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With 49 days till the start of the World Championships in Beijing (22-30 August), everybody who’s anybody in international athletics has set a date...
"I love to compete here in Paris because the audience is great.
"I still have a lot to work on.
"It’s pretty cool to be the US Champion, it’s probably the third hardest event to win after the Olympics and the World Championships.
"It’s always very special to be here.
"Since Rome (9.98) I feel good.
"I have a special connexion with Paris because I have already won here.
"I was happy with the start of my season, the best ever with very good jumps.
"I’ve been doing all the right things this season.
"It’s my first time competing here at the Stade de France, even though I’ve raced in Paris in indoor before.