Diamond League

Sunday 27th February 2011

This week a friend got tickets to the Birmingham leg of the global Diamond League athletics series, a fiercely competitive competition and a showcase for the world’s greatest athletic talents. Naturally, as soon as I found we had tickets I went on the website to find out which events would be featuring at this meet.

Here are a few of the events we’ll be seeing and who might be taking part. Please excuse the British bias here!

100m men: Tyson Gay / Asafa Powell

200m and 400m women: Allyson Felix

400m hurdles men: Dai Greene

800m: David Rudisha / Abubaker Kaki

5000m men: Mo Farah / Eliud Kipchoge

100m hurdles women: Jessica Ennis?

High jump women: Blanka Vlasic

Pole Vault women: Yelena Isinbaeva

Triple Jump men: Phillips Idowu / Teddy Tamgho

Shot Putt men: Christian Cantwell

Javelin men: Andreas Thorkildsen

Can’t wait!

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