"Lord, I don't ask that I should win, but please, please don't let me finish behind Akabusi."
Birmingham DiamondThere was an excellent day's athletics at Birmingham on Sunday 24 August with the Diamond League followed by the IPC Disability Grand Prix. Stuart was there as accredited media and was also able to lead two athlete Bible Studies - one on Saturday evening and one on Sunday morning.
A near full house added to the occasion
Martin Bateman of Enigma Sports was also there taking these excellent photos:
Kaliese Spencer won the Women's 400m hurdles
Mercy Cherono won the 2 miles
Look at the effort Michelle Carter puts into this shot put
World Champion Christine Ohuruogu acknowledges the crowd before winning the 400 metres
Something amused Zane Robertson!
Good to see Oxford's Hannah England in the race - I will earn some money!
It wasn't quite Greg Rutherford's day
Kerron Stewart won the 100 metres
Dawn Harper-Nelson won the 100 hurdles
Dawn seemed happy with her win!
Stef Reid jumps...
Gemma Prescott in the club throw