PARIS, France: Christian Coleman will face joint European record-holder Jimmy Vicaut over 100m in the Paris Diamond League on 30 June.

 

Vicaut opened his season with a promising 10.00s flat at the French Interclubs Championships.

Olympic 200m bronze medallist Christophe Lemaitre will take on world-leader Clarence Munyai from South Africa over 200m while Marie-Josee Ta Lou is confirmed for the women’s 200m.

No Paris Diamond League, but Laura Muir will be a vet soon

LONDON, Great Britain: Double world indoor medallist Laura Muir, who has famously been combining training with studying to be a vet, has passed her final qualification exams.
The British middle-distance runner tweeted: “I PASSED MY FINALS!!! I’m going to be a VET!!!”

KIL, Swedeen: 2004 Olympic high jump champion Stefan Holm will come out of retirement to take on his 13-year-old son, Melwin Holm-Lycke, who has jumped 1.98m, in Kil, Sweden, on 2 June at the meeting named after him.

The 41-year-old says he usually jumps a bit higher than Melwin in training.

BERLIN, Germany: Robert Harting, the 2012 Olympic discus champion, will compete for the last time before retirement at the ISTAF Meeting in Berlin on September 2, the German has confirmed.

He has competed at the meeting eight times already. The meeting has also been named as the farewell meeting of sprinter Kim Collins, according to leichtathletik.de.

ESSEN, Germany: European high jump bronze medallist Eike Onnen will compete in the TLV Germania Überruhr meeting for long jump and high jump in Essen on 31 May, informs leichtathletik.de.

BERLIN, Germany: Asian hammer record-holder Wang Zheng of China will be in action at the hammer meeting in Marzahn, Berlin, on June 2.

Germany’s Charlene Woitha will continue to seek the 70m European standard.

MONACO: One is a confirmed star of the world circuit, the other a rising star of the sprint, and both will be carrying the Italian hopes on July 20 at the Herculis EBS meeting.

Gianmarco Tamberi in the high jump and Filippo Tortu in the 200m.

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