LAUSANNE, Switzerland โ€“ Current world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor has confirmed his participation in the Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League on 6 July, informs organisers.

Taylor will face teammate Will Claye, who recorded a wind-assisted 18m-plus jump to finish second to Taylor in Eugene last month, along with world silver medallist and fellow 18m-plus performer Pedro Pablo Pichardo.

Tori Bowie will go head-to-head with world champion Dafne Schippers in the 200m while the 400m hurdles features all three Olympic medallists (Dalilah Muhammad, Sara Slott Petersen and Ashley Spencer) along with two-time world champion Zuzana Hejnova and Swiss favourite Lea Sprunger.

Maria Lasitskene is confirmed for the high jump and Ivana Spanovic will also compete in the long jump.


By Alfonz Juck (eme news)

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