Lavillenie, Powell, Crouser
MARSEILLE (FRA): Renaud Lavillenie leads the French team for the Decanation in Marseille on 13 September. The hosts will face teams from Japan, China, Ukraine, the Americas and a team comprised of international athletes based in France. Other top names on the French team include Cindy Billaud (100m hurdles), Floria Guei (400m), Christophe Lemaitre (200m), Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad (2000m), Dimitri Bascou (110m hurdles) and Benjamin Compaore (triple jump). Kevin Mayer will also compete in the shot put and pole vault in preparation for Talence. Top international names in action include Olympic champions Tianna Bartoletta and Ryan Crouser, Asafa Powell, Clayton Murphy, Courtney Okolo and Cleopatra Borel.