Two-time European indoor 800m champion Selina Buchel decimated her previous 800m personal best by more than two seconds at the 2015 IAAF Diamond League meeting in Paris. The 25-year-old from Switzerland fondly reflects on that stunning breakthrough performance in the French capital and the significant role it played in her career.
With two months to go to the 41st edition of Athletissima, organisers of the IAAF Diamond League meeting have announced that four of Switzerland’s leading athletes will compete in Lausanne on 25 August.
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).
You could be almost be forgiven for not knowing who Selina Buchel was this time last year when she failed to make the final of her home European Championships in Zurich, but this year is a different story.
Olympic champion and 800m world record-holder David Rudisha has confirmed that he will be at the 40th edition of Athletissima in Lausanne on 9 July, the ninth IAAF Diamond League meeting of 2015.
With just four months to go until Athletissima takes place, organisers have announced that two of the world’s biggest athletics stars will be competing at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on 9 July.