Weltklasse ZÃ¼rich Inspiration Games will happen July 9. Eight events, eight venues. Socially distanced. This is the most aggressive event planning so far in 2020. Top stars and some creative events.
ZURICH (SUI): The events for the Weltklasse ZÃ¼rich Inspiration Games on 9 July have been confirmed. The adapted event will see athletes remotely compete at eight different venues simultaneously in pole vault, triple jump, 100 yards, 200m (men) and 150m, 300m hurdles, pole vault and 3x100m. World 200m champion Noah Lyles will race in Bradenton (USA) against former European sprint champions Churandy Martina (Papendal) and Christophe Lemaitre (Zurich). Allyson Felix (Walnut, USA) will take on Mujinga Kambundji (Zurich) and Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bradenton). Lea Sprunger (Zurich), Dalilah Muhammad (Walnut) and Zuzana Hejnova (Papendal) feature in the 300m hurdles. Aside from Felix and Kambundji, the three-nation relay will include Dafne Schippers in Papendal. Angelica Bengtsson will vault in Karlstad against Ekaterini Stefanidi in Walnut and Sandi Morris in Bradenton. Jimmy Vicaut, Andre De Grasse and Omar McLeod will all be in Bradenton for the 100 yards. Pedro Pablo Pichardo will line up in the triple jump in Lisbon against Christian Taylor (Bradenton) and Omar Craddock (Walnut). Piotr Lisek (Karlstad), Renaud Lavillenie (Aubiere) and Sam Kendricks (Bradenton) will feature in the pole vault. The 90-minute programme will be broadcast worldwide.