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Olympic stars to launch Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix

London 2012 stars like Mo Farah will line up at the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham this weekend Photo: PA

Some of the world's biggest Olympic stars will today launch the Aviva Grand Prix in Birmingham.

Among those attending will be Double Olympic Champion Mo Farah who is hoping to break Steve Ovett’s 34-year-old British outdoor record of 8min 13.51sec over two miles on Sunday.

The United States' 4x100m Olympic Champion and 100 silver medallist Carmelita Jeter, 100m Olympic Champion Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce; and the American 110m hurdles Olympic Champion Aries Merritt will also be on-hand to open one of the last athletics meets of the outdoor season.

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