2019 Hengelo Diary: Exciting events for June 9 FBK Meeting! Hassan wants faster Euro 5000m record!


HENGELO (NED): The long distance events should provide some of the highlights at the FBK Games in Hengelo on Sunday (IAAF World Challenge). European champion Sifan Hassan competes over 5000m in which she will face a strong Kenyan contingent including Caroline Kipkirui, Margaret Chelimo and Alice Aprot while Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha looks set to target a fast time in the men's 5000m. Seven sub-10 competitors will line up for the men's 100m including US veteran Mike Rodgers and former European champion Churandy Martina while teammate and two-time world 200m champion Dafne Schippers headlines the women's 100m. Olympic champion Brianna McNeal is also confirmed for the 100m hurdles. Elsewhere, world champion Sam Kendricks is confirmed for the pole vault and world champion Jeff Henderson faces Olympic champion Luvo Manyonga in the long jump.

Leave a comment

Wake up to RunBlogRun's news in your inbox. Sign up for our newsletter and we'll keep you informed about the Sport you love.

Subscribe to RunBlogRun's Global News Feed

* indicates required