An unprecedented total of seven runners with personal bests under 2:20 will be competing, among them the defending champion and course record holder Tigst Assefa. Last year the Ethiopian achieve the sensational performance with 2:15:37 to win the race.
Eliud Kipchoge is set to make another appearance at the BMW BERLIN-MARATHON on Sunday, September 24. The double Olympic champion has a history of excellence at this venue, twice setting world records, most recently with a time of 2:01:09.
Two world records and several world leads were set at the Prefontaine Classic, Eugene Diamond League final, day 2. Duplantis soared to 6.23m to break pole vault record, while Gudaf Tseagy oblitereated women's 5000m record with 14:00.21.
The Diamond League Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field witnessed another spellbinding moment in the annals of athletics, as Swedish sensation Armand Duplantis etched his name deeper into the history books with a mesmerizing pole vault performance.
History was rewritten at the Eugene Diamond League final as Gudaf Tsegay smashed the women's 5000m world record during the famed Prefontaine Classic. The reigning world 10000m champion proved her mettle yet again by stopping the clock at a breathtaking 14:00.21.
Following a thrilling kickoff, the Diamond League final in Eugene is poised to deliver more exhilarating moments on its concluding day. As the competition resumes on Sunday, 17 more coveted Diamond League titles await, promising fierce contests and potentially unforgettable performances from the world's premier athletes.