2019 Zurich DL Diary: Warholm vs. Benjamin...

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Warholm_Karsten1-Rome18.jpgKarston Warholm, photo by PhotoRun.net

Benjamin_RaiQ1a-USAout19.jpgRai Benjamin, photo by PhotoRun.net

This race will be crazy exciting!

Warholm vs Benjamin
ZURICH (SUI): The qualifiers for the first of the two Diamond League finals, in Zurich on Thursday, have been confirmed. Concluding the programme will be the men's 400m hurdles, which includes the first-ever meeting between Karsten Warholm and Rai Benjamin. Genzebe Dibaba, Sifan Hassan and Konstanze Klosterhalfen should be a particular highlight in the 1500m. New world record-holder Dalilah Muhammad meets Sydney McLaughlin over 400m hurdles. Mutaz Essa Barshim will take on Bohdan Bondarenko in the high jump. Mondo Duplantis, Sam Kendricks, Renaud Lavillenie and Piotr Lisek go head to head in the pole vault. The women's 200m features Dina Asher-Smith, Elaine Thompson, Dafne Schnippers and Shaunae Miller-Uibo. Mujinga Kambundji is among eight Swiss athletes set to appear in the main programme.

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