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Our man at Crystal Palace

Mark Ashenden
By Mark Ashenden
BBC Sport in London

Usain Bolt celebrates after his victory at Crystal Palace
Bolt starred at the Palace on Friday and Saturday

The World Championships in Berlin are just around the corner and Britain's hottest talent are fighting to get on the plane.

It was the London Grand Prix at Crystal Palace with places still up for grabs with the team announced on Tuesday.

I was keeping an eye on the stars - Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay were in action - as well as speaking to the support staff behind the big names and delving behind the scenes.

Saturday's highlights included Gay and Marlon Devonish in the 200m, Germaine Mason in the high jump, Tirunesh Dibaba in the 5,000m and the top sprinters in the 100m relay.

As well as reporting for the BBC Sport website I was using my phone to text the social networking site Twitter and snapping away for a load of photos for the photo-sharing site Flickr.



see also
Bolt wins London 100m at a canter
24 Jul 09 |  Athletics
Simpson and Farah shine in London
24 Jul 09 |  Athletics
London Grand Prix photos
25 Jul 09 |  Athletics
Williamson gunning for big stage
23 Jul 09 |  Athletics
Athletics on the BBC
21 Apr 11 |  Athletics


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