Asafa Powell to run at Meeting de Paris

PARIS, France – Asafa Powell and Richard Kilty will clash over 60m at the Meeting de Paris (EA Indoor Permit) on January 27.

Jamaica’s Powell is a former world 100m record holder while Great Britain’s Kilty is the reigning European Indoor champion.

American Mike Rodgers and Yunier Perez, who is returning from injury, are also down to face the starter.

Local stars Renaud Lavillenie, Kevin Mayer and Pascal Martinot-Lagarde are also down for the meet.

World champions Sam Kendricks and Shawn Barber are the pole vaulters.

In the hurdles, Orlando Ortega faces Hungarian Balazs Baji and Aurel Manga.

On the women’s side, Swiss record holder Mujinga Kambundji takes on fastest Pole Ewa Swoboda and home World indoor finalist Carolle Zahi and Orlann Ombissa-Dzangue.


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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