Seven months after tearing her achilles tendon, world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson believes she will be ready to contend for a medal at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games.
World leader Trayvon Bromell heads the 100m line-up while Malaika Mihambo will continue her Wanda Diamond League tour when the series moves on to the Muller British Grand Prix in Gateshead on 13 July.
Sixty-five athletes have been nominated for selection to represent Great Britain & Northern Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next month.
With the IAAF Diamond League finals just weeks away, the women’s 100m hurdles at Birmingham’s Muller Grand Prix on Sunday (18) will be one of the most intriguing events of the meeting.
World, Olympic and European heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam will take on world indoor pentathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham on Sunday 18 August, the next stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.
Overnight leaders Katarina Johnson-Thompson and Damian Warner held on to their pole positions at the 45th Hypomeeting in Götzis on Sunday (26), winning at the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting with world-leading scores of 6813 and 8711 respectively.
Rain was predicted for the 45th Hypo Meeting in Götzis, and the weather held until the early afternoon. But there was lightning on the track at the Mösle Stadium as Canadian Damian Warner ran the fastest 100m ever seen in a decathlon, and as the weather worsened, Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s talent shone through the clouds.
World indoor and European indoor champion Katarina Johnson Thompson and world silver medallist Carolin Schäfer are the star names of the heptathlon at the 45th Hypomeeting as the IAAF Combined Events Challenge makes its short journey from Lana, Italy on to the hallowed ground of Götzis, Austria for the competition on 25-26 May.
Defending Hypomeeting decathlon champion Damian Warner and 2014 heptathlon winner Katarina Johnson-Thompson will return to the IAAF Combined Events Challenge meeting in Götzis on 25-26 May.