Brazil’s Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz and IAAF Continental Cup shot put champion Darlan Romani will be among the top attractions at the Grande Prêmio Brasil Caixa de Atletismo that will open the 2019 IAAF World Challenge and IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge on Sunday (28) in Bragança Paulista, São Paulo.
World record-holder and world indoor champion Renaud Lavillenie will face world champion Sam Kendricks in the Prefontaine Classic pole vault at the ‘Friday Night at Pre’ programme for the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene on 25-26 May.
Brazilian shot putter Darlan Romani highlighted the Grande Prêmio Brasil de Atletismo, an IAAF World Challenge Meeting in São Bernardo do Campo, near São Paulo, on Saturday (3).
Brazil’s Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz da Silva highlights the field of athletes who will compete on Saturday (3) at the Grande Prêmio Brasil de Atletismo, part of the IAAF World Challenge, at the Arena Caixa in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo.
A dozen Olympic champions are set to face strong early season challenges as the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series continues in Shanghai on Saturday (13) evening.
An all-star cast takes centre stage for the men’s pole vault in Shanghai on 13 May as two world champions, the Olympic gold medallist and the world record-holder all vie for points at the second stop of the IAAF Diamond League.
World record-holder Renaud Lavillenie will return to the Prefontaine Classic for a fifth time, and prime among his challengers at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Eugene will be both Thiago Braz – who famously thwarted the Frenchman’s bid for a second Olympic gold in Rio – and Olympic bronze medallist Sam Kendricks of the US.
Olympic pole vault champion Thiago Braz defeated a stellar line-up – including three senior global champions – by two clear heights at the Perche Elite Tour in Rouen on Saturday (28) night.
The Athletissima meeting will have a strong Olympic theme as several medallists from Rio will be at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 25 August.