An array of world stars lined up to meet the media in Paris on Friday (3) ahead of the Meeting Areva Diamond League event at the Stade de France as the IAAF Diamond League continues after a three-week break.
The IAAF’s female athlete of 2014 Valerie Adams laid down the gauntlet to her shot put rivals on Friday (3), just 24 hours before she makes her first appearance of 2015 at the Meeting Areva IAAF Diamond League event in Paris on Saturday (4).
Two of the biggest names in world athletics are set to capture the crowd’s attention at the Meeting Areva in Paris on Saturday (4) when the IAAF Diamond League resumes after a two-week lay-off for various national championships and European team contests.
The provisional entry lists are now available for the eigth meeting of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League in Paris on 4 July.
Both women have already come close to breaking the 5000m world record in recent weeks, but at the Meeting Areva on 4 July Almaz Ayana and Genzebe Dibaba will face each other for the first time this year in a bid to run faster than 14:11.15 at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris.
The theme of this year’s Meeting Areva is one of world records. Four marks in particular could come under threat at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris on 4 July.
High jump heroes Mutaz Essa Barshim and Bogdan Bondarenko will duel at the Meeting Areva in Paris on Saturday 4 July, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting announced on Wednesday (21).
This year’s Meeting Areva will showcase some of the world’s best athletes when the IAAF Diamond League series reaches Paris on 4 July.