Semenya vs other African rivals
MONACO (MON): Jean-Pierre Schoebel, Director of the Athletics Meeting, revealed the list of athletes coming to the 2016 edition of Herculis. The competition is bound to be captivating only 3 weeks from the opening of the Rio Olympic Games. During the day of the meeting, the traditional 1000m races will occur with 42 races scheduled for runners with and without an athletics license. Also the Herculis Perche Tour is taking place. It will begin on Villefranche-sur-Mer’s beach on July 12th, will pass by the Port Hercule in Monaco on July 13th and will end on the Sablettes beach in Menton on July 14th. Conseslus Kipruto headlines men steeple field, Caster Semenya will be checked in the women 800 m by strong Kenyan Margaret Wambui and BurundiÂ´s Francine Nyionsaba. Hellen Obiri and Mercy Cherono will clash in women 3000 m and in non-DL 800 m World leader Nicholas Kipkoech will face a strong field headed by fresh European Champion Adam Kszczot.