• Schippers, Bromell, Bekele and Dibaba to contest at Manchester street competition this weekend

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The annual street competition -  Great City Games Manchester - will take place on Friday, May 20 followed by  Morrison Great Manchester 10km road race on Sunday  which will be headlined by Kenenisa Bekele and Tirunesh Dibaba. 

On Friday's street event, world 200m champion Dafne Schippers will take on Great Britain's top sprinters in the 100m dash. Meanwhile in the men's 100m race world bronze medalist Trayvon Bromell will line up against Britain's former world indoor 60m champion Richard Kilty and Chijindu Ujah. 

Olympic and World champion Greg Rutherford will contest in the long jump.

Friday's event will broadcast live at 6:00pm - 7:30pm local time. See more details here.

Sunday's event will be also broadcast live at 11:00am - 1:00pm local time. See more details here.

For entry lists and results see page here.

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