BBC Sport - Diamond League: Asafa Powell runs 100m in 9.81 seconds

Powell runs 2015's second-fastest 100m

Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell runs the second-fastest 100m of the year to win at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Powell, 32, ran a season's best 9.81 seconds to beat France's Jimmy Vicaut, who equalled the European record of 9.86.

American Justin Gatlin has run the fastest time of the year in 9.74 seconds.

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Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell ran the second fastest 100m of the year to win the Diamond League meeting in Paris.

Powell ran a season's best 9.81 seconds to beat France's Jimmy Vicaut, who equalled the European record of 9.86.

The 32-year-old Powell beat the 9.84 he ran in June's Jamaican national trials.

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