finish line ahead of
(Credit: AP)

T'Erea Brown crosses the finish line ahead of and Kallese Spencer and Queen Harrison during the women's 400-meter hurdle at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
T'Erea Brown, left, and Kallese Spencer clear their
(Credit: AP)

T'Erea Brown, left, and Kallese Spencer clear their hurdles during the women's 400-meter hurdles competioon at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

T'Erea Brown, left, crosses the finish line ahead
(Credit: AP)

T'Erea Brown, left, crosses the finish line ahead of and Kallese Spencer and Queen Harrison, right, during the women's 400-meter hurdle at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

Sunette Viljoen of the Republic of South Africa
(Credit: Getty Images)

Sunette Viljoen of the Republic of South Africa competes in the Women's Javelin at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Sunette Viljoen of the Republic of South Africa
(Credit: Getty Images)

Sunette Viljoen of the Republic of South Africa competes in the Women's Javelin at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic competes in
(Credit: Getty Images)

Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic competes in the Women's Javelin at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Frank Yennifer Casanas of Spain throws during the
(Credit: Getty Images)

Frank Yennifer Casanas of Spain throws during the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Vikas Gowda of India throws during the Men's
(Credit: Getty Images)

Vikas Gowda of India throws during the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Lawrence Okoye of Great Britian throws during the
(Credit: Getty Images)

Lawrence Okoye of Great Britian throws during the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Lawrence Okoye of Great Britian throws during the
(Credit: Getty Images)

Lawrence Okoye of Great Britian throws during the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's
(Credit: Getty Images)

Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISE HERE
Tyson Gay crosses the finish line ahead of
(Credit: AP)

Tyson Gay crosses the finish line ahead of the pack during the 100-meter B race at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

Tyson Gay, second from right, crosses the finish
(Credit: AP)

Tyson Gay, second from right, crosses the finish line ahead of the pack during the 100-meter B race at the Adidas Grand Prix track and field meet on Randall's Island. (June 9, 2012)

Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's
(Credit: Getty Images)

Jorge Fernandez of Cuba competes in the Men's Discus at the 2012 Adidas Grand Prix race. (June 9, 2012)

Subscribe to Newsday’s sports newsletter for stories, photos and videos about your favorite New York teams plus national sports news and events.

Comments

Newsday.com now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.