Superb women 1500 m field
STOCKHOLM (AUG): IAAF Diamond League is back with DN Galan at the historical Olympic Stadium. In 16 DL events special fields are set to compete, home spectators waiting for women 1500 m and also men long jump. Great US duels in women sprints, Felix-Bowie in the 200 m and SRR-McCorory in 400 m. French Eurowinners (Lavillenie, Lesueur) are not missed. MenÂ´s 5000 m field is ready for a new world lead. Overseas athletes are fresh, Europeans could be tired from Letzigrund.
Event by event
100 m: Jamaicans Carter and Ashmeade vs US Rodgers and Britons HAA with Ujah.
800 m: Kszczot with Euro gold, Amos with African gold, Bosse looking for revenge.
5000 m: Ndiku won CG, Soi was succesfull at DL, but also Ethiopians and Rupp are running. WL 12:59.82 to be attacked.
400mH: Culson, Tinsley against Fredericks and Magi with recent medals. What about Caribbean stars Gordon and Sanchez.
PV: Lavillenie to continue in winning, US Hollis is in life-time shape.
LH: Local hero Torneus with US Champ Henderson and Mokoena.
SP: Everybody here, top 3 from Zurich, all best Americans.
JT: Full Zurich podium against WL holder Ihab, African Champ Yego.
200 m: Is Felix back in such shape to beat Bowie who last time clocked 100 WL.
400 m: McCorory leads the list, but Sanya wants to attack her, as will do Jamaicans NVM and McPherson.
1500 m: Swedish duel Aregawi vs Bahta, but also Hassan and Aregawi and not to forget G. Dibaba, the best field of the day.
Steeple: Ayalew wants to confirm her position. But Coburn is there and also home European silver winner Fougberg.
100mH: Harper-Nelson vs Pearson, but also Ali and Harrison vying for top placing.
HJ: Zurich podium and time for Kuchina for revenge over Beitia.
LJ: WL holder Bartoletta, and all Zurich medalists (Lesueur, Spanovic, Klishina). And World and Olympic winner Reese.
DT: Perkovic to attack MR of 68.77 m.