• Eleven Olympic gold medalists will compete at DN Galan, Stockholm diamond league meeting.
» Tuesday, 14 August 2012
Article source: Athletics
This week on Friday, August 17th the tenth edition of Diamond League meetings will take place in Sweden. DN Galan Diamond League, held at the historical Stockholm Olympic Stadium, is a leading track and field meeting and the largest annual sporting event in Sweden. Already eleven gold medalists from London Olympics have declared their participation on Fridays track and field competition.
Olympic champions In DN Galan
• Sanya Richards-Ross, USA, 400 m and 4x400m relay
• Anna Chicherova, RUS, high jump
• Felix Sanchez, DOM, 400 m hurdles
• Jennifer Suhr, USA, pole vault
• Christian Taylor, USA, triple jump
• Brittney Reese, USA, long jump
• Tomasz Majewski, POL, shot put
• Yuliya Zaripova, RUS, 3000 m steeplechase
• Taoufik Makhloufi, ALG, 1500 m (will run 800 m in Stockholm)
• Valerie Adams, NZL, shot put
• Sandra Perkovic, CRO, discus throw
The 2012 events at DN Galan
Men (7): 100 m, 800 m, 3000 m, 400 m hurdles, Triple Jump, Shot Put and Javelin Throw.
Women (10): 200 m, 400 m, 1500 m, 3000 m Steeplechase, 100 m hurdles, High Jump, Pole Vault, Long Jump, Shot Put and Discus Throw.