Tori Bowie, photo by PhotoRun.net
Dafne Schippers, photo by PhotoRun.net
Bowie vs Schippers
LAUSANNE (SUI): Current world and Olympic triple jump champion Christian Taylor has confirmed his participation in the Athletissima Lausanne Diamond League on 6 July, informs organisers. Taylor will face teammate Will Claye, who recorded a wind-assisted 18m-plus jump to finish second to Taylor in Eugene last month, along with world silver medallist and fellow 18m-plus performer Pedro Pablo Pichardo. Tori Bowie will go head-to-head with world champion Dafne Schippers in the 200m while the 400m hurdles features all three Olympic medallists (Dalilah Muhammad, Sara Slott Petersen and Ashley Spencer) along with two-time world champion Zuzana Hejnova and Swiss favourite Lea Sprunger. Maria Lasitskene is confirmed for the high jump and Ivana Spanovic will also compete in the long jump.