Haile Gebrselassie, 2012 Tokyo Marathon, photo by PhotoRun.net
Wells, Jones, Carruthers, photo by PhotoRun.net
The Ethiopian federation will be holding its 10,000 meter trials at the Hengelo meeting.
NAMES FOR HENGELO
HENGELO (NED): The jubilee 30th FBK Games of Hengelo (May 27, IAAF World Challenge) will have as one of the top races the men´s 10 000 m with Haile Gebrselassie billed as Ethiopian Olympic Trials at the distance. Also running Imane Merga, Sileshi Sihine and Gebre Gebremariam. Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius is in the 400 m, Churandy Martina in the 100 m against Mario Forsythe. In the 800 m home stars Bram Som and Rob Lathouwers will face Kenyan Alfred Kirwa Yego and European Champion Marcin Lewandowski. Discus throwers Rutger Smith and Erik Cadee will compete against world leader Zoltan Kovago and former champion Virgilijus Alekna. European Champion Philips Idowu is the star of the triple jump. In the 100 m hurdles US stars Danielle Carruthers, Lolo Jones and Kellie Wells will clash together. Tiffany Townsend and Charonda Williams will run the 200 m with young talent Jamiel Samuel. 2007 World Champion Janeth Jepkosgei is the 800 m favorite. Also running former 1500 m world champion Maryam Jamal and Dutch Euro medalist Yvonne Hak. Men´s shot put will be held on May 26 in the city center with olympic winner Tomasz Majewski, world medalist Dylan Armstrong and home Rutger Smith.