• Innsbruck Golden Roof Challenge is Friday

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The world's top pole vault and long jump athletes at the Golden Roof Challenge in Innsbruck (AUT) at the Golden Fly Series 2017.

On the evening of Friday, 2 June 2017 the heart of Innsbruck's old town will once again provide the backdrop to a modern athletic spectacle of a special kind. The world's top pole vault and long jump athletes will compete in crossfire sequence within breath-taking proximity to the audience, hoping to qualify for the IAAF World Championships in Athletics and a place in the world's top rankings.

The specially designed "FlySwat", which is in fact the world's largest mobile athletic facility, offers an incomparable event atmosphere and brings spectators face to face with the world's elite athletes! This annual meet has become a highlight among athletic events and is known world-wide due to its successful broadcast and live-stream. 

Pole Vault:

To provide exciting high-class competitions, the organizers only invite world-class athletes to the event. This year’s edition of the Golden Roof Challenge in Innsbruck the audience will see Piotr Lisek (POL), number one in the world rankings and European champion indoor 2017. Besides the number 12 in the world rankings indoor 2017 Ivan Horvath (CRO) there will also be the juniors European champion 2015 Adam Hague (GBR) competing for the win in the middle of this beautiful city. In the female section the current number 6 in the world rankings indoor Wilma Murto (FIN) challenges also some of the world’s elite in Pole Vault including Morgan Leleux (USA), number 2 in the world rankings. 

Long-Jump:

There’s a high-carat field in long-jump, too: famous world record holder Paralympics and multiple Paralympic Champion Markus Rehm (GER) competes with European Indoor Champion 2015 Michael Torneus (SWE) and European Indoor Champion 2017 Izmir Smajlaj (ALB). At the women’s, Sarah Lagger (AUT), World Champion U19 Heptathlon 2016, Darya Klishina (RUS), European Indoor Champion 2011, 2013 and also Heido Alexouli (GRE) fight for the win in the Long-Jump discipline in front of such spectacular scenery. 

Live Stream: The event will be streamed live via Watch Athletics starting at 6:45pm Central European Time.  See live stream here.

Event Info: For more details visit the organizers website here.



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