Two of athletics’ most popular performers, Blanka Vlasic and Emma Green, will compete in the high jump at the DN Galan meeting in Stockholm, an IAAF Diamond League meeting, on 21 August.
Almost immediately as Abeba Aregawi had finished the 1500m at last year’s XL-Galan, having missed the world indoor record by an agonising 12 hundredths of a second, she decided to return to the IAAF Indoor Permit meeting in Stockholm on 6 February even more determined to break the mark.
There will be 13 women in Saturday’s final as common sense prevailed on Thursday morning after that number of women cleared 1.92m.
The women’s High Jump at the DN Galan meeting in Stockholm just got an extra lift with the confirmation that Croatia’s two-time World champion Blanca Vlasic will also compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 22 August.
The second day of various national indoor championships were held across Europe on Sunday (17), and there were impressive results in Prague from Czech shot putter Martin Stasek and pole vaulter Jan Kudlicka.
Several of the key competitors in tomorrow’s DN Galan - Samsung Diamond League line-up met with the press this afternoon at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre.