As has become usual on the day before an IAAF Diamond League meeting, many of the top athletes in action at the Meeting Areva in Paris faced the world’s media on Friday (4).
You can’t do much better than being able to showcase a world record holder in the premier meeting in his home country and so Paris meeting director Laurent Boquillet has struck gold securing the services of Renaud Lavillenie for the eighth of this summer’s IAAF Diamond League meetings on Saturday (5).
The provisional entry lists are now available for the eighth meeting of the 2014 season of the IAAF Diamond League on 5 July in Paris.
A women’s 200m field and men’s 100m line-up both worthy of a major championships final will be among the expected highlights at the Meeting Areva on 5 July, the Paris stage of the IAAF Diamond League.
The Meeting AREVA has always loved the hurdles, and the 2014 edition of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris will be a further demonstration of this passion as the world’s best hurdlers descend on the French capital on 5 July.
Usain Bolt today confirmed that he won’t be competing on 5 July at the 2014 edition of the Meeting Areva, the French stage of the IAAF Diamond League, due to inflammation of his foot.
Organisers of the Meeting Areva, the eighth leg of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League, announced today (6) that Olympic champion Renaud Lavillenie will compete in Paris on 5 July.