In her first race of the year over barriers, world indoor champion Kendra Harrison won the 60m hurdles at the Martin Luther King Invitational in Albuquerque in 7.81.
With the IAAF Diamond League finals just weeks away, the women’s 100m hurdles at Birmingham’s Muller Grand Prix on Sunday (18) will be one of the most intriguing events of the meeting.
Piotr Lisek won a monumental men’s pole vault at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco tonight (12) with an effort of 6.02m – a Polish record, meeting record, and world-leading mark.
World record-holders, world leaders and world ranked No.1 athletes will compete at the Bauhaus-galan when the IAAF Diamond League reaches Stockholm on Thursday 30 May.
Two countries dominated the second day of the third NACAC Championships as USA’s Kendra Harrison, Ajee Wilson and Jenna Prandini all set championship records, while Jamaican athletes collected four gold medals at Toronto’s Varsity Stadium on Saturday (11).
No fewer than 14 world and Olympic champions are among the galaxy of international track and field stars announced for the Shanghai Diamond League on 12 May, the second stop on the IAAF Diamond League circuit.
There aren’t many athletes who can upstage Usain Bolt in all his pomp. But Kendra Harrison did just that at the 2016 London Diamond League 12 months ago when the slight young hurdler from Tennessee lowered one of the sport’s longest-standing world records with a peerless run of personal redemption after she had failed to make the US team for the Rio Olympics.
World record-holder Kendra Harrison sped to a 12.28 victory in the 100m hurdles at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in the Hungarian city of Székesfehérvár on Tuesday (4) to jump to the top of the 2017 world list.
Her wild card from winning the Diamond Trophy last year meant that Kendra Harrison was already guaranteed a spot at the IAAF World Championships London 2017.
Sprint hurdles sensation Kendra Harrison of the US is promising a spectacular show when she returns to the London Stadium for the Müller Anniversary Games on 9 July, the ninth stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League series.