The second Final of the 2011 Samsung Diamond League takes place on Friday 16 September at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme inBrussels, Belgium, where the remaining 16 Diamond Race Trophies and Prize Money will be distributed.
During the first Final at the Weltklasse Zürich last Thursday (8), the winners of the season long Diamond Race in 16 event disciplines were decided, and in the Belgian capital this Friday battle will be joined for the remaining 16 Diamond Race titles.
Each of the 32 overall event winners in the Samsung Diamond League receives a spectacular Diamond Race Trophy and US$40,000 in cash, a prize which acknowledges athletes’ season long consistency across the 14 meeting series which began in May.
Click here for Provisional Entry List, Timetable and Diamond Race Standings
Points per event discipline at each meeting:
1st place - 4 points (Final: 8 points)
2nd place - 2 points (Final: 4 points)
3rd place - 1 point (Final: 2 points)
In case of equality on points, the number of victories decides, if there still is a tie, the better result at the Final decides. For an athlete to win a Diamond Race and its associated prize, and/or to be ranked in the final points standings, he / she must compete in the final (Zürich or Brussels) of their event discipline.
Samsung Diamond League - 2011
Doha QAT - Fri 6 May
Shanghai CHN - Sun 15 May
Rome ITA - Thu 26 May
Eugene USA - Sat 4 Jun
Oslo NOR - Thu 9 Jun
New York USA - Sat 11 Jun
Lausanne SUI - Thu 30 Jun
Paris FRA - Fri 8 Jul
Birmingham GBR - Sun 10 Jul
Monaco MON - Fri 22 Jul
Stockholm SWE - Fri 29 Jul
London GBR - Fri 5/ Sat 6 Aug
Zurich SUI -Thu 8 Sep
Brussels BEL - Fri 16 Sep