Winners of the three biggest titles on offer over 400m hurdles will line up against Norwegian record-holder Karsten Warmholm at the Oslo Bislett Games, part of the IAAF Diamond League, on 15 June.
US 400m hurdler Kerron Clement talks about the moment he won a long-awaited gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
A roll call of recent champions and record breakers will line up in Shanghai for the two hurdles events at the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 13 May when Olympic champions Omar McLeod and Kerron Clement face tough early season tests at the start of their 2017 campaigns.
Further global athletics stars have confirmed that they will open their 2017 IAAF Diamond League seasons in Doha, setting up an unmissable start to the 14-meeting series on 5 May at Qatar Sports Club.
After what many people thought was a modest and uninspiring season of 400m hurdling at an elite level, suddenly the event burst to life in Rio and a thrilling final saw four men go under 48 seconds for the first time in 15 years with Kerron Clement taking the gold medal in 47.73,
Kerron Clement consolidated his status as the slight favourite for the men’s 400m hurdles when he clocked a season’s best of 48,26 to win the first semi-final on Tuesday.
Could Kerron Clement return to the top of the podium at a major championship after a seven-year absence?
Jamaica’s world indoor champion Omar McLeod is one of several top hurdlers confirmed for Lausanne’s Athletissima meeting on 25 August, the 11th stop of this year’s IAAF Diamond League.