15 World Stars for Gyulai Memorial
SZEKESFEHERVAR (HUN): The 8th edition of Istvan Guylai Memorial in Szekesfehervar (EA Classic) announced for July 2 in total 15 World stars to compete. Bahamian stars Steven Gardiner and Shaunae Miller-Uibo are confirmed for the 400 m. Great duel in high jump as Mutaz Essa Barshim will face Danil Lysenko. Genzebe Dibaba is scheduled for the mile and World champion Elijah Manangoi for 1000 m. Also to note in the 110 m hurdles for home star and World medalist Balazs Baji the Jamaican Omar McLeod and Sergey Shubenkov. Shot put has another Hungarian top athlete Anita Marton against Christina Schwanitz. World record holder Anita Wlodarczyk goes for hammer, another London winner Christian Taylor is in triple jump, Tianna Bartoletta promised the double (100 m and long jump) and Czech Zuzana Hejnova is confirmed for the 400 m hurdles.
RunBlogRun opines: The Gyulai Memorial is on my bucket list. Watching the meet on TV, I was impressed with the interaction between crowd and stars. Check out the Instagram for the meet. (Oh, and you must see @TheKoriMonster)