Elaine Thompson in 200m at Jamaica Trials 2019

Jamaica’s Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah has been confirmed for Monaco’s Wanda Diamond League.

The meet will take place in Monaco on 14 August.

Thompson-Herah, in all condition, is the fastest woman in the World this year. She ran a wind-aided 10.73 seconds to win in Kingston on the weekend.

Marie-Josee Ta Lou is also down to compete in Monaco.

American world champions, Donavan Brazier, who won the 800m in Doha 2019, and new 110m hurdles king Grant Holloway, are among the headliners.

Spanish hurdler Orlando Ortega will also be in the line-up.

Also running will be World steeplechase champion Beatrice Chepkoech, who returns to the scene of her world record clocking of 8:44.32 from two years ago.

European 400m champion Justyna Swiety-Ersetic of Poland is another addition to the Herculis line-up.

Along with her four continental titles, the 27-year-old owns four global medals in the 4x400m.

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