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• Lavillenie to star Jablonec Indoor Gala

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Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie will headline the final European Athletics Indoor Permit indoor meet the Jablonec Indoor Gala on Saturday, March 5.

The competition in  Jablonec, Czech Republic will be the last indoor meet for the Olympic champion Lavillenie before heading to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Portland.The French pole vaulter is leading the men's pole vault world season's chart with a mark of 6.03m. 

The men's 60m dash in Jablonec will see world indoor champion Richard Kilty. For Kilty thismeet  will be the last one indoors as he has decided to skip world indoor championships in order to prepare better for outdoors and Olympics. The women's 60m will be lead by Trinidad and Tobago top sprinter  Michelle-Lee Ahye.

Other top stars announced for the Saturday's meeting are, defending European outdoor champion in 100m hurdles Tiffany Porter of Great Britain and the 2012 European champion in 100m hurdles Alina Talay of Belarus. Talay also took bronze in 100m hurdles at Beijing World Championships last August.

In the men's shot put, Olympic champion Tomasz Majewski will take onhis countryman 18-year-old world junior record holder Konrad Bukowieck, the IAAF World Indoor Tour winner Tim Nedow of Canada and season's #4 shot putter Tomas Stanek of Czech Republic.

The event will be stream live on Saturday at 8:30pm via CZ Sport channel. For more live streaming details visit page here.





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