Top athletes in Doha for the season-opening race

The athletics track season officially begins in Qatar during the season-opening IAAF Diamond League meeting in Doha on Friday.

Top athletes are already in the city as they eye a good start of the season, which will culminate in the Olympic Games in Rio.

Among those in Doha for the meet include 2015 high jump world champion Derek Drouin  from Canada, American world indoor shot put champion  Michelle Carter and star collection of Ethiopian and Kenyan athletes, including three time world 1500M champion Asbel Kiprop who is looking for good preparations ahead of his second Olympic title attempt  in Brazil.