Hoffa seventh in shot put at Aviva Grand Prix

In Birmingham, England, Lakeside High School graduate Reese Hoffa finished seventh in the shot put at today's Aviva Grand Prix Diamond League meet.

Hoffa, who also starred at the University of Georgia, had a throw of 65 feet, 11 inches. Canadian Dylan Armstrong won the competition with a toss of 70 feet, 81 inches.

Asafa Powell overcame a tentative start to win the 100 meters in 9.91 seconds, adding to his confidence going into the world championships next month.

He was delayed by a false start and then a faulty start before striding to victory ahead of fellow Jamaicans Nesta Carter and Michael Frater.