Marcell Jacobs, photo by European Athletics
Ronnie Baker, courtesy of adidas Running
The 60m battle between Marcell Jacobs and Ronnie Baker could prove exciting at Lieven. The women’s pole vault, with Anzelhika Siderova and Katie Nageotte could be a titanic struggle, and the one that could shake it all up? Why Grant Holloway versus the hurdlers de France!
Jacobs vs Baker and fast distances
LIEVIN (FRA): Liévin’s Arena Stade Couvert will have the allowed capacity of 5000 spectators (this number of tickets was sold) and offer fast middle distances on Thursday evening. Gudaf Tsegay wants to attack the mile World indoor record, strong Ethiopian group the 3000 m World indoor record (Barega, Girma, Wale), also Jakob Ingebrigtsen goes for the top mark in the 1500 m. Olympic winner Marcell Jacobs is facing Ronnie Baker from the USA. Another event that can bring top mark, men´s 60 m hurdles with World record holder Grant Holloway against French elite. For sure in the indoor season 2022 until now the top line-up from a meet which started back in 1988. For example women pole vault with Anzhelika Sidorova vs Katie Nageotte or Chris Nilsen in men competition. Briton Elliot Giles is in the 800 m with women clash Halimah Nakaayi against Natoya Goule at this distance. Special late entry in women long jump is triple Olympic winner and World record holder Yulimar Rojas.