World indoor high jump medallists Robbie Grabarz and Erik Kynard are the first stars to be added to the start list for the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Birmingham on 18 February, the fifth IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting of 2017.
Organisers for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on 5 June have announced a superb high jump field, including Canada’s world champion Derek Drouin, Italy’s world indoor champion Gianmarco Tamberi and British star Robbie Grabarz.
Tiffany Porter, Holly Bleasdale, Jenny Meadows and Shara Proctor have all confirmed that they will compete at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow International Match on 25 January.
Despite the weather oscillating around 20 degrees Celsius on Tuesday morning, Bohdan Bondarenko seemed to feel the cold as he was dressing in a baggy long-sleeved T-shirt and tights, as well as his Ukrainian vest, during the High Jump qualifying rounds.
US sprinter Carmelita Jeter will take on Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a re-run of the London 2012 Olympic Games 100m final at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Shanghai on 18 May, the meeting organisers announced on Sunday (5).
Another clean sweep of Olympic medallists will grace this year’s Prefontaine Classic, part of the Samsung Diamond League, and this time it’s the men’s High Jump.
With none of the country’s three London 2012 Olympic Games champions in action, it was two vertical jumpers who flew highest at the UK Indoor Championships at Sheffield’s EIS Arena on Saturday and Sunday (9/10).
Having watched his Russian rival, Ivan Ukhov, dominate the London 2012 Olympic Games final on his territory in London last summer, British high jumper Robbie Grabarz is now eager to repay the favour at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow this coming August.
4 December 2012 – Birmingham – Three of Britain’s Olympic finalists have confirmed their participation in the Birmingham and Glasgow indoor legs of the world-class 2013 British Athletics Series.