News : Rome hosts another meeting of the Diamond in search of World Records


News : Rome hosts another meeting of the Diamond in search of World Records

Warholm will be one of the big stars in Rome / AFP

Time keeps running and events in the world of athletics do not stop despite the difficult context we are living in. We have already witnessed several meetings of the Diamond League of the highest level and in which we have been able to see unimaginable marks a few months ago during the confinement. Monaco, Brussels, Stockholm … this goes on and we already have the next meeting around the corner. The League of Diamonds for next Thursday, September 17 in Rome, where a competition will be held again with the presence of some of the best athletes in the world. Several careers stand out in which their protagonists will look for brands that approach the World Record. Level and athletes in optimal shape, there is.

Warholm and Duplantis, again for the world record

In the women’s high jump, the two best female jumpers of the moment (with Lastitskene’s permission), the Ukrainian Levchenko and Mahuchikh, duel after the latter beat in Brussels. Duplantis will attack the world record again and will share evidence with Lavillenie, already recovered from his injury. The Dutch Femke Bol will be the big favorite in the women’s 400 hurdles, while Karsten Warholm will once again become one of the great protagonists and will attack again the world record of the 400 men’s hurdles.

A spectacular 3,000

Big names in the male 3,000. Jakob Ingebritgtsen will be the great favorite and will have as rivals the Italian Crippa, Jacob Kiplimo, who has just achieved a mark in the 5,000 in Ostrava, and the Australian McSweyn. In the women’s 800 the British Laura Muir will have her compatriot Jemma Reekie as a great opponent, while in the women’s 100 the big star will be the Jamaican Elaine Thompson. In the men’s 100, Michael Rodgers, Simbine or Mario Burke are challenged.

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