Italy's Marcell Jacobs to Lead Men's 60m at ORLEN Cup in Lodz

Italy’s Olympic champion, Marcell Jacobs, will be the headliner in the men’s 60m race at the ORLEN Cup in Lodz on February 4, 2023.

American veteran Mike Rodgers and Joris van Gool from the Netherlands will join him.

Italy's Marcell Jacobs to Lead Men's 60m at ORLEN Cup in Lodz
Italy’s Marcell Jacobs to Lead Men’s 60m at ORLEN Cup in Lodz

The competition will also feature top Polish athletes competing against international stars. This includes pole vaulters Piotr Lisek and Pawel Wojciechowski, American Sam Kendricks (the two-time world champion), and shot putters Konrad Bukowiecki and Michal Haratyk.

In the women’s 60m event, Ewa Swoboda will be joined by Marie Josee Ta Lou from the Ivory Coast.

All of these athletes are medallists from previous European Championships.


By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

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