Luguelín comes fifth in his debut in Diamond League 2014
Luguelín comes fifth in his debut in Diamond League 2014

The Dominican sprinter Luguelín Santos was not his best debut this Friday at the start of Diamond League 2014 held in Doha , Qatar to get fifth in the 400 meter dash.

Santos was a time of 44.94 in the first stage of the competition, which includes 14 athletic meetings in Asia , Middle East , USA and Europe, bringing together up to 8 million dollars in prizes.

The promising young athlete, which was chosen as Athlete of the Year 2013 by the Dominican Olympic Committee ( COD), had overcome six days ago in the "Jamaica International Invitational 2014"his rivals Lashawn Merrit, Youseff Al- Masrahl and Tony Mcquay, who crossed the finish line first, second, and fourth, respectively.

Merrit United States won the race to be first with a clock of 44.44 seconds, followed by Saudi Arabia Ahmed Masrahi clocking 44.77 , finished third Pavel Maslak of Czech Republic 44.79 and Mcquay from U.S. with a time of 44.92.

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