When world, Olympic, European and Commonwealth gold medallist Greg Rutherford takes to the long jump runway at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham on 18 August, it will be his final appearance at a British IAAF Diamond League meeting.
Olympic gold medallists Tianna Bartoletta, Ekaterini Stefanidi and Greg Rutherford are among a host of athletes who have confirmed they will compete at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix Glasgow, the final stop of the IAAF World Indoor Tour, on Sunday 25 February.
World long jump champion Greg Rutherford believes the Müller Anniversary Games at the London Stadium on Sunday 9 July will be his biggest test ahead of his title defence attempt at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 in August.
Defending Olympic champion Greg Rutherford flirted with elimination but eventually the reigning Olympic, world, European and Commonwealth champion, after two fouls, scraped into Saturday’s final with his third effort of 7.90m to finish 10th overall.
Back on Super Saturday four years ago, the famous night when British athletes won three gold medals within an hour at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Greg Rutherford was probably the least expected of the trio to triumph but he has since gone on to prove himself to be the consummate championship performer.
The British Olympic Association has today announced the 80 track and field athletes who will represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland at next month’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
“See you in Birmingham” was a common phrase overheard at the closing dinner of the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on Thursday night, and several disciplines being contested at both events, most flights from Rome to England on Friday and Saturday carried world-class athletes ready to contest in their second Diamond League in three days.
Since 2012, Caterine Ibarguen has turned the triple jump into a discipline of four elements: hop, step, jump, win.
So many great athletes are crammed into this year’s IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome that it is impossible to forecast what the headlines will be at the end of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea on Thursday night (2).
Great Britain’s world, Olympic and European champion Greg Rutherford will face many of the world’s best long jumpers at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham on Sunday 5 June.
Organisers of the Golden Gala Pietro Mennea have revealed the names of three global champions who are set to compete at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Rome on 2 June.
With little more than six months to go until the athletics programme gets underway in Rio de Janeiro, Olympic champion Greg Rutherford set an early season benchmark with his 2016 opener at a collegiate meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.