The IAAF Diamond League bandwagon has arrived in Lausanne for Thursday’s eighth meeting of the series – and the summer melodies are sweet indeed. By the time what promises to be another pulverising night of track and field action is over at the Stade de la Pontaise, the headlines may have been written by any one of a number of athletes.
Later this week, the IAAF Diamond League heads to Lausanne for the eighth meeting in the 2018 series. Here we look back at three of the more memorable moments from the Swiss city.
The provisional entry lists for the eighth meeting of the 2018 IAAF Diamond League in Lausanne on 5 June are now available.
Gudaf Tsegay heads a strong women's 1500m field announced today by organisers of Lausanne's Athletissima, the eighth stop of the IAAF Diamond League, on 5 July.
Having notched up two IAAF Diamond League victories already this year, Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega will aim for a third at Athletissima in Lausanne on 5 July.
There will be 21 world and Olympic champions at Athletissima on 5 July, but perhaps one of the most intriguing athletes set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne is not part of that group of global medallists.
The men’s triple jump has a history of creating exciting showdowns in Lausanne. The battle between this year’s top two athletes promises to draw an enthusiastic crowd the Athletissima IAAF Diamond League fixture on 5 July, with the magic mark of 18 metres under close scrutiny this year.
The 100m will be one of Athletissima’s highlights as the world, Olympic and European champions will line up alongside one another at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 5 July.
With three months until Athletissima on 5 July, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne have confirmed the presence of five global championships and a host of top Swiss athletes.