The Bauhaus Galen meet is one amazing meet. Each year, Swedish fans and global fans get to see top class athletes in an historic stadium on a wonderfully cool Scandanavian evening. The global athletes that appear in Stockholm have enthralled athletes over te decades.
The release below gives us an idea where BAUHAUS Galan is going in 2020. The pandemic has all but ended 2020 season. It is appreciated that the Wanda Diamond League and European Athletics events have given us a season that is both guarded and carefully observed.
To say that Mondo Duplantis will be a big draw in his homeland.
Star-studded BAUHAUS gala awaits
There will be a star-studded BAUHAUS gala again in 2020, despite prevailing circumstances. Most of the world’s foremost athletes come to Stockholm Stadium to compete on 23 August.
In pole vault, it is already clear that Swedish superstar Armand Duplantis will come to the competition and he will have really good company in the 2019 world champion, the American Sam Kendricks and the WC 3 Piotr Lisek from Poland.
A battle for the Swedish record
During the ladies’ pole vault, we can expect a really cool duel for the Swedish record between Michaela Meijer and Angelica Bengtsson. This week, Meijer hit a super jump of 4.83 m, which means a new Swedish record. High-class international jumpers will also be present during the BAUHAUS gala. The starting list includes top 5 names from the WC 2019, Katerina Stefandi (3rd), Holly Bradshaw (4th) and Alysha Newman (5th).
Strong starting field in discus
Reigning world champion Daniel StÃ¥hl also faces tough opposition in discus. The competition, which will be part of the Diamond League, includes, for example, Andrius Gudzius and the WC 4 from Romania Alin Firfriica.
Starting field pole vault and discus
Mondo Duplantis, SWE (World Cup 2nd, world record holder)
Sam Kendricks, USA (WC 1st 2019)
Piotr Lisek, POL (VM 3rd)
Melker SvÃ¤rd-Jakobsson, SWE
Raphael Holzdeppe, GER (VM 6: a)
Sondre Guttormsen, NOR
Thiago Braz, BRA (VM 5: a)
Ben Broedere, BEL (VM 12: a)
Women pole vault
Angelica Bengtsson, SWE (VM 6: a)
Michaela Meijer, SWE (Swedish record holder)
Katerina Stefanidi, GRE (VM 3rd)
Holly Bradshaw, GBR (VM 4: a)
Alysha Newman, CAN (VM 5: a)
Daniel StÃ¥hl, SWE (WC 1st 2019)
Simon Pettersson, SWE
Kristjan Ceh, SLO
Ole Staunes, NOR
Andrius Gudzius, LTU (VM 12: a)
Alin Firfriica, ROU (VM 4: a)
Pole vault High jump
Long jump pole vault
Discus Long Jump
Wanda Diamond League Calendar 2020
MEETING COUNTRY DATE
Oslo NOR 11th June 2020 (Impossible Games – WDL exhibition event)
Zurich SUI 9th July 2020 (Inspiration Games – WDL exhibition event)
Monaco MON 14th August 2020
Stockholm SWE 23rd August 2020
Lausanne SUI 2nd September 2020 (WDL exhibition street event)
Brussels BEL 4th September 2020
Rome / Naples ITA 17th September 2020
Doha QAT 25th September 2020
China2 CHN 17th October 2020 (venue tba)-cancelled