EUGENE, ORE. – Lashawn Merritt made a statement by winning the men’s 400m, while Brenda Martinez ran the second fastest time in the world in the women’s 800m on the second day of the Nike Prefontaine Classic Saturday. Held at historic Hayward Field, the Nike Perfontaine Classic is the fourth stop for the Diamond League and fourth stop in the Outdoor USATF Championship Series.

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