There was definitely a light-hearted mood at the traditional pre-meeting press conference for the Weltklasse Zurich, a day ahead of the first of the two IAAF Diamond League finals on Thursday (3).
As befits the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals, with the Weltklasse Zurich coming just a few days after the end of the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015, the famous Swiss meeting will feature a plethora of world champions on Thursday (3).
The IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 is over. But the show goes on. There is more top-level athletics to be enjoyed over the next two weeks with the IAAF Diamond League finals in Zurich and Brussels.
The provisional entry lists are now available for the first final of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League in Zurich on Thursday (3).
Two weeks prior to the annual gathering of athletics stars at Letzigrund Stadium, organisers of the Weltklasse Zurich have announced the star cast for the men’s 400m, 800m, and 1500m for the first of the IAAF Diamond League finals on 3 September.
World 1500m record-holder Genzebe Dibaba is the latest athlete to sign up for the Weltklasse meeting. The Ethiopian star will contest the 3000m at the IAAF Diamond League final in Zurich on 3 September.
With just four weeks to go until the 2015 edition of the Weltklasse Zürich, the first of this year's IAAF Diamond League finals, the meeting organisers were able to announce sparkling entry lists for another three events on Thursday (6).
The Weltklasse Zurich on 3 September will host another star-studded IAAF Diamond League final with 100 international stars having already signed up for the prestigious event.