Erriyon Knighton, the 18-year-old American sprinter, made history by winning bronze in the 200m at the 2022 World Athletics Championships. He is the youngest-ever individual sprint medalist in Championships history.

OSLO (NOR) – Organizers of the Oslo Diamond League have confirmed that Erriyon Knighton will be among the athletes competing in the highly anticipated 200m race on June 15. The event promises to be a thrilling showdown, with top sprinters from around the world vying for victory.

Joining Knighton on the track will be a formidable lineup of athletes, including Andre De Grasse, Kenny Bednarek, Luxolo Adams representing South Africa, Andrew Hudson from Jamaica, Alexander Ogando representing the Dominican Republic, and Italy’s Filippo Tortu. The race is set to be a test of speed, skill, and determination, as these athletes push themselves to the limit.

Wayde Van Niekerk and Kirani James Lead Stellar Lineup in Oslo Diamond League’s Powerhouse 400m Race

In addition to the 200m race, the Oslo Diamond League will also feature an exciting lineup in the 400m event. Wayde Van Niekerk, the reigning Olympic champion, will be joined by other top contenders such as Kirani James, Champion Allison, and Vernon Norwood from the USA. The competition will further heat up with the participation of Muzala Samukonga from Zambia, Anthony Zambrano representing Colombia, and Great Britain’s Matthew Hudson Smith.

The Oslo Diamond League is renowned for attracting world-class athletes, and this year’s edition promises to deliver exceptional performances and unforgettable moments on the track.


By Alfonz Juck (eme news)

EME NEWS is news service relating to the sport of athletics. It is published on daily basis with additional updates, as required.

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